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4 Million Canadians are food insecure

What does that mean exactly?

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Addressing Child Hunger

Each year an estimated 1.1 million children face food insecurity

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A Few Festive Ways to Support Canadians in Need

Here are some ways you can incorporate helping Canadians in need into your annual holiday traditions.

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In March 2015, 852,137 people received food from a food bank in Canada. More than one-third of those helped were children.

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A Liberal Majority Government

What does this mean for food security?

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A Fresh Approach to Giving

Fruits, vegetables, dairy and protein make it into the hands of families and individuals who need it each day through local food banks.

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Tips, Tricks and Strategies

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) and Cause Marketing continue to evolve and Food Banks Canada is in a privileged position to work with a wide range of organizations.

Thank you farmers across Canada for your support

What is World Food Day?

World Food Day #WFD2015 is an opportunity for the world to think and talk about food & food security.

Hunger Facts



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

Roger's Centre x 17

Over 850,000 Canadians

use a food bank each month - you could fill the Roger's Centre 17 times

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1 in 6 people

assisted by food banks are employed

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1 in 4

households pays more than it can afford for housing



Canadians in rural communities rely on a food bank

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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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