Friday, October 16, 2009
Food Bank Usage Soars in Canada
A recent article from the Canadian Press, shows that inadequate employment insurance (EI) benefits is causing a significant increase in people utilizing soup kitchens and food pantries.
"A recent Salvation Army report said the demand for its food banks across Canada has increased during the recession, while donations had dropped."
A good reminder that we need to continue donating to such important organizations!
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