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December 5, 2019Awareness

#24HoursofGiving Success

This year on Giving Tuesday, we asked the community to participate in #24HoursofGiving and help raise 1,500 healthy hampers for people struggling to put food on the table.

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November 26, 2019Awareness, Events

24 Hours of Giving Tuesday

At The Food Bank of Waterloo Region, Giving Tuesday is an opportunity for us to raise awareness about food insecurity and hunger in our community as well as a chance to learn more about why people give.

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July 29, 2019Awareness

The Food Bank Awarded “Capacity Building Grant”

The Food Bank of Waterloo Region was awarded a 2018 Capacity Building Grant from Feed Ontario and Whole Food Markets. The grant provides food banks in Ontario with funding to grow their capacity to accept, store and distribute fresh food to adults and children living with hunger.

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July 4, 2019Awareness

Emergency Hamper Programs Lend Helping Hand

Food is a basic human right but 1 in 20 households in Waterloo Region currently lack steady access to the nutritious food needed to live a healthy life. The reality is hunger can happen to anyone; anywhere at any time and finances don’t always meet the basic needs.

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