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October 2017

Gearing Up for the Holiday Season

Gearing Up for the Holiday Season
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

Fresh from the Farm – More Than a Youth Gleaning Program

Fresh from the Farm – More Than a Youth Gleaning Program
Fresh from the Farm has become much more than a youth gleaning program. It has provided the youth with a summer long nutrition and education experience of a lifetime. Read more about this post

Food Banker Spotlight – Lenetta Parry of Central Okanagan Food Bank

Food Banker Spotlight – Lenetta Parry of Central Okanagan Food Bank
We are always interested in hearing more about the individuals in food banking across Canada! This month, our spotlight is on Lenetta Parry, Executive Director of Central Okanagan Food Bank in British Columbia. 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)