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December 2016

Food or Funds? How to help food banks during the holidays

Food or Funds?  How to help food banks during the holidays
Recent news stories have questioned whether donating food is the best way to help put food on the tables of those in need and advocated for people to move to donate money. We’ve added our thoughts to this discussion so read on to learn more about how you can best support your local food bank this holiday season. Read more about this post

Celebrating movers and sharers

Celebrating movers and sharers
Financial support is vital in helping our organization ensure that no Canadian goes hungry. But not every gift to Food Banks Canada comes as food or with a dollar sign in front of it. Find out which companies are contributing valuable services and resources, how these “gifts-in-kind” are helping us achieve our goals, and how you can get involved too. Read more about this post

Donate these items to a holiday food drive near you

Donate these items to a holiday food drive near you
We’ve all done it before — headed into our pantry to round up those never-been-eaten canned goods or strange spaghetti to cobble together a food drive donation. But are those odds and ends what food bank recipients need the most? Read more about this post

Gearing up for the holiday season: a few ways to support Canadians in need

Gearing up for the holiday season: a few ways to support Canadians in need
The holiday season is the quintessential time to think about ways to spread good cheer and help put food on the tables of those in need. Supporting food banking is the perfect way to participate in the spirit of the season. Here are some ways you can incorporate helping Canadians in need into your annual holiday traditions. 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)