10 October 2023 - Canadian food banks under strain
Food banks needs balloon over long weekend: ‘Most challenging Thanksgiving’
Ashley Joannou and Thomas MacDonald (Global News, 08/10/2023)
Food banks across Canada continue to face soaring need this Thanksgiving, with one executive warning that things could quickly get worse.
Nova Scotia community food resources strained this Thanksgiving
(CBS News, 08/10/2023)
Community food resources in Nova Scotia are strained this Thanksgiving and organizations expect the need will only rise as winter sets in.
Donations urgently needed as more Torontonians face hunger this Thanksgiving
Tamara Shephard and Etobicoke Guardian (Toronto.com, 05/10/2023)
Daily Bread Food Bank has issued an urgent call for donations of food and funding to its Thanksgiving food drive amid the food insecurity crisis that is seeing record-breaking clients visits to its member food banks.
Food bank demand at an all-time high heading into Thanksgiving weekend
Avery MacRae (CTV News, 07/10/2023)
Thanksgiving weekend marks one of the busiest times of the year for food banks in the Maritimes.
A record breaking number of meals and boxes were given out in 2022, and officials are expecting much of the same for 2023.