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Each year, close to $31 billion of surplus food goes unused in Canada. While over 860,000 Canadians are helped by food banks each month. Help us win $750,000 to fund an app that diverts quality food from being wasted to help people in need. Vote a

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Roger's Centre x 17

Over 860,000 Canadians

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


About Hunger in Canada

We’ve collected all the items that our partners and anyone providing media coverage about Food Banks Canada will find useful, and compiled it in this one-stop shop for downloading.

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