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Food Basics: Proud Supporter of #Toonies4Tummies

Breakfast – it’s the most important meal of the day and crucial for proving proper nutrition to children so that they can thrive while they’re in the classroom. In Ontario, many children go... Read More

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Toonies for Tummies is a campaign that is made possible through our sponsor companies and partnering retailers.

We know because you've told us, that you look forward to the Toonies for... Read More

It Takes a Village

There is a powerful expression “it’s takes a village” to raise a child. It’s true, it also takes a village to help feed a child – or as we know, tens of thousands of children.

There are... Read More

Toonies for Tummies Toonie Tracker

In 2013 The Grocery Foundation conducted some research of Canadians, one of the facts it uncovered is that 88 per cent of Canadians report they are more inclined to help a charity if they know... Read More

12 Easy and Nutritious Breakfasts and Snack Recipes

It’s no secret that breakfast is the most important meal of theday. It’s our initial brain food that sets the tone for our activity throughout the... Read More

The Importance of Starting Their Day with a Healthy Meal

Thomas Fuller once said, "Charity begins at home but it should not end there." While this is a beautiful concept, for some families it's hard to... Read More

The Impact of Toonies For Tummies

When we think of childhood hunger, I think most of us tend to think of children in developing countries. Yet Children right here in Canada go hungry... Read More

Co-op, Valufoods and VillageMart stores across the Atlantic Provinces

We believe no child should have to go hungry.

That’s why the Grocery Foundation of Atlantic Canada is proud to support Toonies for Tummies. This year, we’ll be raising money to help... Read More

Toonies for Tummies 2015 – Coming Next Month to a Store Near You!

The 2015 Toonies for Tummies campaign is almost here! Toonies returns for another exciting run from February 5-19, 2015. When you... Read More

Hunger can happen to anyone.

We all know what it’s like to be hungry. What the majority of Canadians have never experienced is a state of perpetual hunger and not knowing from where your next meal will come.... Read More

How do you talk to your children about hunger?

Hunger is a problem that too many Canadian children are familiar with. It may be surprising to learn that up to one in six children in Canada today face food insecurity -- Households with children... Read More

VOLUNTEERING AT YOUR KIDS SNACK PROGRAM

In a well-developed country like Canada, often we fail to realize what a wide-spread problem hunger still is. The truth is that there are many young Canadians who go hungry each and every day, and... Read More

Fun Ways For Kids To Raise Money For Charity

One of the wonderful aspects about The 2014 Toonies for Tummies campaign was that children took it upon themselves to raise money... Read More

Our Goals for 2015

Since 1979, The Gocery Foundation has worked to provide snacks and meals to enrich the lives of many deserving children. Today, The Grocery... Read More

A GRACIOUS THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

What a year! On behalf of all of us here at the Grocery Foundation and all of those who benefit from the initiative, we want to extend a warm thank you to all of our sponsors. You may already be... Read More

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Providing Children with a Positive Start to the Day

The Grocery Foundation has been a long-time supporter of student... Read More

Thank you for your Support!

You made feeding school-aged children in our community a priority,... Read More

Erasing the Stigma Around Breakfast Clubs

Prior to the launch of our 2017 Toonies for Tummies campaign, one... Read More

How Toonies for Tummies Directly Impacts a Community

Kellie Brace, Nutrition Program Coordinator at Read More

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