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February 2016

Does your company belong on the red carpet?

Does your company belong on the red carpet?
Learn more about becoming a National Participant for Every Plate Full. In 2016, from May 1-31, food banks across Canada will come together to participate in the Every Plate Full Food Drive with an inspiring goal: to fill the plates of every hungry Canadian this summer. Read more about this post

Most needed heart-healthy food bank donations

Most needed heart-healthy food bank donations
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 post

Are you smitten? Spread the love this Valentine’s Day!

Are you smitten? Spread the love this Valentine’s Day!
While many are out at shopping malls to buy cards, flowers and other presents; there are others in your community who quietly struggle to make ends meet every month. Read more about this post

Sharply rising food prices are hurting us all

Sharply rising food prices are hurting us all
A number of factors, including a shrinking loonie and California’s drought, have resulted in rapidly rising food prices. While this is causing hardship for many Canadians, those with the lowest incomes are hardest hit. How are food banks coping with the increased need? What can you do to help? 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)