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Relieving hunger today. Preventing hunger tomorrow.

Food Banks Canada is a national charitable organization dedicated to helping Canadians living with food insecurity. We support a network of Provincial Associations, affiliate food banks, and food agencies that work at the community level to relieve hunger. Our work is focused on maximizing collective impact, strengthening local capacity, and reducing the need for food banks.

Find out how we're helping Canadians through our programs

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Food Banks Canada offers a number of Programs that help food banks help Canadians living with hunger.

Find out how we're getting fresh foods to more food banks

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Produce and other fresh foods are an important part of everyone’s diet — or they should be. Discover how we’re helping low income Canadians eat Fresh!

Hot topics on our advocacy agenda

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Explore the key issues that we’re currently working on to help improve the situation of low income Canadians.

Get to know our network

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Every day, the 10 Provincial Associations and more than 500 Affiliate food banks help struggling Canadians put food on the table.

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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)