About Us

Food Banks Canada is the only national charitable organization representing and supporting the food bank community across Canada. Learn more about us — how we’re organized, our membership, and our programs.

Learn About Hunger

Close to 900,000 Canadians each month are assisted by food banks. By understanding the nature of the problem, and the possible solutions, we can all do our part to make a difference.

Get Involved

Together, we can make a difference to help reduce hunger and improve the lives of the nearly 900,000 Canadians who turn to food banks each month. Learn how you or your company can contribute.

Media

The latest news about Food Banks Canada, our partners, and our programs, as well as helpful resources for our communications partners and members of the media.

Hunger Fact

Canadians in rural communities rely on a food bank

More Facts

How We Help

These publications provide an introduction to Food Banks Canada and the work we do, and deepen understanding about the need for food banks and their value to Canadians living in low-income situations.

Kraft Food for Families Infographic

Kraft Food for Families Infographic

Inforgraphic explaining the Kraft Food for Families program

Safe Food Handling Program Fact Sheet

Safe Food Handling Program Fact Sheet

General overview of the Safe Food Handling Program

Food Banks Canada Brochure

Food Banks Canada Brochure

Food Banks Canada is the only national organization dedicated to providing necessary food to Canadians. We work with government, major corporate donors, and our Members and Affiliate Member food banks across the country.

Introducing the National Food Sharing System

Introducing the National Food Sharing System

Learn about our National Food Sharing System and how you can support Canadians in need.

Sharing Our Stories 2009

Sharing Our Stories 2009

It is often difficult for individuals to understand the depth and breadth of the issue of hunger through hard facts alone. We hope that providing a snapshot of the life situations of individuals who are accessing food assistance in Sharing our Stories: Food Banks Helping Canadians will shed light on the individual stories behind the numbers.