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On November 3, 2019, World Sandwich Day, Subway® Canada will launch Never Miss Lunch, a national hunger initiative to help provide Canadian children with the necessary nutrition to grow, and learn. The program builds on the success of our ongoing partnership with Food Banks Canada to address the issue of child hunger head on.

Learn About Food Banks Canada

As a Subway employee visiting this site, thank you! You play a critical role in our mission by working with the network of 650 food banks and nearly 3,000 agencies across Canada. Here are a few links you may find helpful:
About Us About Hunger in Canada Food Banks Canada YouTube Channel

Learn About After The Bell

The After the Bell program is dedicated to ending child hunger. With school nutrition programs ending for the summer months, After the Bell aims to fill that gap by providing child-friendly, healthy food packs to kids experiencing hunger across Canada. In 2020, we will distribute 130,000 healthy food packs to all 10 provinces and three territories reaching more than 100 communities. To learn more visit https://afterthebell.foodbankscanada.ca/

2019 Communities Where Food Packs Were Delivered

Volunteer Opportunities for Subway Employees

If you are interested in learning more about volunteering in your area or organizing an office volunteer experience, send an email to subway@foodbankscanada.ca. Please provide your name, email address, city and postal code, we will direct get back in touch with you to help organize a volunteer experience. Please note that local food banks organize all local activities and would be pleased to hear from you.

Any Questions?

If you have any questions about the Subway partnership or you would like to organize corporate volunteerism activities, please contact Food Banks Canada :


Explore food banking

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What do food banks do? How large is the food bank network in Canada? Learn more about food banks and how we support them.

Read our Annual Report

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Find out about our work over the past year, the results we’ve achieved, and our financial accountability.

Meet our network

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Learn about our organization and who we are, including our Network Council and Board of Directors.

Find a Food Bank

Hunger Facts

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1 in 8 people

assisted by food banks are employed



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



of those using food banks are from single-person households

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Hunger Facts



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