• Buying canned goods to donate to food banks is inefficient and misguided. Donate money instead

    8 days ago - By National Post

    For the last three years, the National Post has greeted the yuletide season by publishing the video above. With a simple message of maximizing charitable giving by donating money to the food bank instead of canned goods, it is one of our most popular videos of all time, reaching virtually every corner of the English-speaking world.
    It has also prompted food banks to caution us that maybe our can-bashing is a little overzealous. “We don't want to give the impression that donations aren't needed and appreciated,” Danielle Lalonde with Food Banks Canada told the Post.
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