Our Vision of Zero Hunger in Canada

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

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Impossible Choices

What choices would you make?

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Fresh Innovation at the Regina Food Bank

Urban farming has become increasingly more popular as people’s concern about food sources have grown.

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After the Bell

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Food Banker Spotlight – Kerri Abbott of Society of St. Vincent de Paul

This month, our spotlight is on Kerri Abbott of Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Carbonear, NL.

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?

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Fresh Innovation at the Regina Food Bank

Urban farming has become increasingly more popular as people’s concern about food sources have grown.

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.

Impact Report

Introducing Food Banks Canada’s 2018 Impact Report

Formerly called the Annual Report, Food Banks Canada is proud to introduce a new, paperless digital website for the 2018 Impact Report.

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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)

Roger's Centre x 17

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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