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 […]

OpenTable calls on diners to help end child hunger this holiday season

Press Release In advance of the holiday season, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings, Inc., has once again partnered with No Kid Hungry, a national campaign aimed at ending childhood hunger in the United States. Beginning today, November 27, 2018, OpenTable diners can choose to donate their dining points to provide nutritious meals […]

Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security hosts food security symposium

Call for action on the critical issue of hunger that affects four million Canadians and one in every six of our children Press release On March 28, the Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security (“the Centre”) hosted its first food security symposium, bringing together over 160 participants representing a broad range of skills, […]

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 […]

Toronto Taste 2016 raises $850,000 for Second Harvest at Toronto’s Culinary Event of the Year

Press release Toronto’s top chefs, beverage purveyors and food lovers enjoyed an evening of food that will help Second Harvest’s food rescue program provide food for 1.7 million meals to those in need On Sunday, June 12, 2016, Toronto’s legendary culinary fundraiser, Toronto Taste, took place lakeside at Corus Quay. The 26th anniversary of Toronto […]

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 […]