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Over 860,000 Canadians

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

2010

Food Banks Canada's HungerCount study reports highest level of food bank use on record

- The results of the HungerCount 2010 survey released today show food banks across Canada helped 867,948 separate individuals in March 2010, an increase of 9.2%, or more than 73,000 people, compared to March 2009. This is 28% higher than in 2008, and is the highest level of food bank use since 1997.

Food Banks Across the Country Recommend Increased Investment in Affordable Housing

- For third year in a row, food banks highlight the need for affordable housing as a key element in reducing food bank use in Canada

Food Banks Canada Encourages Canadians to Take Action Against Hunger on World Food Day

- Food Banks Canada encourages Canadians to take action against hunger on World Food Day, Saturday October 16, 2010

Food Banks Canada Launches Program to Assist Families in Need

- Food Banks Canada Launches Program to Assist Families in Need

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38%

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