The Face of Hunger Today

No one can grow, maintain good health or reach their full potential if they are hungry. A surprising number of our neighbors are doing something they never imagined – visiting one of our agency partner’s food shelves for the first time in their lives.

Who is hungry?

Who is hungry: working families, children, seniors, post-secondary students

Working families

totaling more than half a million people visit food shelves.


are more than 33 percent of the people you help.


are the fastest-growing segment of the population visiting food shelves.

Post-secondary students

use food shelves at a time when they have very few resources.

Ending Hunger Through Community Partnerships

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