About Us

The Ontario Association of Food Banks is the province’s leading provider of emergency food support to front-line hunger-relief agencies and the leader in province-wide hunger research.
 
Our Vision: End hunger and poverty in Ontario
 
Our Mission: We feed Ontario by creating opportunities and solutions, and uniting local food banks to eradicate hunger and poverty.
 

OAFB BY THE NUMBERS

499,000

adults, seniors and children visit food banks in Ontario each year

1,200

agencies working together, including 129 direct member food banks and over 1,100 affiliates

6 million

pounds of fresh and non-perishable food are distributed by the OAFB annually to those who need it most

$1

donated to the OAFB can provide 3 meals to someone in need

 

Our Values

People Centred

In all aspects of our work, people are at the core of what we do.

Inclusive

As a champion for local food banks, we are here to give everyone in our network an equal voice.

Collaborative

We believe that working together helps us all be more resourceful and efficient.

Innovative

We believe that we can achieve our goals through innovative programming. 

Evidence-Informed

We believe in the importance of evidence-based programs and research.

Financial Information

The OAFB directs 95% of its annual revenue to food, distribution, and programs and spends 5% or less on administration, finances and fundraising.

See Our Financials

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Become a Member

Join our network of 128 food banks and receive the benefits of OAFB membership!

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Our Team

We are a group of passionate problem-solvers who want to make a difference and see the end of hunger in Ontario. Our mission is to strengthen communities by providing food banks with food, resources, and solutions that address both short and long-term food insecurity.

Meet Our Team