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Over the holiday season, Ascend Canada had the pleasure of speaking with Hajira Hussain, Executive Director at Richmond Food Bank Society. She discussed the impact of COVID-19 on food banks, the climbing rate of minority clientele, as well as dismantling stigma attached to food bank usage.

Read more to find out what Hajira had to say about the importance of supporting food banks across Canada, especially through the pandemic, and how you can support.


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