This Hunger Action Month

Ontario Association of Food Banks

With the support of people like you, together we serve 360,000 Ontarians in need each month.  Learn more

We’re working to

From fresh, healthy food to granting programs, to hunger research and public education, we’re bringing Ontarians together to end food insecurity in our province on every front.

Learn About Hunger

As the leader in province-wide hunger research, we know that hunger does not discriminate.  It affects all demographics and can be found in every corner of the province.

Learn More About Hunger in Ontario

Find a Food Bank

The OAFB has 125 direct member food banks and over 1,100 affiliate hunger-relief agencies across the province. Together, we serve 360,000 Ontarians every month.

Find a Food Bank Near You

Help Us Fight Hunger

There is much work to be done in order to end hunger in Ontario – and we need your help to do it! For every $1 donate, the OAF can provide 3 meals to someone in need.

Learn More About How You Can Help


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