Learn how we are working to secure the food supplies of our communities during the COVID-19 pandemic and how your support can help.

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Children are struggling to access
food due to the covid-19 pandemic

Here's what communities are saying

Preparing produce boxes for families in Turnor Lake and Birch Narrows Dene Nation

Turnor Lake and Birch Narrows Dene Nation, Saskatchewan

Our most urgent need is having enough fresh and nutritious food for the community. There are a number of low-income families who don’t have the option to stock up on groceries. Nearly 40 babies are at risk of running out of formula. Rebecca Sylvestre and Hélène Hebert, Board Members, Turnor Lake and Birch Narrows Community Food Centre

Young girl from Alpacoma, Bolivia

Alpacoma, Bolivia

The pandemic has seriously affected families, especially those who work in the informal sector on a daily basis who are not earning any money. There are families that are facing difficulties in accessing enough food for their children.Shirley Estevez Villazón, Country Director, Bolivia

How your donation
is helping:

Emergency Food Deliveries

Fresh Produce Boxes and emergency food hampers are being distributed to families in need.

Home & Community Gardens

Ramping up home and community gardens support including tools and seeds that will help families grow the food they need.

Indigenous Food Systems

Increasing access to traditional foods through hunting, trapping, fishing and foraging activities.

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