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More funding for food banks
Second Harvest CEO Lori Nikkel was interviewed on CTV News Channel about the announcement $100M in funding for food banks to provide additional help to meet surge in demand caused by COVID-19.
Annual Second Harvest Turkey Drive needs help
Second Harvest, Canada’s largest food rescue charity, is once again providing turkeys for families in need this Thanksgiving. Because of COVID-19, the need this year is greater than ever before. The 18th Annual Turkey Drive runs until Oct. 14.
24 Good Deeds Charity Advent Calendar available for the first time in Canada!
The 24 GOOD DEEDS Charity Advent Calendar was founded in Germany in 2011 as a unique take on a traditional Advent Calendar featuring a good deed behind every door. With as little as $24, you support 24 different charities that are carefully selected from around the world and locally within Canada, all dedicated to the overall mission of doing good with a focus on social issues like healthcare, nutrition, the environment, education and more.
There's more than enough food to feed everyone in Canada: Second Harvest CEO
Last week the federal government provided details around its surplus food program. Lori Nikkel, CEO of Second Harvest joins BNN Bloomberg to provide insight. She says that we're losing 58 per cent of all the food produced for Canadians, and that there's enough food to feed everyone in Canada.
Second Harvest is one of several organizations that have received federal funding to direct surplus food to hungry citizens
The federal government recently revealed the details of the $50 million Surplus Food Rescue Program which is funding several organizations across Canada in their mission of redistributing perishable surplus food to Canadians who need it most.
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