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May 2015

Addressing Child Hunger

Addressing Child Hunger
The numbers around child hunger in Canada are staggering. Each year an estimated 1.1 million children face food insecurity in communities across Canada. Read more about this post

Making Every Plate Full

Making Every Plate Full
Food Banks Canada recently launched our first annual #EveryPlateFull — a national food and fundraising campaign aimed at keeping food banks stocked through the summer months. Read more about this post

Every Plate Full – helping to fill much needed plates through the summer.

Every Plate Full – helping to fill much needed plates through the summer.
With 26,548,725 meals needed to feed Canadians who are hungry this summer, Food Banks Canada is asking Canadians coast-to-coast to help make #EveryPlateFull with their new, national fundraising campaign running from May 2 to 8. Read more about this post

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Hunger Facts

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38%

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