News from Ontario Association of Food Banks (OAFB)
The Ontario Association of Food Banks (OAFB) is the umbrella organization for food banks across the Ontario, representing over 100 members.
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Food banks offer fresh, healthy food, as well as programs that go beyond emergency food support. This includes: training opportunities and apprentice programs, community gardens, shelter and housing help, child care, dental programs, budgeting and economics workshops, and employment search assistanceMore information
With the publication of its new report on hunger, the Ontario Association of Food Banks is asking everyone to send an email to Ontario's party leaders urging them to make hunger a top priority in their election platforms in October.
Community Harvest Ontario will increase fresh, local food donations by hundreds of thousands of pounds
A news release from the Ontario Association of Food Banks describes a new farm partnership program that will increase the amount of fresh, healthy, local food acquired and distributed by food banks across the province.