• 1 in 3 who access a food bank are children

    Keeping #EveryPlateFull This Summer

    This summer, just like every year, the kids will be taking a break from school. There will be laughter and sounds of delight in neighbourhoods across the city. For some children, summer doesn’t mean taking a break from hunger. Food donations slow down when school is out, just when students no longer have access to […]

  • Pauline Johnson Students with Police

    #CramACruiser Breaks Record

    May 17th was #CramACruiser day and 22 Hamilton schools, including one daycare, broke the previous record set last year. Students donated 11,774 pounds of food and raised over $3,200 to help feed people in our community struggling with hunger. All food collected was picked up at the schools and delivered by members of Hamilton Police […]

  • News Release-Low-Income Hamiltonians On the Edge of Homelessness

    April 3, 2017 – Hamilton’s lowest income households are facing a crisis in affordable housing. Hamilton Food Share’s February food bank statistics from neighborhoods across the city show that 80% of food bank users, the poorest members of our community, are spending 50-100% of their monthly income on rent. This is a sharp increase from […]