Senior Health – Beyond Nutrition

Based on our food bank demographic trends, seniors living in our community have become increasingly at risk of experiencing food insecurity and malnutrition. The number of senior clients we supported was at an all-time high in 2019 but has since dropped due to the pandemic. Currently, 17% of the clients we support are seniors, with many…

Food For Thought | Summer Newsletter

Soraya: Feeding her future Your compassion helps those struggling with the exorbitant cost of living in Greater Vancouver: from families, to seniors, to students. Since the beginning of 2022, we have seen an influx of international students seeking food support. 19-year-old Soraya moved to Vancouver in December 2021. As an international student, she hasn’t been…

Media Release | Mayors’ Food Bank Challenge is back!

May 2nd, 2022  For Immediate Release     Burnaby, BC – BC Mayors are coming together to address food insecurity by participating in a friendly fundraising competition.     About the Mayors’ Food Bank Challenge   From May 1st to 31st, the Mayors of Burnaby, Chilliwack, City of North Vancouver, Coquitlam, New Westminster, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Vancouver and White Rock are challenging their…