In this blog, we share valuable insights about dignity from current evidence and from the families who benefit from our program.
Food for Thought
We urge charities to weigh more complex markers of impact beyond metrics such as gratitude, satisfaction, pounds of food, or numbers of free meals.
Our collaborative model helps boost the resilience of food-insecure kids who are more vulnerable to the long-term effects of childhood trauma.
Our study with the University of Calgary is the first of its kind in Canada!
Since our transition to a year-round grocery gift card program, I Can for Kids (iCAN) has been astounded by the outpouring of support from the ever-growing list of champions who value the efficiency and dignity of our service model. In this month’s blog, we’d like to invite you on a quick “road trip” to follow the fast but effective journey of the donations we receive to our program.
Few people recognize that individuals and families living with disabilities often endure food insecurity.
When you’re just handed food, you’re expected to take what is given to you. When you’re able to shop and meal plan with a grocery gift card, it just makes you feel human.
Few people recognize how charitable food programs create a completely separate – and inequitable – food system.
Your donations help food-insecure families stay healthy and out of hospital. This means your support not only benefits...