Sodexo partners with Swipe Out Hunger to combat food insecurity on college campuses

Press Release Sodexo has announced an industry-leading and first-of-its-kind pilot program to expand its partnership with Swipe Out Hunger, a leading national nonprofit group committed to reducing food insecurity on college campuses. The program will be piloted on 13 campuses and would establish a “Meal Swipe Bank” at each participating college or university for students […]

Walmart Canada and Food Banks Canada partnership yields more than 15 million meals for Canadians

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 […]

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 […]

Report by Toronto Food Banks reveals rising food insecurity and food bank use

Press Release At the end of 2008 when the economic crisis hit Toronto, food banks saw a dramatic jump in use by nearly 10 per cent. A recent report shows that despite Toronto’s growth in prosperity, there still continues to be a steady and severe rise in food insecurity levels. Who’s Hungry is an annual report released by Daily Bread […]