Canadians Asked to Picture Less Hunger During Hunger Awareness Week Toronto, ON May 7, 2013 – Today marks the beginning of Hunger Awareness Week, May 6 – 10, and The Salvation Army is encouraging all Canadians to take a moment … Read more
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Imagine not having enough food to eat. This week, and every week, the Salvation Army is encouraging Canadians to take a moment to recognize the hundreds of thousands of people in our country who don’t know where their next meal … Read more
Celebrity chef Brad Long’s Café Belong among 16 participating restaurants asking Canadians to tweet, Facebook or Instagram photos in support of hunger awareness May 2, 2013 – Starting tomorrow, The Salvation Army is asking Canadians to picture less hunger through … Read more
Wasting food is a reality for many Canadians.
Many people do not realize the extent of hunger’s reach in this country. Each month, close to 900,000 Canadians are assisted by food banks, and 93,000 of them are accessing them for the first time. World Food Day, October 16, … Read more
Loss of employment cripples family of four.
Close to 900,000 Canadians relied on food banks this past month. Hunger Awareness Week, May 7-11, 2012, is about raising awareness of the solvable problem of hunger in Canada. A report released by The Salvation Army “Restocking the Shelves 2011”, … Read more
About 1,000 people shared in Christmas dinner Wednesday at the Salvation Army’s Booth Centre in Winnipeg. They dined on 500 pounds of potatoes, 400 pounds of ham, 49 turkeys, boat loads of gravy, cranberries and stuffing, and 240 cream pies. … Read more
More assistance for more people in the developing world—that’s what a new five-year funding agreement for $125 million from the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) means for Canadian Foodgrains Bank. The Salvation Army has been a member of the Canadian … Read more
This summer The Salvation Army partnered once again with MOLLY MAID and its customers in an effort to collect non-perishable food items to help restock depleted shelves. The home cleaning franchise collected more than 15,000 pounds of non-perishable food items … Read more