• Thousands in Hamilton need help this season

    A combination of cuts and economic conditions means your neighbours need you more than ever this year. Mario Biscak is a vital part of the complex machinery that puts the right gifts in the right hands each Christmas across a community that has always given from the heart, but is especially overburdened this year. This […]

  • Local pressure to raise Ontario’s minimum wage

    Local supporters of the drive to increase Ontario’s minimum wage are meeting to call for more action. A forum being held Tuesday, sponsored by the Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction and Hamilton Organizing for Poverty Elimination (HOPE), is designed to let local supporters voice opinions they were denied the chance to share at a provincial […]

  • Ontario Association of Food Banks 2013 Hunger Report Reveals 375,000 Ontarians Rely on Food Banks Each Month

    More than 130,000 children under 18 used Ontario food banks on a monthly basis in 2013. TORONTO, ONTARIO – (Marketwired – Dec. 2, 2013) – The Ontario Association of Food Banks (OAFB) 2013 Hunger Report, released today, reveals that 375,000 Ontarians rely on food banks each month. The comprehensive annual report also sheds light on […]