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May 2016

700,000 meals and counting!

700,000 meals and counting!
Canadians from coast to coast have stepped up to raise over 700,000 meals so far for the Every Plate Full campaign but with your help we can help ensure more of our neighbours don’t go hungry this summer. Read more about this post

International Day of Families - Get involved with Every Plate Full!

International Day of Families - Get involved with Every Plate Full!
International Day of Families is an opportunity to reflect on the issues and consider the challenges, as well as opportunities, that are facing families across the world. Read more about this post

Hunger On The Hill – An important step to raise awareness

Hunger On The Hill – An important step to raise awareness
On May 18th, Food Banks Canada has asked all Parliamentarians and their staff to fast for the day to feel what it’s like to go through an average day without enough food to eat. Read more about this post

Canadians are filling plates!

Canadians are filling plates!
The Every Plate Full National Fund and Food Drive is officially underway with 124 food organizations participating this year. Read more about this post

Helping communities in Alberta affected by the wildfire

Helping communities in Alberta affected by the wildfire
We are grateful to know that all the staff at the Wood Buffalo Food Bank are safe and our thoughts go out to all community members who have been deeply affected by this situation. 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)