Top COVID-19 Picks

Charity Intelligence is recommending donors support highly-rated food banks and other frontline charities in response to the coronavirus pandemic.  Please browse the list below for suggestions.

2020 Highly-Rated Charities for COVID-19 Response: 

 Charity  Location  Sector
 Calgary Food Bank  Calgary, AB  Food Bank 
 Community Care of St. Catharines and Thorold    St. Catharines, ON   Food Bank
 Daily Bread Food Bank  Toronto, ON     Food Bank
 Feed Ontario  Toronto, ON     Food Bank
 Food Banks Canada  Mississauga, ON     Food Bank
 Food for Life Canada  Burlington, ON     Food Bank
 Greater Vancouver Food Bank  Vancouver, BC     Food Bank
 Hamilton Food Share  Stoney Creek, ON   Food Bank
 Interfaith Food Bank Society of Lethbridge  Lethbridge, AB    Food Bank
 Mississauga Food Bank  Mississauga, ON     Food Bank
 Moisson Montreal  Montreal, QC     Food Bank
 Ottawa Food Bank  Ottawa, ON     Food Bank
 Partners in Mission Food Bank  Kingston, ON     Food Bank
 Saskatoon Food Bank  Saskatoon, SK     Food Bank
 Second Harvest  Toronto, ON     Food Bank
 Wood Buffalo Food Bank  Fort McMurray, AB   Food Bank
 Agence Ometz  Montreal, QC     Social Services
 CUPS Calgary Society  Calgary, AB     Social Services
 MADA Community Center  Montreal, QC     Social Services
 Stella's Place  Toronto, ON     Social Services
 Fresh Start Recovery Centre  Calgary, AB     Addiction Recovery 
 Inn from the Cold  Calgary, AB    Homeless
 Mission Old Brewery  Montreal, QC     Homeless
 Ottawa Mission  Ottawa, ON     Homeless
 The Alex  Calgary, AB    Homeless
Street Health Toronto, ON Homeless
 Union Gospel Mission  Vancouver, BC   Homeless
 Yonge Street Mission  Toronto, ON     Homeless
 Calgary Women's Emergency Shelter  Calgary, AB     Women
 Discovery House  Calgary, AB      Women
 Jessie's, The June Callwood Centre  Toronto, ON     Women
 Children's Cottage Society  Toronto, ON     Youth
 Dans la rue  Montreal, QC     Youth
 Eva's Initiatives  Toronto, ON     Youth
 Youth Empowerment and Support Services  Edmonton, AB     Youth
 Youth Without Shelter  Toronto, ON     Youth

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