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Food Banks Canada's Response to COVID-19

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Annual Report

2020 Annual Report

Download our Annual Report to view the year’s financial highlights demonstrating our fiscal responsibility.

You might hear from us!

You might hear from us!

Food Banks Canada has teamed up with a reputable organization called PassionArts, to manage and execute a telefundraising campaign.

Food Banker Spotlight

Food Banker Spotlight – Joan Clarkson

This month, our spotlight is on Joan Clarkson from Helping Hand Food Bank in Tillsonburg, ON.

Food Banks Need More Than Just Food

Food Banks Need More Than Just Food

They may not be first on your list of items to donate, but the need for feminine hygiene products is great among those who use food banks.

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?

Notice of Blackbaud Data Breach

Notice of Blackbaud Data Breach

Learn more about the situation involving a third-party service provider.

Hunger Facts

Canada

1.1 million

Canadians visited food banks nearly 1.1 million times in March 2019

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34%

of those relying on food banks nationally are children, when they only represent 19% of the population

 26% of those relying on food banks receive their

26%

of those relying on food banks receive their main source of income from either provincial disability support or pensions.

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48%

of those using food banks are from single-person households

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1 in 8 people

assisted by food banks are employed

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70%

of food bank clients in Canada live in market rent housing

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40%

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

26% of those relying on food banks receive their m

26%

of those relying on food banks receive their main source of income from either provincial disability support or pensions.

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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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