Stories of Hunger

Thank you to the individuals who have shared their stories of hunger and hope with us!

Anonymous’s Story

I wouldn’t wish my last three years on any mother. When my children were only six months old and two...

Lina’s Story

When you walk into Artline Salon, you can see immediately that it is a successful business run by a young...

Meghan’s Story

When Meghan applied for a job at The Mississauga Food Bank in 2009, she had been living in Mississauga for...

Richard’s Story

Fire Chief Richard Hepditch remembers growing up with food insecurity. “I remember friendly strangers, bringing large cardboard boxes overflowing with...

The Minden Flood

The Minden Flood

Due to the Gull River overflowing, the Reeve, Brent Devolin, declared Minden in a State of Emergency on May 6,...

Abi & Toyo’s Story

Abi, a mother of four and a social worker at a local women’s shelter, knows about tough decisions. Years ago,...

Tanya’s Story

Tanya’s Story

Tanya has been a client of the food bank for over 10 years as she struggled on her own to...

Brenda’s Story

My journey into the life of a food banker began in 1988 when I was approached by a friend to...

Holly’s Story

My name is Holly, and for most of my adult life I have been transient. I also suffer with mental...

Ron’s Story

In 2010, Ron came to the Barrie Food Bank in need of food. He had struggled in his life with...

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