• 2018 Hunger Count

    Every year, Hamilton Food Share compiles data on local food bank usage in association with our 12 member agencies. The Hunger Count tells us who needs food, how often and what their reasons are for using the emergency food network. Here are some key findings from the 2018 Hunger Count: The number of people turning […]

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  • Give a Smile, Get a Smile with Smile Cookies at Tim Hortons

    Smile Cookies, the happiest way to help people in Hamilton, are back at Tim Hortons on Monday, September 17th for just one week. For only $1 you can buy a Smile Cookie at any Hamilton Tim Hortons for yourself or your friends. They are a perfect way to say thank you and brighten the day for coworkers, […]

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  • Food donated by local grocery companies

    Reducing Food Waste in Hamilton

    The value of food loss and waste in Canada is estimated to be $31 billion a year. Of that amount, about half of the loss occurs before food makes it to people’s homes, while the other half is food that consumers throw out after purchasing. To put it into perspective, that is almost 30% of the value […]

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