Monthly Archives: January 2013

19,000+ Victorians Accessing Food Banks Monthly

One of the most important factors driving homelessness in Greater Victoria is the cost of housing. Many individuals and families with lower incomes have difficulty affording rent, putting them at risk of being homeless and forcing them to reduce costs elsewhere. One way many save on monthly expenses is to access food banks. The number accessing food banks is a strong indicator of how many are at risk of homelessness in our community. Continue reading