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About Us

A leader in the fight against hunger, Daily Bread Food Bank distributes food through over 200 food banks and meal programs across Toronto. Daily Bread provides food for an average of 63,000 visits a month to food banks and prepares more than 3000 nutritious meals in its kitchen that are sent out every week to shelters, hostels and neighbourhood meal programs. We are the largest provider of food relief in the GTA.

More than just a food bank, Daily Bread also works to support people struggling with hunger by providing job training; researching and educating people on issues around poverty and moving forward with innovative and realistic solutions that will help people break away from poverty. Find out more about some of the programs Daily Bread offers by clicking here.

Daily Bread’s warehouse at 191 New Toronto Street is open Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Our onsite food bank, servicing the South Etobicoke area, has the following hours. If you are looking for food assistance, please call 416-203-0050 during Daily Bread’s regular business hours, or 211 after hours, on holidays or on weekends, to be directed to your local food bank or meal program is.

New Toronto Street Food Bank (191 New Toronto Street)

Monday, Tuesday and Friday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Wednesday: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

CLOSED Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.

Who’s Hungry

  • Last year, there were almost 763,700 visits to Daily Bread member agencies.
  • One-third of people who rely on food banks are children.
  • The average food bank client spends 73% of their income on housing, leaving less than six dollars a day for food, transportation, clothing and other basic needs.
  • Spending more than 50% of your income on rent puts you at risk of homelessness.
  • Forty-seven per cent have a disability.

For more information, please click here to look at a list of FAQs.

Our boundaries encompass the former cities of East York, Toronto, Scarborough, Etobicoke and York. Click on the image below for a more detailed map.