Monday, December 3, 2018

New Report Reveals a Dramatic Increase in the Number of Senior Citizens Accessing Food Banks in Ontario

The Ontario Association of Food Banks (OAFB) released its 2018 Hunger Report today which revealed 501,590 individuals turned to a food bank last year alone. While the number of individuals accessing food banks is only marginally higher than the previous year, the report finds a staggering 10 percent increase in the number of senior citizens requiring emergency food and support, a growth rate nearly three times faster than that of Ontario’s senior population. Read More