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Second Harvest's FoodRescue.ca providing more than $4.5 million of new funding to community groups who feed Canadians

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The Slaight Family Foundation donates over $3,000,000 to support food insecure Canadians during COVID-19 crisis

Continuing their strategic philanthropic approach, The Slaight Family Foundation is donating over three million dollars to four organizations all focused on food. This comprehensive approach looks to address specific societal issues around food – namely food insecurity and food rescue – at a critical time when concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic grow. This crisis has created challenges around food access, especially for the most vulnerable Canadians.

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Second Harvest launches Canada-wide Task Force to guarantee food supply to vulnerable Canadians

Second Harvest, Canada’s largest food rescue organization, announced today the launch of the Food Rescue Canadian Alliance (FRCA) Task Force, a national network that will support food redistribution efforts across the supply chain during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Task Force will work to make food available to organizations and reach populations that are in acute need.

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Nearly 60% of all food in Canada is wasted – FoodRescue.ca expands to BC to help change that

Loblaw commits over $400,000 to Second Harvest to support a free, innovative platform that tackles food waste, food insecurity, and climate change.

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Second Harvest to study and accelerate food rescue across Canada with a $1.8M investment from the Walmart Foundation

Second Harvest to study and accelerate food rescue across Canada with a $1.8M investment from the Walmart Foundation

Second Harvest, Canada's largest food rescue organization, is undertaking the first national study of food programs offered by public sector and community service organizations though a $1.8 million CDN grant from the Walmart Foundation.

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Benita Aalto
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