A volatile combination of high housing costs, pandemic job losses, rising food costs and an anticipated further pull-back on government supports is creating a “perfect storm” that has Canada’s food banks bracing for a “tidal wave” of new clients in the months ahead, according to the new Food Banks Canada HungerCount 2021 report. In March […]
Food Banks Canada will distribute and share the landmark donation with food banks across Canada so that it can be applied at the local level.
390,000 hampers will be filled with non-perishable food items for a total of 8 million meals that will be distributed to families across the country.
Press Release Nestlé Canada is pleased to announce the launch of the Nestlé for Healthier Kids initiative, which includes a two-year partnership with Food Banks Canada that will financially support the After the Bell Program and the expansion of the Food Explorers Cooking Club. “At Nestlé Canada, we care about the communities where we live […]
Press Release Walmart Canada’s third annual Fight Hunger. Spark Change. national campaign secured more than 15 million meals for Canadians, surpassing its goal of 13 million meals. The annual program calls on Canadians to join Walmart in the fight against hunger, a problem faced in communities, coast-to-coast. From February 14 to March 13, Walmart and select […]
Press Release To showcase the evolution of food banks and dispel common perceptions surrounding food bank offerings, Subway Canada, Daily Bread Food Bank, and Food Banks Canada have created an interactive immersive experience in Toronto. The pop-up will be open to the public November 2 and 3 and is part of Subway Canada’s World Sandwich […]
Press Release A recent Dempster’s poll revealed that Canada is a sandwich-loving nation. Seventy-seven per cent (77 per cent) of Canadian parents plan to send their kids to school with a sandwich in their lunch this fall, and a staggering eighty-eight per cent (88 per cent) say they eat sandwiches themselves. But, not all Canadians can easily afford to […]
Global Subway promotion provides more than 13.3 million meals to hunger-relief charities around the world Press release The donations have been tallied and thanks to the support of Canadians, Subway Canada will donate one million meals to Food Banks Canada as a result of its World Sandwich Day program. Part of a global initiative, guests in over […]
Canadian goal to donate one million meals to those in need through Food Banks Canada Press release Building on the success of past National Sandwich Day initiatives, Subway® is declaring Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, World Sandwich Day, donating to hunger-relief charities in over 70 countries around the globe. In Canada, for every sandwich purchased with a 21oz drink, […]
Press release In response to the devastating wildfires in British Columbia, Kraft Heinz is donating over 50,000 pounds of food to the 100 Mile House Food Bank near Williams Lake. “We at Kraft Heinz want to make sure we do our part to ensure that everyone impacted by the wildfires has access to the nutritious food they […]