Hunger Action Month is Here!

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What One Man and a Tractor Can Accomplish

Since its inception, FCC Drive Away Hunger has raised over 50 million meals!

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Canadians visited food banks 1.1 million times in March 2018.

What number of visits will make us finally take action?

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Best Before or Expired? Food Banks’ Questions Answered

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about date labels.

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Impact Report 2019

Together, we fed our communities.

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Living with Hunger: Impossible Choices

4 million Canadians are food insecure and struggle to put enough food on the table. Every day they face tough decisions about how to make ends meet.

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After the Bell

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FCC - Drive Away Hunger

FCC - Drive Away Hunger

Since its inception, FCC Drive Away Hunger has raised over 50 million meals!

Best Before or Expired

Best Before or Expired? Food Banks’ Questions Answered

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about date labels.

Food Banks Need More Than Just Food

Food Banks Need More Than Just Food

Did you know that girls and women represent 49% of the adults who access food banks each month?

Impact Report

Impact Report

With the help of committed partners and donors like you, Food Banks Canada was able to provide more food and funds to the food banking network than ever before.

Impossible Choices

Impossible Choices

We invite you to follow one of three stories of people experiencing food insecurity, and decide what you would do in each person’s situation. What choices would you make?

Food Banker Spotlight

Food Banker Spotlight – Maral Kiani Tari

This month, our spotlight is on Maral Kiani Tari from Lethbridge Food Bank in Lethbridge, Alberta.

Hunger Facts

Canada

1.1 million

Canadians visited food banks 1.1 million times in March 2018.

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35%

of those relying on food banks nationally are children, when they only represent 20% of the population

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1 in 6 people

assisted by food banks are employed

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45%

of those using food banks are from single-person households.

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1 in 4

households pays more than it can afford for housing

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38%

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

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Our Provincial Associations

We are pleased to work closely with 10 provincial associations and over 500 food banks

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