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September 2016

Turkey Farmers Care

Turkey Farmers Care
Turkey Farmers of Canada is honoured to have this opportunity to give back to rural communities across the country so that people can enjoy a holiday turkey meal with family and friends, that otherwise may not happen. Read more about this post

Let’s Draw the Line on Hunger!

Let’s Draw the Line on Hunger!
This year during Hunger Awareness Week (September 19-23), Food Banks Canada is calling on Canadians to draw the line on hunger and share how we can make an impact on this solvable issue. Read more about this post

It’s Time for a National Poverty Reduction Strategy

It’s Time for a National Poverty Reduction Strategy
During Hunger Awareness Week, food banks across the country are telling the stories of the work they do in their communities. They are raising awareness of hunger in Canada, and asking all Canadians to take action to reduce food insecurity. Read more about this post

What One Man and a Tractor Can Accomplish

What One Man and a Tractor Can Accomplish
In 2004, a Farm Credit Canada employee decided to use his vacation time and his tractor and wagon to help his community. Read more about this post

After the Bell a resounding success!

After the Bell a resounding success!
Our new After the Bell program has wrapped up after a highly successful summer of delivering nutritious, kid-friendly snacks to children in Ontario and Saskatchewan. Coordinators, kids and parents are all giving the program rave reviews. 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)