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June 7, 2019Newsletters, Stories

The 1/2 Million Meal Challenge

As the school bell rings for the last time this June, thousands of kids in our community are heading home without the comfort of knowing where their next meal will come from. During the school year, many students have access to programs that provide breakfast, lunch and snacks. But, when summer begins, this safety net is gone.

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February 26, 2019Newsletters, Stories

Full Bellies. Happy Hearts.

Kids with empty bellies have less energy and greater difficulty concentrating at school. That affects their ability to learn which, in turn, threatens their growth, development and future well-being. No one should go hungry - especially an innocent child.

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June 19, 2018Newsletters, Stories

Hunger Doesn’t Take Summer Holidays

What do summer holidays mean to you?  For many of us, it's warm sunny days spent relaxing at the lake or cottage. Others look forward to enjoying a BBQ with family and friends. But for 1 in 20 families in Waterloo Region, summers are not nearly so carefree. 

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February 7, 2018Newsletters

Why I Give

A volunteer for The Food Bank of Waterloo Region for the past several years, Shari helps out wherever she’s needed, from reception to administration, to food drives. 

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