Help us nourish hungry tummies

A donation of $250 will help feed a child a healthy breakfast for half of a school year

"Learning cannot happen on empty stomachs. For many of our students not having to worry about food is a first step in their successful learning journey." Volunteer from Ottawa Network for Education

Why We Need You

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1 in 3 children are at risk of going to school on an empty stomach, and the student nutrition programs that help nourish them continue to see an increase in the number of children attending.

Make An Impact In Your Neighbourhood

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100% of your donation will help nourish hungry tummies at local* student nutrition programs

Track Your Toonie
"The Grocery Foundation played a crucial role in our efforts to promote healthy eating habits within the school community. The students were not only delighted but also gained valuable insights into the importance of nutritious food choices."Specialized Educator and Breakfast Program Coordinator
"Learning cannot happen on an empty stomach. For many of our students not having to worry about food is a first step in their successful learning journey."Volunteer from Ottawa Network for Education
"The nutrition program is extremely valuable for our students, sometimes it is the only nutritious meal they will have in a day."Volunteer from school in Brampton, Ontario
"Donations have significantly impacted our school's Student Nutrition Program, allowing us to go above and beyond in meeting the needs of our students and fostering a positive and nourishing environment."Breakfast Program Coordinator
"We have, on multiple occasions received phone calls from parents indicating that they have not sent their children to school because they do not have food to send with them, for lunch. Toonies for Tummies provides us with the funds needed to feed our hungry students."Anonymous Volunteer
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"Children should always have access food to grow they are our future"Grocery Foundation donor

* Online donations will remain in the province of the donor