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.

Spotlight

Kids Helping Kids

Latest News

The Loblaw Companies Spring 2015 Food Drive

From March 20 – April 9, Loblaw will be holding their bi-annual Loblaw Companies food drive where you can donate food and funds that will go to your local food bank. Come out and support your community this Easter season!

Child Hunger Ends Here

Treat yourself and your loved ones to some of your family-favourite‘s like Chef Boyardee, Snack Pack, and Healthy Choice. ConAgra’s Child Hunger Ends Here campaign, from March 19-April 20, will donate 5¢ for every ConAgra product sold to Food Banks Canada.

Heart smart food bank donations

Statistics clearly indicate that heart healthy eating is important for everyone, regardless of gender, ethnicity or income level. People living in poverty often struggle to access healthy food choices, and heart-healthy items from food banks can go a long way towards improving their diet. Read more about this blog post.

Food insecurity in the North is a Canadian public health emergency

In Canada’s three territories, 1 in every 5 households skips meals because there isn’t enough food in the house, or eats suboptimal food because they can’t afford better. This has drastic consequences for the health of northerners. Read more about this post on our blog.

5 simple ways to get involved

Come visit our new blog! We are excited to have a forum to communicate with our community. We look forward to sharing news about the work of the food bank community in Canada, and engaging in conversation around hunger in Canada.

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