Pauline Cripps says that even with a 30 per cent increase in visits, the GFB still won’t turn anyone away
CBC News Posted: Aug 23, 2017
The Guelph Food Bank is an important part of the community; now more so than ever, says Pauline Cripps, coordinator at the GFB.
The food bank saw a rise of 30 per cent in visits from 2015-2016, with 26,896 visits growing to 35,160.
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The truth about food insecurity, is it’s not about food, says Public Health nutritionist
By Clare Bonnyman, CBC News Posted: Aug 21, 2017
Food security is not a food issue.
That’s a message that Lisa Needham, a Public Health Nutritionist in the Waterloo Region, struggles to get across.
Continue reading “Rise in food bank use hints at larger issue across region”
Guelph researcher finds stigma is more influential than finances when it comes to diet choices
CBC News Posted: Aug 15, 2017
Continue reading “Prejudice may push low-income shoppers to unhealthy options”