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A Housing Benefit Would Reduce The Need For Food Banks

It is difficult to have a discussion about addressing poverty without talking about the issue of affordable housing. Access to...

The Importance of Data in Addressing Hunger

The Importance of Data in Addressing Hunger

Food insecurity is a simultaneously simple and complex problem. At its heart, despite many other contributing factors – such as...

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...

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