This report contains information on the eleven food banks in Halton and the recipients they serve. Sections include:
- About Food Banks in Halton
- Profile of Food Bank Recipients in Halton
- Food Bank Use
- The Root Causes of Food Insecurity
- Alternative Strategies
This report is very useful to food banks, the non-profit sector and any individual or organization interested in understanding and increasing food security in Halton. The report examines (i) food bank recipients including information on family status, education and income; (ii) food bank service delivery including information on eligibility, food quality and food quantity; and (iii) strategies to reduce food bank dependency including information on alternatives or complementary food bank services, social and economic policy and program development.