Our Vision of Zero Hunger in Canada

Hunger is an issue in Canada, but it doesn’t have to be.

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Loblaw Companies Limited - National Holiday Food Drive

Donate these items to a holiday food drive near you.

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Terri Clark Rides the CP Holiday Train

Check for the CP Holiday Train stop nearest you and join in the festive spirit of music and the joy of giving.

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Recipes That Give

Pay it forward this holiday season with Egg Farmers of Canada and #RecipesThatGive

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Congratulations to Moisson Montréal for their recognition as a Top 10 Canadian Impact Charity. Food Banks Canada is also proud to receive this recognition.

Thank you Charity Intelligence Canada for recognizing our organizations.

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After the Bell

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Food Banker Spotlight – Laurie O’Connor

Food Banker Spotlight – Laurie O’Connor

This month, our spotlight is on Laurie O’Connor of the Saskatoon Food Bank & Learning Centre in Saskatoon, SK.

Food Banks Need More Than Just Food

Food Banks Need More Than Just Food

Did you know that girls and women represent 49% of the adults who access food banks each month?

Impossible Choices

Impossible Choices

We invite you to follow one of three stories of people experiencing food insecurity, and decide what you would do in each person’s situation. What choices would you make?

Lending a hand at After the Bell Packing Event

Lending a hand at After the Bell Packing Event

Our goal at Food Banks Canada is to distribute 100,000 food packs to kids in 2019. We need 1,000 corporate volunteers to make it happen.

Donating Nutritious Food to the Food Bank

Donating Nutritious Food to the Food Bank

If you are thinking of making a food bank donation, please consider these nutritious items in this handy list.

Make a Difference over the Holiday Season

Make a Difference over the Holiday Season

Here are some ways you can incorporate helping Canadians in need into your annual holiday traditions.

Hunger Facts

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38%

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

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Over 860,000 Canadians

use a food bank each month - you could fill the Roger's Centre 17 times

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1 in 6 people

assisted by food banks are employed

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1 in 4

households pays more than it can afford for housing

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156,000

Canadians in rural communities rely on a food bank

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Our Provincial Associations

We are pleased to work closely with 10 provincial associations and over 500 food banks

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