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of those using food banks are from single-person households

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Read the latest news releases about Food Banks Canada activities and initiatives.

Food Banks Canada Welcomes Government of Canada’s Investments in Emergency Food Security Fund

- The $100 million investment with $25 million coming through Food Banks Canada will mean that food banks from coast to coast to coast will be able to support their neighbours in need as the economic effects of the pandemic continue to create stress and uncertainty for many in Canada.

Food Banks Canada Releases COVID-19 Response Fund Impact Report

- Online, interactive report highlights how Food Banks Canada has been there for Canadians during the pandemic: delivering almost $150 million in help, including over 34 million pounds of nutritious food and ~$98 million in funding to date, to 4,751 communities in every region of the nation.

Food Banks Canada CEO Chris Hatch Appointed to The Canadian Food Policy Advisory Council

- CEO of Food Banks Canada, Chris Hatch, has been appointed to the Canadian Food Policy Advisory Council which will provide a critical forum to engage food, community and agriculture leaders on how to collectively build a better food system for all Canadians.

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of food distributed by Canadian food banks is fresh (eg. milk, eggs, fresh or frozen fruits and vegetables, bread)