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Address Poverty and Hunger

Poverty and hunger affect communities in Canada, in the industrialized Western nations, and in the global South.  Together, we can act not only to feed the hungry and care for the poor, but to change systems that perpetuate resource inequities. Learn more

A group of men in a kitchen
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$15
You asked us to bring back some particularly memorable gifts, and we’re delivering! With your help, volunteers at the Jimmy Pratt Memorial Outreach Centre in St. John’s, NL, served up... Read more
A baby laying down
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$30
You asked us to bring back some particularly memorable gifts, and we’re delivering! Thank you for the nearly 60 strollers your Gifts provided in 2016–17! The view to the future is brighter... Read more
Children playing
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$30
You asked us to bring back some particularly memorable gifts, and we’re delivering! Your Gifts in 2013–14 provided generous support through the United Church in the Philippines (UCCP)... Read more
Two people hugging
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$14
Visitors to Winnipeg’s community ministries find warm clothes, food, and a hug. Our partners West Broadway Community Ministry, St. Matthews-Maryland Community Ministry, Oak Table Ministry, and... Read more
Two farmers in front of a tree
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$75
Edible gardens flourish with care, as does the wellbeing of people. The Cuban Council of Churches united two goals: encouraging sustainable farming, and creating churches that are more inclusive of... Read more
Women at a food bank
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$30
All are welcome to come and enjoy breakfast every Thursday at the Wasauksing First Nation United Church Food Bank near Parry Sound, ON. After breakfast, the food pantry is open for visitors to select... Read more
A garden
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$100
Friends can make life a garden. Toronto partner Fred Victor, runs the Friends Restaurant. This healthy hub serves nutritious, low-cost meals for people who are homeless and/or are living on low... Read more
Two people shaking hands
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$100
Each step creates a new path. The Brunswick Street Mission in Halifax, NS, cares for the physical, emotional, practical, and spiritual needs of people who currently live in poverty. The Benevolent... Read more
Illustration of a grocery store receipt
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$10
In First Nations of the far north, people may go hungry even when food is available in stores. For instance, at Oxford House First Nation, 950 km north of Winnipeg, community members pay about $11... Read more
Hands on a bee hive
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$25
Saint Columba House, in Montréal, QC, installed two beehives on its rooftop garden. Children in the Point Saint Charles neighbourhood are now learning about pollination in urban agriculture. They... Read more
People looking at clothing
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$25
Residents of Toronto’s downtown east side know they can find warm clothing, hygiene products, bedding, and housing starter kits free of charge at CRC’s Clothing Room. Community volunteers... Read more