There are over 5000 lone-parent families in Abbotsford. Half of the children living in lone-parent families are experiencing poverty. (Vibrant Abbotsford)
13% of Canadians live in a state of food insecurity, which means they do not have reliable access to adequate amounts of safe, good-quality, nutritious food. The root cause of hunger in Canada is low income, which consistently affects more than 4 million of us at any given time. (Vibrant Abbotsford)
The average monthly cost of nutritious food for a family of four in British Columbia in 2015 was $974. This is out of reach for many in our community. (dietitian.ca)
Our pay what you can cafe in Abbotsford will address these concerns by providing affordable, nutritious food. You can learn more about how you can help us at our Get Involved page.