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

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.

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.

Rogers and Jays Care Foundation Step Up to the Plate for Food Banks Canada

- The home of the Blue Jays is set to become the temporary home to 10 million pounds of food, as Rogers and Jays Care Foundation support Food Banks Canada with the new initiative Step Up to the Plate.

Food Banks Canada Launches Next Phase Campaign: 'I ATE' to Raise Remaining $70M in $150M Appeal

- Food banks continue to combat the immediate need while they brace for the long-term impact of COVID-19

Food Banks Canada applauds the government’s investment in food banks to deal with COVID-19 crisis

- Today’s announcement from the federal government is welcomed with a sigh of relief from Food Banks Canada and the over 3,000 food banks and community agencies that come together to serve our most vulnerable neighbours.

The Slaight Family Foundation donates over $3M to support food insecure Canadians during COVID-19 crisis

- Continuing their strategic philanthropic approach, The Slaight Family Foundation is donating over three million dollars to four organizations all focused on food.

Food Banks Canada Puts Call Out for $150M in Donations to Deal with the Impact of Coronavirus

- As concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic grow, Food Banks Canada is worried about the shortage of food supplies and loss of volunteers they desperately rely on due to adherence to social distancing guidelines.

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