hunger

Federal government provides major response to global hunger crisis

Oct 20, 2022 | 1:56pm

  The federal government is providing 14 million dollars to the Canadian Foodgrains Bank to help respond to the global hunger crisis. Foodgrains Bank executive director, Andy Harrington, says the funding will help provide access to emergency food services for over 100 thousand people in Ethiopia, South Sudan, Kenya and Somalia. He says there has […]

Buying a beer in Regina could help out the Food Bank

Dec 9, 2021 | 3:48pm

It’s something that hasn’t been done before in Regina, but it is something that a group of Regina bars are doing with the Regina Food Bank to try and fight hunger in the community. Pile O’Bones Brewing along with Leopold’s Tavern and Victoria’s Tavern are offering up a limited edition “Community Lager” beer with all […]

Regina Food Bank beats ‘Million Meal Challenge’

Oct 30, 2020 | 6:11am

Regina residents have come through for the Regina Food Bank and accomplished the “Million Meal Challenge”. As of Thursday afternoon, over 1,000,020 meals have been donated. Foodbank CEO John Bailey says the support from the city has been overwhelming. “For the city to step up the way it has, and for us to not only […]

FCC Drive Away Hunger Campaign to be held Thursday in Regina

Oct 7, 2020 | 3:29am

The Farm Credit Canada Drive Away Hunger campaign goes Thursday October 8th in Regina. The manager of community investment at FCC, Carla Warnyca says the campaign follows a different concept this year because of covid-19. Other years saw a small tractor drive to various locations around the city to pick up donations and deliver them […]

Foodgrains Bank projects reach midway of growing season

Jul 21, 2020 | 4:50pm

More than 30 Canadian Foodgrains Bank projects in Saskatchewan are midway through the growing season. Volunteers plant crops, and inputs are donated by various companies. The provincial Foodgrains Bank representative Rick Block says all of the projects went ahead as scheduled and were not affected by COVID-19. By mid-March, he says supplies and planning for […]

FCC Drive Away Hunger campaign runs Wednesday and Thursday in Sask

Oct 9, 2019 | 7:30am

Farm Credit Canada’s Drive Away Hunger campaign is being held Wednesday and Thursday across Saskatchewan. The FCC will be collecting donated food at various locations in Moose Jaw and Yorkton Wednesday for local food banks. In Regina and Humboldt, the campaign goes Thursday. The goal in Regina is to raise 387 thousand meals, the number […]

FCC provides support for school meal programs across Canada

Jun 5, 2019 | 5:30am

Regina-based Farm Credit Canada is providing $100,000 to school meal programs across the country as part of a Drive Away Hunger campaign. Manager of Community investment, Carla Warnyca, said each of the 100 FCC offices across Canada will provide $1,000 to a school lunch program in their community. She says each office will choose a […]