One in three children in Toronto lives in poverty.
We believe that if we improve the health and well-being of our children, they will do better in school. And, if they do better in school, they will have a better future.
Our work creates real results
million invested in students
meals served daily
students in our after-school program
free glasses provided to children yearly
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Toonies for Tummies Campaign
Coming to a grocery store near you!
The Grocery Foundation’s Toonies for Tummies campaign is kicking off on January 29th, 2020. For more information, click below.
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From the blog
Food prices to surge in 2020 according to Canada’s Food Price Report. “We are definitely expecting a harder year for families when it comes to food affordability”, says lead author. Read the full article in the Toronto...
The 2019 Who’s Hungry Report has been released, and shows that food bank use in Toronto has increased. Due to the rising cost of living, the number of food bank visits has grown by 4 per cent. In a survey of 1,400 food bank clients, 53 per cent of respondents...
In Canada, 20 percent of children—more than 1.4 million—live in poverty, according to Campaign 2000, a network of organizations working to end family poverty. If kids are going to school hungry, their behaviours can be exacerbated; they may be irritable and unable to...