820 million people worldwide face hunger, and children feel it the most.

Help us provide 500,000 meals to


820 million people worldwide face hunger, and children feel it the most.

Help us provide 500,000 meals to

Get the facts about
child hunger and food insecurity

and how you can help

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What will it take to end child hunger?

The consequences of malnutrition and food insecurity on children are devastating – but there are proven ways to stop child hunger in its tracks. Read more.

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Why is there food insecurity in Canada?

Food insecurity affects one in six Canadian children under age 18. But why? And what can we do about it? Read more.

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School food saves the day

For some children, the meal they receive at school is the only one they’ll eat all day. Here’s why school feeding programs are crucial in fighting child hunger. Read more.

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It takes a village to feed a child

By building strong communities today you help create sustainable food security for children always. Read more.

How much do you know about Food Security?

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Indigenous children in Canada are 2.5 times more likely to experience hunger than non-Indigenous children
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Last year Canadians helped provide 2.8 million meals to children around the world through Canadian Feed the Children.

Bolivian girl sitting at a table eating her school meal of chicken and rice

School feeding programs run by Canadian Feed The Children in Uganda improved attendance from 68% to 92%. When you #FeedChildren they stay in school.

Bolivian girl sitting at a table eating her school meal of chicken and rice

Canadians supported 6,566 farmers with training and tools to feed their families year round through Canadian Feed The Children.

From Hunger to Hope

Immaculate’s story

8-year-old Immaculate from Uganda smiles at the camera

Not long ago, 8-year-old Immaculate in Uganda suffered from itchy skin, and wasn’t always able to focus in school. Although her mother Jane was a subsistence farmer, Immaculate did not always have access to good nutrition. An unbalanced diet was negatively affecting Immaculate’s health.

Everything changed when their community partnered with CFTC. Donor support helped build a new school with a feeding program, and Jane began learning about balanced nutrition and sustainable farming. This made a big difference for Immaculate.

Now, Immaculate gets a nutritious meal every day at school, and Jane uses her new skills to provide a balanced diet for her children at home. Today Immaculate is healthy and excels at school.

This was all made possible through donations from generous Canadians like you. Help change the life of a child like Immaculate with a donation today.

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About Canadian Feed The Children

Our mission is to unlock children’s potential through community-led action in Canada and around the world.


We’re an independent, secular development agency founded and operating in Canada since 1986.


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We have been named a 2019 MoneySense Top 100 Charity, a Charity Intelligence Top 100 Rated Charity in 2019 and 2018 and a Financial Post Charity of the Year in 2017 and 2016. We are a registered Canadian charity.


Our financials are independently audited by PricewaterhouseCoopers and published each year. When you donate to CFTC you can count on the highest standards when it comes to the stewardship of your generous donation. When you donate your information will be 100% secure and will never be shared with anybody. See our privacy policy for more information.

For more information please download our latest Annual Report.

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