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CFO Cares Farmers to Food Banks Program

CFO Cares Farmers to Food Banks Program

Every year, 500,000 Ontarians rely on food banks in order to eat. 
  
Feed Ontario is continuously working to fight food insecurity in our province by feeding 360,000 adults and children every month. They have an urgent need for fresh food outside of traditional non-perishable items, and that’s where we come in. They need our help. 
  
The CFO Cares Farmers to Food Banks program is our way of giving back in the best way we know; with the resources we already have. This program makes it possible for each farm account to donate 300 chickens (700kgs) each year to local food banks, providing them with a steady supply of fresh, locally grown chicken. It’s that simple. 
  
Since 2015, the CFO Cares Farmers to Food Banks program has provided over 7 million fresh chicken meals to community food banks across the province. If you haven’t already signed up your farm(s), what’s stopping you? Join your fellow farmers in the fight against food insecurity. 
  
Because a little good can help a lot. 

Click here to watch the Farmers to Food Banks program video.

 Here's what you need to know: 

  • Register for the program anytime online or by calling (905) 637-0025 or emailing CFO at foodbank@ontariochicken.ca 

  • Each farm account may donate 700kgs of chicken per year 

  • Choose to donate to your preferred food bank, or give to areas of greatest need 

  • After marketing, you have 7 days to designate your donation in any complete quota period 

  • CFO will invoice you for the 700kg donation at the minimum live price 

  • In partnership with Feed Ontario, CFO will arrange for the delivery of fresh chicken to food banks across Ontario 

You’ll receive a tax receipt for the retail value of the donation  


CLICK HERE for link to current FAQs

What’s next? 

All you have to do is sign up

Spread a little homegrown good. Donate today! 

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