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Nunavut Rates of Food Insecurity

%

of the Territory's children live in food insecure households (1)

%

of Inuit preSchool children live in food insecure homes (2)

%

of severely food insecure children regularly skip meals (2)

Food Insecurity: Noun – the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food.

Emergency Food Vouchers

Igloolik’s Emergency Food Voucher program provides $50 vouchers that can be redeemed immediately for food, diapers, baby formula or toiletries. Vouchers are distributed by the community social worker as emergency food situations are identified. Over the last year 10-20 vouchers were distributed each month. This program relies on donations from people like you. Without this critical funding, the program will collapse. Please support this important program.

Letter Writing Campaign

Letter Writing Campaign

A letter writing campaign is an easy advocacy tool for citizens to voice opinions about specific issues. The letters may be sent to the Prime Minister, a member of Parliament, or a particular government agency. Knowing that re-election depends on the votes of their constituents, MPs tend to pay close attention to mail from constituents.

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A Message of Appreciation from George Qulaut, MLA

A Message of Appreciation from George Qulaut, MLA

“As the Member of the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut representing the constituency of Amittuq, I am very honoured to be able to express appreciation on behalf of the community of Igloolik to Feeding Nunavut for the successful 2016 Christmas Hampers initiative…”

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Community Feast – a time of sharing and celebration

Community Feast – a time of sharing and celebration

A culture of sharing has helped Inuit survive since time immemorial. To this day, Inuit still share many things including food. Country food, or the traditional food of Inuit is acquired from the land and sea and has been identified as foundational food for Nunavummiut.

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Is it okay to send a child to bed hungry?
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