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July 2016

Should Refugees Need to Access Food Banks?

Should Refugees Need to Access Food Banks?
Our response to Syrian refugees is just one example of how the voluntary sector – partially and imperfectly – is filling the gaps left by governments. Read more about this post

What will happen after the bell rings?

What will happen after the bell rings?
Many children from food insecure households go hungry during the summer months, when school meal programs are not available. Our new child hunger program, After the Bell, is helping kids in several communities enjoy nutritious foods so they too can enjoy a happy, healthy — and fun — summer. Read more about this post

Hunger doesn’t take a vacation

Hunger doesn’t take a vacation
This summer alone more than 950,000 Canadians will turn to a food bank for help. There is a growing need to support community food banks, and for this reason, egg farmers are a proud partner of Food Banks Canada. Read more about this post

Introducing After the Bell!

Introducing After the Bell!
For most kids, summer is a time for freedom and fun, but for some children it can mean struggling with hunger. When school winds down for summer so do many of the breakfast and lunch programs that ensure those kids that live with food insecurity get the food they need. 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)