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FHCP golf tournament returns, raises $12,635 for Food Banks Canada

fhcp1-3724838FHCP’s Michael Graydon (second from right) and Errol Cerit (far right) present a cheque to Food Banks Canada for $12,635

After a three-year hiatus, the Food Health and Consumer Product (FHCP) Charity Golf Tournament took place at the Georgetown Golf Club, bringing over 100 industry professionals and stakeholders together in support of Food Banks Canada, and Grocery Business was there.
This year’s tournament raised $12,635 and since 2005, FHCP has raised $148,191 for Food Banks Canada, equaling 271,000 meals.
In 2021, there were a total of 1,303,997 visits to food banks across Canada. 1 in 8 accessing food banks are currently employed, and 33 per cent of food bank users are children (despite only representing 19 per cent of the population), according to information from FHCP.
Food Banks Canada supports a network of 10 provincial associations and more than 4,750 hunger relief organizations from coast to coast to coast, in every province and territory, working collaboratively towards a Canada where no one goes hungry.  

 

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