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Scarborough grade 5 students demand: “lettuce” eat spinach!

  Toronto, ON – May 18, 2018: Grade 5 students from Burrows Hall Junior Public School will be protesting for their right to nutritious food outside the Scarborough Civic Centre on Friday, May 25th by taking part in a ‘plant-in’ flash mob. More than 30 students will come together at 10 am to plant vegetables […]

Hunger Heroes: The Fenton Team

Our partners provide crucial support to our programs, helping us save lives and make lasting change. We are excited to share their stories with you.  We spoke to Chris Fenton and the team about what motivates them to support Action Against Hunger’s work in a new series: Hunger Heroes. The Fenton Realty Group has two real estate […]

28 times we used gardens in the fight against malnutrition

Photo: Lys Arango for Action Against Hunger, Colombia. Gladis Nidey Pérez is a community leader of a women’s association where Action Against Hunger has helped with the planting of a garden. The project is part of our food security and livelihoods program there, where the produce they grow will not only allow them access to nutritious […]

Action Against Hunger launches new nutrition program in Afghanistan with support from the Government of Canada

  Thanks to Canada’s commitment to development efforts in Afghanistan, Action Against Hunger will continue to ensure improved nutrition, especially among children and young mothers in the country. With support from Global Affairs Canada, the project – Nutrition to Prevent Mother and Child Mortality and Morbidity in Afghanistan – will contribute to reduced malnutrition among […]

Canadians need to grow their own food

Photo: Carmen Oliveira, Burrows Hall Public School. Elementary students gardening as a part of our project, Generation Nutrition.   As Canada has urbanized over the past couple generations, we’ve moved further away from food production — or any significant hands-on knowledge of it. One result of this: more than a quarter of Canadian children are overweight or […]

Canada announces funding for humanitarian assistance in Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria

Photo: Guy Calaf for Action Against Hunger Nigeria. Announcement from Global Affairs Canada April 10, 2018 – Yaoundé, Cameroon – Global Affairs Canada On behalf of the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, Matt DeCourcey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced over $27 million in funding to […]