About Us

From securing fresh and healthy food sources, to driving change through policy research and innovative programming, Feed Ontario unites food banks, industry partners, and local communities in our work to end hunger and poverty.

Join us as we Feed Ontario and help build a healthier province. Every $1 you donate provides 3 meals to an Ontarian in need.

Formerly known as the Ontario Association of Food Banks, we re-branded as Feed Ontario in 2019 to reflect the growth of the provincial food bank network and the collective action of our partners.

Our Vision

End poverty and hunger in Ontario

Our Mission

We feed Ontario by creating opportunities and solutions, and uniting local food banks to eradicate hunger and poverty.

By the Numbers

502,000

adults, seniors, and children visit food banks in Ontario each year

1,200

organizations working together, including 130 direct member food banks and over 1,100 affiliate agencies

5 million

pounds of fresh and non-perishable food are distributed by Feed Ontario annually to those who need it most

$1

donated to Feed Ontario can provide the equivalent of 3 meals to someone in need

 

What We Do

FeedON

Our FeedON network provides adults, children, and seniors with nutritious food throughout the year, including: dairy, protein, and produce. Through the support of our partners, we distribute the equivalent of 4.5 million meals annually.

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Feed Possibility

We Feed Possibility by providing food banks with resources to grow their capacity to distribute fresh food, to collaborate and develop best practices that drive change, and to invest in innovative programming for people facing hunger in their communities.

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Feed Change

We Feed Change by researching the root-causes of food insecurity, raising awareness of hunger in our province, and advocating on behalf of evidence-based solutions. It is only through our collective action that we will end hunger and poverty in Ontario.

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Financial Information

Formerly the Ontario Association of Food Banks, Feed Ontario directs 95% of its annual revenue to food, distribution, and programs and spends 5% or less on administration, finances and fundraising.

Feed Ontario is not government funded and relies exclusively on the generosity of caring individuals and organizations to support and achieve its vision.

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Our Values

We're Fair

As a champion for local food banks, we give everyone in our network an equal voice. 

We're Passionate

Everything we do comes down to helping people from across our province. 

We're Collaborative

Working together helps us all to be more resourceful and efficient. 

We're Change-Makers

We advocate on behalf of evidence-based programs that result in real change. 

We're Informative

We are engaged communicators. We listen, distill, and share our learnings and our ideas. 

We're Innovative

We’re optimistic that we’ll achieve our goals through innovative programming and best-in-class services to make our vision a reality. 

Our Partners

Our partners are at the core of what we do. Thank you for helping us Feed Ontario. 

Meet Our Partners