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48%

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

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.

The Rogers Family Donates $20 Million to Food Banks Canada: Largest One-Time Donation for Charity

- Today, Food Banks Canada is announcing the largest single donation in its history, a one-time gift of $20 million from the Rogers family.

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40%

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