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May 2019

Thank You, After the Bell Volunteers!

Thank You, After the Bell Volunteers!
You helped hungry children play and dream this summer. Read more about this post

Best Before or Expired? Food Banks’ Questions Answered

Best Before or Expired? Food Banks’ Questions Answered
There continues to be confusion about best before dates and expiry dates on food and what they really mean to food banks. Many people incorrectly say food has “expired” if it reaches its best before date, so they throw it out. Others complain that best before dates on food actually increase food waste. Read more about this post

Food Banker Spotlight – Sandy Singers, Partners in Mission Food Bank

Food Banker Spotlight – Sandy Singers, Partners in Mission Food Bank
We are always interested in hearing more about the individuals in food banking across Canada! This month, our spotlight is on Sandy Singers from the Partners in Mission Food Bank in Kingston, ON. Read more about this post

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Hunger Facts

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40%

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