One in four 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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From the blog
Over the past few years, we’ve all seen prices increasing across the board, from food to rent to fuel. But, what is more difficult to see, is how this is leading to a rise in child hunger, across Canada. According to Food Banks Canada, as many as 400,000 children rely...
As inflation rages, beware ‘shrinkflation’: Objects on the grocery shelves may be smaller than they appear, Canadian experts warn | Toronto Star
As inflation rises, some food companies are shrinking portion sizes to save on costs, while prices remain at the same high levels. For Student Nutrition Programs (SNPs), which rely on large volumes of food to serve hundreds of children each day, this adds another...
One in five Canadians have reported going hungry between March 2020 and March 2022. Too many Canadians are having to choose between food and housing costs, with as many as 23% saying they can’t afford to eat as much as they should. These choices are even more...