“Too little food and insufficient nutritious food affects the health and well being of people in Algoma. Hungry Children do not learn well and hungry adults do not function as well as they could on the job or as parents.” To learn more the following article describes food insecurity in the Algoma Region. http://www.algomapublichealth.com/media/1340/hidden-hunger-in-algoma.pdf
Each year the Ontario Association of Food Banks provides an analysis of food bank use statistics, demographics, and the challenges of poverty and hunger in the province. To learn more, follow this link.