Canadian Feed The Children (CFTC) is proud to announce that our President & CEO, Jacquelyn (Jackie) Wright, has been elected President of the Ontario Council for International Cooperation’s (OCIC) 2023-2024 Board of Directors.
Four Indigenous communities in Alberta and Saskatchewan are looking to food forests to address the twin challenges of severe food insecurity and climate change, and will kickstart the process just in time for Earth Day on April 22, 2021.
Canadian Feed The Children receives $1,000,000 grant from the TD Ready Challenge for new Indigenous Food Forests to address the impacts of COVID-19. As one of the 15 organizations selected,t he funds will support CFTC’s innovative Indigenous Food Forest initiative in four First Nations in Saskatchewan and Alberta.
The Slaight Family Foundation is donating $500,000 to help families in Indigenous communities across Canada who are struggling to access food as a direct result of the COVID-19 crisis. Canadian Feed The Children and Community Food Centres Canada will each receive $250,000 in funding to support immediate food security for Indigenous Peoples.
Canadian Feed The Children has partnered with The Slaight Family Foundation to create The Slaight Livelihood and Gender Equality Fund, which will champion the human rights of women and girls in Ethiopia and help end their forced migration.
Photojournalism exhibit features First Nations’ stories of traditions and transformations.