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August 2017

Food Banker Spotlight – Lori McRitchie of Airdrie Food Bank

Food Banker Spotlight – Lori McRitchie of Airdrie Food Bank
We are always interested in hearing more about the individuals in food banking across Canada! This month, our spotlight is on Lori McRitchie, Executive Director of Airdrie Food Bank in Airdrie, AB. Read more about this post

Dealing with the Back to School Struggle

Dealing with the Back to School Struggle
August kicks off the beginning of the back to school routine. The season of new haircuts, new clothes, school supplies, and don’t forget about the registrations for all the after school programs! Back to school can be a wallet-draining, stressful time of the year for most families. What about the families who are already struggling to make ends meet? How do they cope with the added costs? Read more about this post

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Hunger Facts

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