Dedicated to driving healthy change in our communities.
World Food Day is our chance to make a difference.
We’re proud to be partnering with Food Banks Canada and raising awareness for World Food Day in an effort to reduce poverty, hunger and food insecurity.
Support your local food bank by making a donation today
What is World Food Day?
World Food Day is an internationally recognized day that aims to raise awareness of ongoing efforts to reduce poverty, hunger and food insecurity. The date itself commemorates the date that all United Nations members observed the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Our Partnership with Food Banks Canada
Food Banks Canada is dedicated to helping Canadians living with food insecurity. The organization supports a network of Provincial Associations, affiliate food banks and food agencies that work at the community level to relieve hunger across the country. Its focus is on maximizing collective impact, strengthening local capacity and reducing the need for food banks.
In a single month, nearly 1.5 million people visit a food bank in Canada.
of those relying on food banks nationally are children, even though they only represent 20% of the population.
of those using food banks are from single-person households.
of food distributed by Canadian food banks is fresh (e.g. milk, eggs, bread, proteins and fresh fruits and vegetables).
How Mitsubishi Motors is driving change
Launching a campaign to raise awareness for World Food Day and the efforts of Food Banks Canada.
Dealerships will be making monetary donations or filling vehicles with food and non-perishables to send to their local food banks.
Corporate Headquarters will be donating an additional $150,000 to support Food Banks Canada’s national mission.