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

are helped each month - that is the equivalent of 6,200 full school buses

More Facts

HungerCount

The HungerCount report is the only comprehensive study of food bank use in Canada.

It offers a snapshot of the people helped by food banks and other charitable food programs, looks at the causes of hunger and food insecurity, and offers recommendations to reduce hunger.

The 2014 HungerCount report is available now.

HungerCount 2012

HungerCount 2012

HungerCount is the only report of its kind in Canada which analyses food bank use nationally.

HungerCount 2012 Ontario Provincial Report

HungerCount 2012 Ontario Provincial Report

HungerCount Statistics for the Province of Ontario, 2012

HungerCount 2010

HungerCount 2010

A comprehensive report on hunger and food bank use in Canada, and recommendations for change.

HungerCount 2009

HungerCount 2009

A comprehensive report on hunger and food bank use in Canada, and recommendations for change.

HungerCount 2008

HungerCount 2008

A comprehensive report on hunger and food bank use in Canada, and recommendations for change.