Farm Credit Canada says it provided over 7.2 million meals for food banks across Canada during this year's Drive Away Hunger campaign.

The initiative involves driving a tractor and trailer through communities to collect food and cash donations for food banks across the country.

“Every meal is a step toward a better future for someone who truly needs a helping hand,” said Michael Hoffort, FCC president and CEO.

In addition to its annual food collection tractor tour, FCC contributed a total of $100,000 in support of food programs offered at 100 schools across Canada.

“We’re especially thankful to the students who took the time to collect items from home to donate to their local food banks,” Hoffort said. “Their generosity and caring toward those in need is truly inspiring.”

In Alberta, they raised 437,489 meals.


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