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 HungerCount respondents offer broad social service programs, such as child care, programs for expecting new moms, and emergency shelter.

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Community Spotlight

Community Food Sharing Association of Newfoundland & Labrador

St. John's, NFLD

Community Food Sharing Association of Newfoundland & Labrador is a charitable organization which has an immediate goal to feed hungry people by providing a central food collection and distribution service through its member agencies across the province, including food banks and soup kitchens. Community Food Sharing Association of Newfoundland & Labrador also has a long term goal to eliminate chronic hunger and alleviate poverty.


Publications

Reaching out to inform and inspire others helps us to fulfill our mandate. That's why, each year, we produce a number of publications regarding the activities of our organization, hunger in Canada, food bank use, and solutions to reduce hunger and poverty. These publications are widely consulted by our membership, government, academia, the media, and members of the public interested in making a difference.

The most recent editions are available here for download. They include our annual HungerCount Report, our Annual Report, newsletters, policy and position papers, nutrition resources, and general information publications.