About Us

Food Banks Canada is the only national charitable organization representing and supporting the food bank community across Canada. Learn more about us — how we’re organized, our membership, and our programs.

Learn About Hunger

Close to 900,000 Canadians each month are assisted by food banks. By understanding the nature of the problem, and the possible solutions, we can all do our part to make a difference.

Get Involved

Together, we can make a difference to help reduce hunger and improve the lives of the nearly 900,000 Canadians who turn to food banks each month. Learn how you or your company can contribute.

Media

The latest news about Food Banks Canada, our partners, and our programs, as well as helpful resources for our communications partners and members of the media.

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Holiday Matching

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!

Loblaw Companies Holiday 2014 Food Drive

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!

Share Something Good

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.

TOMS for Target, Supporting Food Banks Canada

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.

HungerCount 2014 offers a deep look at the root causes of the need for food banks

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.

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