Food Banks Canada releases HungerCount digital report

Press Release Food Banks Canada released today its national HungerCount 2018 report digitally; now accessible to all Canadians, year-round, and provides a clear view of who is most affected and where across the nation. HungerCount 2018 emphasizes that food bank use across Canada remains unacceptably high with 1.1 million visits to food banks in March 2018 alone. “The fact […]

LeftOvers Calgary partners with Uber to alleviate hunger

Press release LeftOvers Calgary has announced a partnership with Uber Calgary that will increase their current delivery capabilities with the donation of 40 free rides per month. “With an increased demand for food drop offs, this generous partnership with Uber opens the door for volunteers that don’t own a vehicle or want to do a […]

Edo Japan welcomes holiday season with Double Up Day in support of Canada’s food banks

Press release Local quick-service restaurant gives back with donations from spring roll purchases Edo Japan (Edo), an Alberta-based Teppan-style quick service restaurant is ready for a holiday season full of ‘Simply Better’ giving, starting this year with the inauguration of Double Up Day. In addition to Edo’s ongoing holiday giving campaign, which runs through November […]

Restaurants for Change raises more than $250,000 for healthy food programs in third year of event

Press release On October 19, thousands of diners came together in 68 restaurants and 16 cities across the country for Restaurants for Change, a national event that raises funds for local Community Food Centres and Community Food Centres Canada (CFCC). The event raised more than $250,000 in its third year, exceeding the goal set out […]

BeaverTails celebrates World Food Day for a good cause

Make a donation to your local food bank and get a free Cinnamon & Sugar pastry BeaverTails is proud to announce they will be holding a “Free ‘Tail” Charity Fundraiser for the third year. This year’s event will be held on World Food Day, Sunday October 16th, between 5:00 and 7:00pm, where participating BeaverTails stores […]

SUBWAY Canada to celebrate National Sandwich Day by donating 303,030 meals to food banks across Canada

Press release Sandwich shop partners with Food Banks Canada This National Sandwich Day will be full of giving. For every sandwich purchased with a drink on November 3, 2016, SUBWAY® Canada will donate the monetary equivalent of a meal to Food Banks Canada. In addition to donating a meal, participating sandwich shops will also give the purchaser […]

Food Banks Canada is appealing to Canadians to support #EveryPlateFull campaign

Press release Food banks across the country are raising food and funds to ensure shelves are stocked for the summer In its second year, the #EveryPlateFull campaign, is once again urging Canadians to address the 26,548,725 summer meal gap that is facing Canadians struggling with hunger. During the month of May, over 120 food organizations […]