YOUR DEDICATION TO STOPPING CHILD HUNGER IN CANADA IS NEEDED IN NUNAVUT
Nunavut Rates of Food Insecurity
of the Territory's children live in food insecure households (1)
of Inuit preSchool children live in food insecure homes (2)
of severely food insecure children regularly skip meals (2)
Food Insecurity: Noun – the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food.
It’s difficult for many to feed a family in the Canadian North, and extremely expensive in remote Arctic communities. High poverty rates make it challenging to stretch the monthly budget.read more
Feeding My Family is asking supporters to write MPs to ask that more be done for Canada’s North. Feeding My Family is group dedicated to raising awareness about the high cost of food in the north. A letter writing campaign is an easy advocacy tool for citizens...read more
For more than a year, Israel Mablick has been staving off his hunger by drinking tea so that his kids can eat.
“I still starve myself daily”, says Israel, a 36-year-old Inuit
Ask the average Canadian to imagine the face of a malnourished child and chances are that he/she will describe someone living in a developing country. They would be shocked to learn that 7 out of 10 Inuit preschoolers live in food insecure households, and that Inuit...read more