Children who grow up in poor families are more likely to struggle in school, have poor mental and physical health, and will have a harder time realizing their full potential as adults. More than 850,000 Canadians access food banks each … Read more
Tag Archives: Hunger
No child should go to school hungry, but in Canada one in seven do. Why? They are helpless victims of poverty. The Salvation Army recognizes that poverty is a critical issue and that all people at all times should have … Read more
In a country of relative wealth, one in eight Canadian families struggle to get enough food. According to HungerCount 2013 food bank use is higher than it was before the recession began five years ago. The causes of food insecurity … Read more
Hunger hits closer to home than many of us realize. Over the next several days, as we gather with family around tables for a traditional holiday feast, we need to remember those who struggle to put food on the table. … Read more
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
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
According to Food Banks Canada, each month 900,000 Canadians are assisted by food banks and 93,000 are first-time users. Rising food and fuel prices, static incomes, high unemployment and changes to benefits are causing many families to struggle to put … Read more
Wasting food is a reality for many Canadians.
Raising awareness about hunger in Canada.