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Read the latest news releases about Food Banks Canada activities and initiatives.

Food Banks Canada Releases COVID-19 Response Fund Impact Report

- Online, interactive report highlights how Food Banks Canada has been there for Canadians during the pandemic: delivering almost $150 million in help, including over 34 million pounds of nutritious food and ~$98 million in funding to date, to 4,751 communities in every region of the nation.

Food Banks Canada CEO Chris Hatch Appointed to The Canadian Food Policy Advisory Council

- CEO of Food Banks Canada, Chris Hatch, has been appointed to the Canadian Food Policy Advisory Council which will provide a critical forum to engage food, community and agriculture leaders on how to collectively build a better food system for all Canadians.

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