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.


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 distributed by Canadian food banks is fresh (eg. milk, eggs, fresh or frozen fruits and vegetables, bread)

More Facts

Partner campaigns

Many of our corporate sponsors also operate special campaigns at various times of the year in support of Food Banks Canada. We are grateful for these contributions and the awareness that they bring to the need to assist Canadians living in poverty, and to the work that Food Banks Canada does.

Turkey Farmers of Canada Buy One Give One Turkey

Turkey Farmers of Canada Buy One Give One Turkey

This December Turkey Farmers of Canada would like to invite you to join in the spirit of Christmas. When you purchase a turkey for yourself, think about purchasing one for your local food bank as well. Help give someone the Christmas experience.

The Loblaw Holiday 2014 Food Drive

It’s back! We’re so pleased to partner with Loblaw again for the 2014 Loblaw Companies Holiday Food Drive. You can help support a local food bank this holiday season while doing your grocery shopping at a Loblaw banner store by making a donation of food or funds. You can also print or download this handbill to your smart phone and have the cashier scan it to make a cash donation. Thank you to Loblaw and all of your customers for your continued support!

McCain’s Share Something Good

McCain’s Share Something Good

From now until December 23rd, McCain is inviting you to Share Something Good. Share a good news story and tag #McCainShareGood. For every post, McCain will donate $5 to Food Banks Canada. Tell us about your generous deeds, celebrations, inspirations and any other feel good stories to help brighten the news streams. You will be helping fill the hearts and plates of Canadians in need.

Target and TOMS One for One, For All

Target and TOMS One for One, For All

This holiday season keep your eyes open for limited edition TOMS products at a Target store near you. Starting November 16, 2014, with the purchase of select TOMS products, Target will help give 1 week of meals to Canadians in need.

Hershey’s Stick it to Hunger

Hockey season is here and Oh Henry! wants to give hockey enthusiasts a chance to win the Ultimate NHL experience. Every time you enter for a chance to win, Hershey will donate $0.50 to Food Banks Canada. Hershey’s is offering three grand prizes and two weekly prizes from now until January 5, 2015. Go to the Oh Henry! Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/OhHenryCanada/timeline for more information on how you can enter. Test your luck and you will help relieve hunger today and prevent hunger tomorrow.