About Hunger Awareness Week
September 19 - 23
Hunger Awareness Week is about raising awareness of the solvable problem of hunger in Canada. Food banks across the country hold events to tell the story of the work they do, and the stories of hungry Canadians assisted by food banks.
Food Banks Canada, along with its provincial members and food banks across the country, are asking all Canadians to mark Hunger Awareness Week - to make a positive impact on the issue of hunger across the country.
households accessing food banks are working and still can't make ends meet.
Food Banks in Small Towns and Rural areas support 150,000 Canadians each month
Almost 50% of households accessing food banks are families with children
for 200,000 Canadians every week is #hungerweek
people are helped by food banks each month
A guide-led walking tour that offers tour “Passports” for participants and features authentic culinary experiences. Event takes place from 1pm-4pm.