The Value of a Volunteer

Volunteering means different things to different people.

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Walmart - Fight Hunger. Spark Change.

The campaign will run from April 5th to May 2nd in Walmart stores across the country.

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Donating Nutritious Food to the Food Bank

If you are thinking of making a food bank donation, please consider these nutritious items in this handy list.

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Poverty won’t be solved by good intentions alone

A forthcoming poverty reduction strategy must be permanent, have measurable targets, and real funding behind it.

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Donating Nutritious Food to the Food Bank

Donating Nutritious Food to the Food Bank

If you are thinking of making a food bank donation, please consider these nutritious items in this handy list.

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Hunger in Canada

Hunger is a persistent issue that exists in Canada. Awareness is the first step towards alleviating this problem. Action is the second.

Poverty won’t be solved by good intentions alone

Poverty won’t be solved by good intentions alone

A forthcoming poverty reduction strategy must be permanent, have measurable targets, and real funding behind it.

The Value of a Volunteer

The Value of a Volunteer

Volunteering means different things to different people. Margaret, for instance, initially got involved because she had free time she wanted to fill and thought since the food bank was close to her apartment, it might be a good thing to do.

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Food Banker Spotlight – Chantal Senecal

This month, our spotlight is on Chantal Senecal, Executive Director of Food Depot Alimentaire in Moncton, New Brunswick.

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Loblaw - Spring Food Drive

Show your support for Canadians in need by donating food or funds during the Loblaw Spring Food Drive!

Hunger Facts

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38%

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

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Over 860,000 Canadians

use a food bank each month - you could fill the Roger's Centre 17 times

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1 in 6 people

assisted by food banks are employed

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1 in 4

households pays more than it can afford for housing

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156,000

Canadians in rural communities rely on a food bank

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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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