Congratulations to Moisson Montréal for their recognition as a Top 10 Canadian Impact Charity. Food Banks Canada is also proud to receive this recognition.

Thank you Charity Intelligence Canada for recognizing our organizations.

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Make a Difference over the Holiday Season

Here are some ways you can incorporate helping Canadians in need into your annual holiday traditions.

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Impossible Choices

What choices would you make?

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Our Vision of Zero Hunger in Canada

Hunger is an issue in Canada, but it doesn’t have to be.

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After the Bell

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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?

Corporate Partnership Awards

Corporate Partnership Awards

Food Banks Canada is grateful for their ongoing support in to reducing hunger and raising awareness about the issue of hunger in Canada.

Food Banker Spotlight

Food Banker Spotlight – Joy Haxton

This month, our spotlight is on Joy Haxton of the Lake Country Food Bank in Lake Country, BC.

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?

Donating Nutritious Food to the Food Bank

Donating Nutritious Food to the Food Bank

If you are thinking of making a food bank donation, please consider these nutritious items in this handy list.


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Hunger Facts



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

Roger's Centre x 17

Over 860,000 Canadians

use a food bank each month - you could fill the Roger's Centre 17 times

6 people with 1 highlighted

1 in 6 people

assisted by food banks are employed

apartment building with rent sign

1 in 4

households pays more than it can afford for housing



Canadians in rural communities rely on a food bank

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Our Provincial Associations

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

Food Banks British Columbia logo Alberta Food Banks logo Food Banks of Saskatchewan Corporation logo Manitoba Association of Food Banks logo Ontario Association of Food Banks logo Food Banks of Quebec logo New Brunswick Association of Food Banks logo FEED NOVA SCOTIA logo Prince Edward Island Food Banks logo Community Food Sharing Association of Newfoundland & Labrador logo