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Individual Giving

Have you heard the story of Stone Soup? Stone soup is a story about hungry individuals who bring one ingredient each in order to make a delicious soup that can be shared by an entire community. And that’s how we view contributions at Food Banks Canada. We all have something to offer, and every gift is valued. We believe that when you give what you’re able to, there is food for all.

With the support of donors like you, Food Banks Canada is able to provide to national support to Canadians struggling with food insecurity across the country. To learn more about how your dollars are making an impact please visit our Impact Report.

As a monthly donor, you are one of the most important members of the Food Banks Canada community. With your reliable gift we are able to fulfill the immediate needs of hungry Canadians, as well as build innovative programs to help prevent hunger in the future.

When you become a monthly a donor, you’ll receive a package with more information about how your gift is being immediately put to work in order to support our network of food banks and Canadians in need.

To become a monthly donor today, please fill out the secure online form.

Thank you for choosing Food Banks Canada as a beneficiary of your fundraiser!

Once you are ready be sure to submit your idea here. A Food Banks Canada team member will contact you within three business days to discuss your idea, explain next steps, and answer your questions.

Please know that some fundraisers may require you to sign our Third Party Event Policy and Guidelines before you begin.

Questions? Contact us at giving@foodbankscanada.ca.

By choosing to leave a legacy gift to Food Banks Canada through your will or estate, you are making the ultimate commitment to alleviating hunger today and preventing it tomorrow. Your gift will provide Food Banks Canada with reliable funds to develop innovative and long lasting solutions to food insecurity for future generations of Canadians.

Our Promise to You

Whether you choose to leave a percentage of your estate or a specific bequest amount in your will, Food Banks Canada promises to be accountable, respect your privacy and honour any decision pertaining to your gift.

If you would like to discuss leaving a legacy gift, please contact giving@foodbankscanada.ca.

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