Simply, we want to help solve the alarming issue of food insecurity in Canada. We do this by tapping into existing goodwill with our partners to source food and manufacturing opportunities and turn them into good nutritious food for those who need it most.
but first - did you know?
Food Banks Canada distributes the food that Canadians donate to their network of 4750 hunger relief organizations across Canada. But this doesn’t cover everything they need. In fact, before COVID-19, all of the food banks affiliated with Food Banks Canada used their cash donations to purchase almost $30 million dollars of food from retailers and wholesalers.
Today in 2023, the pandemic and the inflationary impact on the cost of food and housing, has been devastating for millions of Canadians and the visits to food banks have significantly increased.
Food Banks Canada releases an annual report with data on food insecurity, called Hunger Count. Pre-COVID-19 the statistics were alarming and today, with the impact of the pandemic and inflation, food insecurity is on the rise.
there were 1.5 million visits
to food banks in March 2022
+35% vs pre COVID-19
33% of those needing food
banks are children
4.0 million meals/snacks served in March 2022
<pre COVID-19 it was 5.7 million meals/ snacks EACH YEAR>
18% of those using food banks are single parents while only representing 9% of the population
almost half are single person
49% rely on social or
1 in 7 food bank users are employed yet still need access to food banks
Food waste is front page news in Canada and reports are astonishing:
$31 Billion of food is wasted
EVERY year in Canada
71% of food waste occurs BEFORE
it gets to your house
We focus along most of the supply chain from farmers, processing, manufacturing to distribution.
Source: “The Avoidable Crisis of Food Waste” Value Chain Management International Inc, Jan 2019
our for good guarantee is that 100% OF ALL DONATIONS PAY FOR THE PRODUCTS WE MAKE AND PROVIDE TO FOOD BANKS, SHELTERS, AND MISSIONS.
OUR CHARITY IS DIFFERENT. WE HAVE NO SALARIES, NO OVERHEAD, NO LUNCHES, NO DONUTS, NO OFFICE SPACE, NO REAL ESTATE.
ALL EXPENSES ARE PERSONALLY FUNDED BY US.