How to Give Back to Your Local Food Bank this Halloween

Take action this Halloween and find a local food bank to give funds, food or time!

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Thank You!

Thank you, Charity Intelligence Canada for recognizing Food Banks Canada and these organizations as the Top 100 Rated Charities for 2019.

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Donating Nutritious Food to the Food Bank

If you are thinking of making a food bank donation this holiday season, please consider these nutritious items in this handy list.

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What One Man and a Tractor Can Accomplish

Since its inception, FCC Drive Away Hunger has raised over 50 million meals!

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Living with Hunger: Impossible Choices

4 million Canadians are food insecure and struggle to put enough food on the table. Every day they face tough decisions about how to make ends meet.

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After the Bell

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Donating Nutritious Food

Donating Nutritious Food to the Food Bank

If you are thinking of making a food bank donation this holiday season, please consider these nutritious items in this handy list.

FCC - Drive Away Hunger

FCC - Drive Away Hunger

Since its inception, FCC Drive Away Hunger has raised over 50 million meals!

Food Banks Need More Than Just Food

Food Banks Need More Than Just Food

Did you know that girls and women represent 49% of the adults who access food banks each month?

Impact Report

Impact Report

With the help of committed partners and donors like you, Food Banks Canada was able to provide more food and funds to the food banking network than ever before.

Impossible Choices

Impossible Choices

We invite you to follow one of three stories of people experiencing food insecurity, and decide what you would do in each person’s situation. What choices would you make?

Food Banker Spotlight

Food Banker Spotlight – Robin Bailey

This month, our spotlight is on Robin Bailey from the Burlington Food Bank in Burlington, ON.

Hunger Facts

Canada

1.1 million

Canadians visited food banks 1.1 million times in March 2018.

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35%

of those relying on food banks nationally are children, when they only represent 20% of the population

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1 in 6 people

assisted by food banks are employed

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45%

of those using food banks are from single-person households.

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1 in 4

households pays more than it can afford for housing

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38%

of food distributed by Canadian food banks is fresh (eg. milk, eggs, fresh or frozen fruits and vegetables, bread)

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Our Provincial Associations

We are pleased to work closely with 10 provincial associations and over 500 food banks

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