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May 2017

After the Bell: 2 Days + 240 Volunteers + 100,000 lb of Food Equals To…

After the Bell: 2 Days + 240 Volunteers + 100,000 lb of Food Equals To…
On May 16 and 17th, Food Banks Canada hosted more than 240 volunteers from our corporate partners, committed to making kids’ summer joyful again by helping to relieve their hunger! Read more about this post

Community Gardening- A Way to Raise Food and Much, Much More

Community Gardening- A Way to Raise Food and Much, Much More
Some people were raised with gardening in their blood, others have no experience with it at all. Either way, it is a worthwhile endeavor. This activity is catching on with many Food Banks in a big way. 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 17th, 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

Celebrating Mothers

Celebrating Mothers
From the day a woman becomes a mother, her children look to her as a source of protection and well-being. Many mothers feel the overwhelming need to provide for their children, so, imagine the heartbreak when, due to life circumstances, a mother is not able to consistently put food on the table. 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)