This blog discusses the relationship between community, social environment, and food insecurity while assessing the impact of a lack of connection on society.
People experiencing food insecurity are resilient and resourceful in meeting their basic needs.
A volatile combination of high housing costs, pandemic job losses, rising food costs and an anticipated further pull-back on government supports is creating a “perfect storm” that has Canada’s food banks bracing for a “tidal wave” of new clients in the months ahead. And our food bank is not an exception!
4 million Canadians are food insecure and struggle to put enough food on the table. Every day they face tough decisions about how to make ends meet.