Canadian Foodgrains Bank
Established in 1983, the Canadian Foodgrains Bank is a Canadian-based Christian organization that helps provide food and development assistance to people in need on behalf of our 15 Canadian church members.
Today, Canadian Foodgrains Bank ranks among the largest private food aid providers in the world. Donations made by Canadians have helped Canadian Foodgrains Bank and its members provide over 1,000,000 metric tonnes of food to people who are hungry throughout the world.
Canadian Foodgrains Bank is a Christian-based food aid and development organization that collects donations of grain, cash and other agricultural commodities for distribution to the world’s hungry.
It is owned by 15 Canadian church members who work with international partners to ensure food gets to where it is intended to go.
The Foodgrains Bank manages a centralized food/grain collection system on behalf of its member churches, negotiates master agreements with CIDA, the Canadian Wheat Board and other organizations, manages procurement and shipping for members, provides expert advice and services to members on food programming, and engages in policy and development education activities related to hunger and food security.
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