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CHP Canada Staff Makes Donation to the Ottawa Food Bank

This week, CHP Canada staff visited the Ottawa Food Bank to make a donation of $350 based on collections made throughout the year for dress-down Fridays in the office.

Some facts about the Ottawa Food Bank:
• 37% of Ottawa Food Bank users are children
• in 2013, it cost at least $789/month to adequately feed a family of four
• 45% of Ottawa Food Bank users are families with children; nearly half of those are two-parent families
• 140 local agencies help feed 50,000 people each month
• 14 tons of food is distributed each day
• 47% of the food they deliver is fresh
• 130,000 km driven by Ottawa Food Bank trucks each year