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We need volunteers Saturday, June 22

And Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of next week as well!

Daily Bread is excited to announce a new partnership with FreshCo which will result in thousands of dollars in donations to help us fight hunger in Toronto.

In the first step of this initiative, Daily Bread needs volunteers to help us construct 60,000 snack bags. These bags will be sold at the CHIN Picnic (Saturday June 29 to July 1) with net proceeds from the sales going to Daily Bread.

If you’ve never had a chance to volunteer with Daily Bread, now is the time! We have a number of evening shifts as well as a Saturday shift this weekend to kick things off. We have a lot of bags to pack and we can’t do it without you.  Bring your family, friends, colleagues and teammates out for a fun evening of helping out Daily Bread. Minimum age to volunteer in the warehouse is 8, and all minors 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

UPDATE: We are no longer in need of volunteers! Thank you to everyone who signed up to help us build bags!

Saturday, June 22

10a.m. to 12:30p.m. OR  1:30p.m.  to 4p.m.

Monday, June 24: FULLY BOOKED 
Tuesday, June 25:  FULLY BOOKED
Wednesday, June 26: FULLY BOOKED
Thursday, June 27: FULLY BOOKED

You must register in advance. Please sign up through our online registration page by clicking here and clicking the ‘Request a Spot’ button at the bottom of the page. Don’t have time? Help us out by spreading the message to your friends, families, neighbours, anyone who might have some spare time to help out.


Date Added: June 19, 2013 | Filed under: Blog, Fundraising Events, News — Anderson @ 10:41 am



Q107, AM640 & 102.1 The Edge live from Daily Bread!

This Friday, June 14, three radio stations will be broadcasting live from Daily Bread’s warehouse as part of the Corus Feeds Kids campaign.

Come down with a non-perishable food donation and join us at 191 New Toronto Street on Friday!

6 a.m. to 10 a.m. – Q107’s Derringer in the Morning

6 a.m. to 10 a.m. – AM640’s The John Oakley Show

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – 102.1 The Edge’s Josie Dye

We have some volunteer spaces left for individuals and groups (high school and older) left for the morning. If you are interested in coming in to help sort food donations, please email volunteer@dailybread.ca for more information, or to register.

Can’t make it down? Don’t forget to listen live, and donate online by clicking here.


Date Added: June 11, 2013 | Filed under: Blog, Events, Fundraising Events, News — Anderson @ 10:49 am



High School Students, Take Action This Summer!

Are you a high school student looking to give back to the community? Students volunteering at Daily Bread

Daily Bread is offering a number of volunteers positions for high school students through our Take Action Project.

Students participating in the program will have an opportunity to come in on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout July and August to help out with a variety of on-going tasks and projects. New this year, in addition to regular volunteering opportunities, we have unpaid internships students can apply for in the Growing for Change Community Garden, New Toronto Street Food Bank, Reception and Food Services (working in our kitchen preparing, cleaning and serving food).

You must be a high school student who is at least 15, and you must sign up in advance. To find out more about this summer’s Take Action Project and how you can get involved click here, or email learn@dailybread.ca.


Date Added: June 7, 2013 | Filed under: Blog, News, Volunteer Opportunities — Tags: , , — Anderson @ 2:39 pm