November 2016 Post Archive
The Tuesday night discussion at St. Andrew's-Wesley United Church in Vancouver set out to answer the question of why a province as wealthy as B.C. has over 100,000 people relying on food banks every month, how the situation got to be like this and what the role of food banks should be. Read the article here.
A food bank in Woodstock, Ontario shares their success with Operation Sharing, a program where they give users gift cards so people can buy food at grocery stores. Read more about the story here.
CBC looks back 30 years on the day the first Food Bank opened in B.C. Read the full story here.
Surrey Food Bank shed light on the challenges they face to provide adequate, nutritious food to clients with limited resource available in order to meet big demands and different needs. Read the full story here.
One of MasterChef Canada winners, David Jorge, will be returning to compete for the chance to win $10,000 for the charity of his choice, which is the Surrey Food Bank!Master Chef Canada All-Star Family Special airs December 5th on CTV.Read the press release here.