Vancouver food bank seeks solutions to end hunger

Georgia Straight Dec 27, 2012

When the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society was established in 1982, its founders expected the organization to fill a temporary need following an economic recession. Jean Swanson, a long-time Vancouver antipoverty advocate, recalls attending the opening of one of the first food banks in the city and hearing an organizer say, “This is just going to be for a year or two, and that’ll be the end of it.” Read more

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