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

are helped each month - that is the equivalent of 6,200 full school buses

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Nutrition Resources

In order to assist Canadians living on low incomes obtain access to good quality, nutritious food, we offer a number of resources that help people prepare healthy meals while working with a restricted budget.

We encourage anyone interested in using these resources, including individuals, food banks, and other food relief agencies, to download these materials, which may be distributed free of charge.

Healthy Grocery Shopping on a Budget

Healthy Grocery Shopping on a Budget

Healthy Grocery Shopping on a Budget, produced with funding from McCain Foods (Canada), offers families tips on how to find the most nutritious food at the most economical price when grocery shopping.

Yummy!

Yummy!

Yummy! is an activity booklet titled developed for children ages 6 – 9, thanks to the generous support of to Nestlé Canada. The booklet aims to educate them on nutrition, and presenting affordable examples of nutritious foods through a number of fun activities.

Nutrition and Your Family

Nutrition and Your Family

Basic nutrition information to help you and your family eat healthy.

Planning Healthy Family Meals

Planning Healthy Family Meals

Making meals when you have a tight budget can be tough. These meal planning and shopping tips will help you to organize and prepare meals for your family.

Doing More With Less

Doing More With Less

Staying within a limited budget when planning healthy family meals can be a challenge! Read on for ideas on how to eat well even if you don’t have a lot of money to spend on food.