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Earthquake in Haiti, Emergency Response

Food For The Poor is responding immediately following a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti’s southern peninsula, about 80 miles west of Port-au-Prince, early Saturday.

Summer 2021 Update

FFPC is busy preparing to get Jamaican students back-to-school, building sustainable communities in Honduras and Guyana, shipping and helping to distribute food across the Caribbean and Latin America.

Food and Medical Distribution Update: The First Half of 2021

So far in 2021, FFPC has shipped over 305,000 meals to Jamaica, and over $1.1 million in medicine and supplies to Haiti, Jamaica, and Honduras, with another container of food planned for Haiti in July.

FFPC Making Impacts with Partner CEPUDO in San Antonio, Honduras

Food For The Poor Canada, in partnership with CEPUDO, is working on building a sustainable community in San Antonio through a number of initiatives including building a school, supporting livelihood and income-generation projects, and building homes for families.

Appeal for Further Donations to Provide Children with Digital Devices

For students who have been thrust into an online learning environment, internet connectivity is only one hurdle, lack of a device is a more pressing issue.

Opening of Silverstone Basic School

Thanks to tremendous generosity and kindness, Silverstone Basic School is ready to welcome back students!

FFPC AGM Virtual Reception

For a second year, the Food For The Poor Canada family came together to celebrate, learn and be inspired at FFPC’s Annual General Meeting Reception.

Volcanoes, Vaccines, and Volunteers

2021 is off to a rolling start! Check out what FFPC has been up to in during the first quarter of 2021 in our quarterly newsletter.

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Stories From Guyana

Bernadette, Frank , Jim and Bonnie have been passionately and generously supporting the village of Baramita since they first visited the remote village.

Stories From Guyana

A few families shared their stories.

Build a School in Jamaica with Food For The Poor Canada, July 2022

Join us from July 16-23, 2022 for a unique volunteer experience in Jamaica.

In the news: Despite COVID-19, Canadians Provide 7.8 Million Meals and More in the Caribbean and Latin America

Food For The Poor Canada moved quickly in early 2020 to address the impact of COVID-19 in vulnerable Latin American and Caribbean communities.

Reasons to be Joyful this Christmas

Check out our recent newsletter to read all the good news!

Hearts United Event Brings Hope During COVID-19

Jamaica has been affected by the triple threat of poverty, the pandemic, and by recent hurricanes.

St. Martin Primary & Infant School Update

FFPC is grateful to have had the opportunity to complete St. Martin Primary and St. Martin Infant School in Jamaica with funds donated by the Helping Hands Jamaica Foundation.

Food Reaches Honduras in Time for Hurricane Emergency Response

FFPC was able to ship a container of donated soup mix to Honduras which has since been distributed to schools and orphanages across the country.

Derac Breaks Ground With 60 Homes for Families

Food For The Poor Canada (FFPC) board and staff were ecstatic when their longtime partner, Food For The Poor Haiti, broke ground on October 28th, on a sustainable community in Derac, Haiti.

A School for Future Leaders in Honduras

You continue to make a difference in the world with your kindness - this Christmas your generosity will build a new school for children in Honduras! 

Fall COVID-19 Update

With you and our partners, Food For The Poor Canada has provided 4.4 million meals of soup, rice and beans to underserved communities.

176,000 Meals of Rice for Haiti Arrive in Time for the New School Year

Thanks to your kindness and the generosity of FFPC partners and other Canadians, students in Haiti are able to start the school year with a warm meal in their bellies.