Share some of your favourite holiday recipes with other Food Banks Canada supporters, and don’t forget the special ingredient, a donation! This holiday season, your holiday gift to Food Banks Canada is being matched up to a maximum of $25,000 by Quaker® Canada, Tostitos® Canada, and parent company PepsiCo Canada. What an incredible way to double your giving during the holidays!
From December 5 – December 24, Loblaw will be holding their bi-annual Loblaw Companies food drive where you can donate food and funds that will go to your local food bank. Come out and support your community this holiday season!
This holiday season McCain is asking for your help to fill the news streams with good news stories. Share your stories and tag #McCainShareGood, and for every post, McCain will donate $5 to Food Banks Canada. You will be filling plates of Canadians in need.
Listen up, Target and TOMS enthusiasts, because we’ve got news that’ll knock your socks (and canvas shoes) off: Target and TOMS are teaming up on a limited-edition collection for the holidays. Not only will you find pieces you’ll want to give – and get – but for each item purchased, you’ll be helping someone in need.
The report shows that in a typical month, food banks in Canada now provide food and other supports to more than three quarters of a million separate individuals – 841,000 people. This means 170,000 more people each month are seeking assistance, compared to when the economic downturn started in 2008 – a 25% increase.