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November 2015

Look What’s Cooking in our Kitchens

Look What’s Cooking in our Kitchens
The act of cooking and sharing a meal is one of life’s simplest pleasures, yet one of the most rewarding in so many ways. Our Kitchen Creations fund, sponsored by Unilever, recognizes this by supporting organizations that provide education and skills in the areas of food, nutrition and meal preparation. Read more about this post

A Few Festive Ways to Support Canadians in Need

A Few Festive Ways to Support Canadians in Need
The holiday season is the quintessential time to think about ways to spread good cheer and help put food on the tables of those in need. Supporting food banking is the perfect way to participate in the spirit of the season. Here are some ways you can incorporate helping Canadians in need into your annual holiday traditions. Read more about this post

On National Housing Day – A Call For Investment in Affordable Housing

On National Housing Day – A Call For Investment in Affordable Housing
Food banks consistently report that the high cost of housing is one of the most important drivers of the need for food assistance. There is not enough affordable housing to meet the need, leaving far too many Canadians to use their food budgets to pay the rent. Read more about this post

HungerCount is Coming November 17

HungerCount is Coming November 17
The HungerCount is the only comprehensive Canadian study of food banks and the people who access them. It shows the scope of the problems of hunger and food insecurity in Canada, and offers policy recommendations to reduce the need for food banks. 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)