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.


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.

Hunger Fact

of Food Banks offer food-focused programs, such as Community Kitchen, Community Garden, and nutrition education.

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Food Banks Canada represents and supports the food banking community in Canada, and we are committed to developing strong relationships with our membership as we work together towards our dual mission of meeting the short-term need for food and finding long-term solutions to hunger.

Under the governance of our Board of Directors, we work in collaboration with our Members (the provincial food bank associations), Affiliate Member food banks who belong to the provincial associations, and Member Council to share expertise and build a stronger and more effective organization.

Membership Circle Diagram