Blog Posts

Every month, we publish a new Huffington Post blog about issues that affect food banks and poverty in Ontario, and our recommendations for change.

The Hidden Highlight Of Ontario’s 2016 Budget

Last week, the Ontario Liberals unveiled the province’s budget for 2016. By now, we have all heard the headline regarding...

Shipping Food To Ontario’s Most Remote Communities

The OAFB distributes fresh, frozen and non-perishable food to its 125 direct member food banks across the province. From urban...

More Ontario Seniors Are Visiting Food Banks Than Ever Before

This week the Ontario Association of Food Banks (OAFB) released the 2015 Hunger Report – an annual snapshot of what...

Without Affordable Housing, the Need for Food Banks Will Remain

This past holiday season, food banks all across Ontario benefited from the generosity of their communities. Ontarians came together to...

For 375,000 Ontarians, Thanksgiving Dinner Isn’t a Reality

There is a chill in the air, days are shorter, and leaves are turning beautiful colours of burnt orange, bright...

University Students and Grads Are Using Food Banks More Than Ever

It’s that time of year again, summer is almost a memory and children are heading back to school. Some students...

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