Grow Hope Alberta

MCC Alberta partners with Canadian Foodgrains Bank (CFGB) and Alberta farmers to help support MCC food programs worldwide.

Grow Hope aims to bring emergency and long-term food security to the most vulnerable people.

Every year, MCC partners with local farmers, Canadian Foodgrains Bank (CFGB), the Government of Canada, and compassionate people like you, to Grow and sell crops, in order to:

How it works:


Today, over 821 million people are suffering from severe food insecurity due to conflict, inequality, geography, poverty, and climate change.

In October 2020, the World Bank estimated that between 88 and 115 million MORE vulnerable people would be pushed into extreme poverty due to COVID-19.

But YOU can help!

You, can transform the lives of farmers like Mary Josiah:


Ways to get involved:


Sponsor an acre(s).

Sponsor a quarter, a half, one, or multiple acres of Alberta farmland.

Tangibly sow seeds of hope that will be multiplied up to 4 times at the end of the harvesting season. One acre costs $300 to farm.

No matter the size of your gift, your support will GROW to give security and hope to women, children, and men suffering from severe hunger.

Sponsor an acre

Spread seeds of HOPE. Tell you your friends, family, and community about Grow Hope! 

Follow Grow Hope on Instagram and share about the progress of Grow hope in Alberta and across Canada, learn about fun activities you can join, and ways Grow Hope is making a difference around the world! 


Sponsor Perks

  • Monthly email updates on the progress of your crop (4-6 emails)
  • Exclusive field visit mid-season or for harvesting*

*Field visits for the 2021 season is subject to the physical distancing restrictions being lifted.


MCC Alberta partners with a group of Alberta farmers near the Coaldale and Sherwood Park areas to grow 200+ acres each year for Grow Hope. 

Meet the Farmers

We are so grateful for everyone involved in Grow Hope Alberta! Join us in growing hope and ending world hunger.
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We know that God has blessed us greatly in Canada, and He has called us all to come to the aid of the less fortunate. It’s a privilege to be able to help others. Grow Hope is an amazing way for people to come alongside other local farmers to Grow Hope for those that need our help.

— Mihret Galloway 

Try this recipe from our very own Grow Hope farmers! 

Honey Roasted Potatoes

About Canadian Foodgrains Bank


Canadian Foodgrains Bank is a partnership of 15 Canadian churches and church-based agencies working together to end global hunger by:

  • Supporting international programs to meet immediate food needs, reduce malnutrition, and achieve sustainable food security;
  • Influencing improvements in national and international policies that contribute to ending global hunger; and
  • Increasing and deepening the engagement of Canadians in efforts to end global hunger.

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