Why do we need food banks in a country as rich as Canada?
Many people do not realize the extent of hunger’s reach in this country. This year it is expected that 841,191 Canadians will turn to food banks each month, just to make ends meet. That is up slightly from a year earlier.
The problem of hunger is a persistent one, with food banks providing comparable levels of food and other assistance for the better part of a decade.
Who is turning to food banks? There is no single, typical profile. The people helped include families with children, employed people whose wages are not sufficient to...
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Huron Carole supports AB food banks
Actor, singer, and lifetime philanthropist Tom Jackson brings his nationwide tour The Huron Carole – A Musical to cities across Canada It is an enchanting musical re-enactment of the very first Huron Carole concert that took place in 1987. The second half incorporates traditional seasonal music from a remarkable and memorable Canadian cast.
The Huron Carole – A Musical – is Tom’s nationwide call to Canadians—a message of hope and inspiration to eliminate hunger this holiday season. Along with fellow award-winning Canadian artists Beverley Mahood, Shannon Gaye, Don Amero, and Carly and Britt...