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.

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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.


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Corporate Donor Awards

Nominations for the 2014 Food Banks Canada Corporate Donor Awards are now open!!

Did your company execute a stand out campaign in 2014? Did you soar above expectations? Did you truly create an impact in your community and on a national scale? Then there may be an award waiting for you!
Fill out a nomination form and your company could be recognized for its achievements in relieving hunger today and preventing hunger tomorrow.

We are pleased to be recognizing Corporations in the following three categories: 

Donor of the Year –The corporate donor who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the field of hunger and financial support to Food Banks Canada in 2014
Award of Excellence –The corporate donor who has demonstrated long-term support of Food Banks Canada and made a measurable positive impact on the issue of hunger or food banking in Canada.
Innovator of the Year –The corporate donor made a unique contribution to Food Banks Canada in 2014, and successfully filled a need in addressing the issue of hunger or food banking in Canada.

Corporate donors of Food Banks Canada who meet the following criteria are encouraged to apply:
·         A donor to Food Banks Canada at the minimum ‘Supporter’ recognition level
·         The donor has not won in the category for which they are applying in the previous 3 years
Again this year Food Banks Canada will also be recognizing the Top National Food Drives. Corporations that ran a large scale food drive in 2014 are encouraged to apply. 

Awards will be given out at Food Banks Canada’s Corporate Donor Recognition Event on Thursday, June 18, 2015.

Completed applications should be submitted to donorawards@foodbankscanada.ca by March 20th, 2015.
For more information on the awards please contact erin@foodbankscanada.ca