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Read the latest news releases about Food Banks Canada activities and initiatives.

Economic struggles push food bank use higher in 2015

- Canada’s food banks look to new federal government to implement solutions

Media Advisory - HungerCount 2015 will reveal alarming snapshot of food bank use across the country

- Canada’s food banks look to new federal government to implement solutions

Husky Canada Generously Supports Food Banks Across Canada

- Summer campaign results in $35,000 donation with goal of assisting Canadians in need

Food Banks Canada looks forward to working with the new Liberal Government to reduce the need for food banks

- Food Banks Canada would like to offer its congratulations to the new federal Liberal Government on its majority election victory. A promise to make positive change in Canada is a welcome sign of leadership by this incoming federal government.

On World Food Day, October 16th, Food Banks Canada is asking Canadians to learn about the challenges of hunger in rural communities across the country

- Rural and remote communities face greater challenges in assisting people living with hunger every day.

Canadians talk a lot about the food we eat but we don’t talk a lot about hunger

- Take a break from our food-crazed lives during Hunger Awareness Week, September 21 – 25, 2015

Food Banks Canada Recognizes Outstanding Food Banks and Corporate Leaders at Awards Dinner

- Awards honour organizations for their work in addressing hunger in Canada

Every Plate Full - National News Release

- Food Banks Canada Urging Canadians to Help Fill 26 Million Plates Needed for Canada’s Hungry this Summer #EveryPlateFull campaign asks Canadians to show support by posting empty plates on social media and making food & fund donations from May 2 to 8

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