Demand increases at Salvation Army food banks

Five Actions That Can Have a Lasting Impact on Hunger

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Each month 850,000 Canadians access food banks and the numbers continue to increase. Hunger in Canada is a serious issue, but there are things we can do about it. 1.      Change what you know about hunger. You could start by clicking here. http://www.foodbankscanada.ca/Learn-About-Hunger/About-Hunger-in-Canada.aspx 2.      Meet your local food bank director and get to know how the food bank operates. 3.      Raise awareness of the issue of hunger with friends, families and coworkers. 4.      Support your local food bank by donating food or money and provide encouragement and affirmation. 5.      Share

Salvation Army mobile feeding units provide food and hydration to displaced residents and first responders

Salvation Army Responds to California Earthquake

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Napa, CA- After a magnitude 6.0 earthquake rattled Northern California early Sunday, The Salvation Army has deployed multiple canteens (mobile feeding units) to the Napa and Vallejo areas. A Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) team was sent to the

Salvation Army St. John's school lunch program provides multi-layered benefits to hungry students

Feeding Hungry Minds

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Did you know that more than one third of those helped at food banks are children and youth? These are kids who go to school on empty stomachs, whose hunger robs them of dignity and whose inadequate food supply affects their ability to learn. In Canada, one in seven children lives in poverty. The Salvation Army recognizes that poverty is a critical issue and, in 2013, provided close to 105,000 meals to children through its school feeding programs. For example, in St. John’s N.L., more than 100 students from St.