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June 2015

Building a Household Budget

Building a Household Budget
“Budget” – a six letter word that can strike fear, anger and frustration in our hearts. But with a few small changes to the way you spend and save your money (a.k.a. your budget), you may find that you have a greater understanding of your disposable income, a sense of satisfaction in your savings and enjoy the money you have on hand because you know that you are putting some away. Read more about this post

148 reasons to celebrate the contributions of caring Canadians!

148 reasons to celebrate the contributions of caring Canadians!
While we will shorten the list to the top 5 in the interest of space, there are definitely more than 148 great reasons why Canadians donate their time, money and energy to support food banks. Quite simply food banks are doing essential work in their communities. Read more about this post

You’re Never Too Young to Make a Difference For Those in Need!

You’re Never Too Young to Make a Difference For Those in Need!
Greg Rollingson, Principal of Champion School in Champion, Alberta contacted us to share a story about an exceptional student, Cale, who is 11, has taken it upon himself to help those in need in his community. Read more about this post

How Can We Reduce Food Bank Use Among Children?

How Can We Reduce Food Bank Use Among Children?
Nearly one million Canadian children live in families with incomes below the poverty level. 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)