Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Winnipeg Harvest Quick Facts

  • Winnipeg Harvest provides emergency food assistance to over 40,000 people a month. This is nearly equivalent to the size of Brandon, Manitoba - Manitoba's second largest city.
  • Winnipeg Harvest distributes food to over 320 agencies across Manitoba. This includes: food banks, soup kitchens, daycares, drop-in centres, schools, etc.
  • 47% of people receiving food from Winnipeg Harvest are children.
  • In 2008, Winnipeg Harvest moved almost 10 million pounds of food throughout Manitoba.
  • 50% of Winnipeg Harvest volunteers are people who use food banks.
  • 33% of families experiencing hunger are dual wage-earner families. They are the working poor.
No one chooses to be poor, hungry, or in crisis.
Please donate to Winnipeg Harvest.

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