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.

Hunger Fact

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

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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.


The Dog Days of Summer

The Dog Days of Summer

Husky’s ’s Dog Days of Summer campaign runs now through to September 1, 2015 and will draw awareness to the role food banks across Canada play in supporting those in need of a healthy meal. When myHusky Rewards members swipe their cards at the pump or in stores, they will be entered for a chance to win a grand prize of $5,000 for the food bank in their community. In addition, at the completion of the campaign, Husky will make a corporate donation to Food Banks Canada.


Share The Table

Share The Table

Are you in need of a well-deserved vacation? Well, Barilla can make that happen! When you post, on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, what dinner at your house looks like, with #ShareTheTable, you will be entered for a chance to win a trip to Italy and receive an authentic Italian experience. That is not all, for every share, Barilla will be donating a meal to Food Banks Canada!


Egg Farmers of Canada

Egg Farmers of Canada

Food Banks Canada is proud to be in partnership with Egg Farmers of Canada for over two decades. Every year Egg Farmers of Canada donates over 1 MILLION eggs to food banks across Canada! Eggs are a natural, fresh, source of high-quality protein and have 14 important nutrients such as vitamin B12, vitamin A, iron and folate. Egg Farmers of Canada are helping Canadians have access to whole, protein-dense food and the nutrients they need to live a healthy life as a part of their commitment to promote healthy living in Canadian communities


Donate A Car Canada

Donate A Car Canada

Do you have an old car? Looking for a way to get rid of it? Donate-A-Car Canada accepts vehicle donations for Food Banks Canada. When you donate your RV, boat, motorcycle or other vehicle to Food Banks Canada through Donate A Car Canada, it will either be recycled or sold at auction depending on its condition, age and location. Donate A Car Canada provides free towing in many areas across Canada, or you can drop off your vehicle to maximize your donation.


French’s Ketchup

French’s Ketchup

French’s Ketchup? Yes you heard right! French’s has come out with a new line of rich and flavourful ketchup. For every bottle of French’s Ketchup you purchase, French’s will donate .10¢ to Food Banks Canada. Don’t forget to sauce up your next meal with some French’s Ketchup!


Love Crunch

Love Crunch

Breakfast has never tasted better. Start your day with a bit of romance by treating yourself and your loved one to a delicious bowl of Love Crunch. For every package of Love Crunch purchased, Nature’s Path will donate an equivalent of organic food or funds to food banks across North America, up to $ 1 million a year!