Food Banks Seeking Donations

With the holiday season fast approaching, food banks are asking for the public to provide donations.

Starting on Monday the City of St. John's will be collecting non-perishable food donations.

Members of the City staff will collect donations on garbage days so people can easily remember.

The unemployment rate in the province is at 14.5%.

40% of food bank users are children under the age of 18.

It costs $153.03 to feed a household for one week in NL.