Our impact

Helping kids go far since 1989

Girl sitting on a bench holding a plant

Hunger stands in the way.

Hunger can make it difficult for a child to concentrate, negatively effects their attendance, and worsens learning outcomes. Read the long-term effects of hunger on our children in our Annual Report to the Community.

2021 Annual Report
  • 27%

    higher levels of anxiety are experienced by hungry children.*

  • 44.2%

    of students eat more fruits and vegetables when schools have gardens.*

  • 50

    Hours of nutrition education are needed to affect behavior change.*

*Based on program evaluations and participant feedback.

Our mission to feed 1 million kids every year.

President’s Choice Children’s Charity aims to reach one million kids annually with good food by 2025. Children who participate in Power Full Kids | Eat Well, our in-school program, receive meals and snacks four days per week from September to June.

2022 at-a-glance

  • 843,000Children and youth fed during Power Full Kids programs

  • 2,370Power Full Kids program locations across Canada

  • 116,000,000Meals and snacks provided

  • 717,000Students fed at school during the Power Full Kids | Eat Well program

  • 1,700Schools delivered the Power Full Kids | Eat Well program

  • 25,900Children and youth participated in the Power Full Kids | Grow & Cook program at school