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Sign up for the Thanksgiving Drive Public Food Sorts today!

UPDATE September 27 10:30 a.m.: The Thanksgiving Drive Public Food Sorts are full.

Don’t worry – if you weren’t able to register for a spot but you were really hoping to help Daily Bread Food Bank, there are many other ways to support Daily Bread and the Thanksgiving Drive!


We are always looking for volunteers throughout the year. Please check out some volunteer opportunities here:

Volunteer Opportunities


You can make a monetary donation to the Thanksgiving Drive here:

Make Monetary Donation

Non-perishable food donations can be dropped off at your local fire hall. Help us reach our new $8 million annual goal.

Daily Bread’s warehouse is located at 191 New Toronto Street, Toronto ON
M8V 2E7. There is limited parking available. We are accessible by TTC (110 Islington South bus from Islington subway station; please check www.ttc.ca for schedules and more information).


Date Added: September 23, 2016 | Filed under: Blog, Fall Drive, News, Public Food Sorts, Thanksgiving Drive, Volunteer, Volunteer Opportunities — Tags: , , , , , — Adam Paralovos @ 10:38 am



Thanksgiving Drive Public Food Sorts

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Thanks to everyone who came out to volunteer at Daily Bread’s Thanksgiving Drive Public Food Sorts! Canadian Olympians came to volunteer on Saturday, and mayoral candidates Olivia Chow, Doug Ford, Ari Goldkind and John Tory came to visit Monday morning.

Almost 600 volunteers helped sort and pack 112,459 lbs of food.


Date Added: October 29, 2014 | Filed under: Blog, Fall Drive, News, Public Food Sorts — Jessica @ 2:49 pm



Food of the Month: Get Saucy for Hunger

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Not sure what to donate to Daily Bread? How about canned pasta sauce?

A staple item in many people’s cupboards, Daily Bread needs pasta sauce, especially tomato sauce. It is a good source of dietary fibre, as well as vitamins and minerals. It’s also October’s food of the month!

Donations of canned pasta sauce can be dropped at your local fire hall, or a participating grocery store.

Not sure what to donate? Choose canned pasta sauce, or any of our food of the month items.

September: Canned Fish – tuna, salmon, mackerel or sardines.

October: Tomato Pasta Sauce (canned): Low sodium pasta sauce preferred. Please donate cans! Glass jars have a habit of breaking.

November: Canned or dried beans. There are over 1400 kinds of beans in the world. Choose your favourite and donate! Here are just a few examples: lentils, kidney beans, chick peas, black beans, navy beans and pinto beans.

December: Peanut Butter


Date Added: October 1, 2014 | Filed under: Blog, Fall Drive, News, Thanksgiving Drive — Anita @ 9:24 am



Vote for Sarah!

At only 11 years old, Sarah Jordan has already been running a food drive for six years. Involving her classmates, neighbours and local schools, Sarah’s Food Drive helped raise 37,000 pounds of food and $24,000 for Daily Bread this past Thanksgiving.

This year, in recognition of all her hard work raising awareness about hunger, Sarah is nominated for a Canadian Living Me to We award. If she wins, Daily Bread wins, with a $3000 donation as part of the prize.

The Canadian Living Me to We award is a way to show how youth can make a difference. Sarah is nominated for an award in Youth in Action (12 and under). How can she win? With your vote!

Click here to vote for Sarah and help Daily Bread win $3000. Voting closes June 6.


Date Added: May 28, 2014 | Filed under: Blog, Fall Drive, News, Volunteer — Anita @ 2:17 pm



Volunteers sorting food donations at Daily Bread on Thanksgiving weekend

WHAT:
Thanksgiving Drive Public Food Sorts

Hundreds of volunteers will be sorting and packing food donations during the Thanksgiving weekend at Daily Bread Food Bank. On Saturday, October 12, Canadian Olympians will be volunteering their time along with members of the community.

The Thanksgiving Drive ends on October 19 with goals of $300,000 and 200,000 pounds of food. As of Wednesday, October 9, $177,000 and 61,000 pounds of food have been donated.

Note: Daily Bread is fully booked for public sorting. No volunteers are required.

WHEN:
Saturday, October 12
10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (with special guests, Canadian Olympians)
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Monday, October 14
10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

WHERE:
Daily Bread Food Bank
191 New Toronto Street (Off Islington, north of Lakeshore)

GENERAL THANKSGIVING DRIVE INFORMATION
The fastest, easiest way to make a financial donation is online at www.dailybread.ca. You can also mail cheques to: Daily Bread Food Bank, 191 New Toronto Street, Toronto, ON M8V 2E7. Non-perishable food donations can be dropped off at any local fire hall or participating grocery stores. Most needed food items include canned fish, peanut butter, rice, pasta, tomato sauce, canned/dried beans, baby food and formula, powdered milk and canned fruits and vegetables.

For more information: 
Sarah Anderson
Senior Manager, Communications
T: 416-203-0050 ext. 238
C: 416-450-2196
E: sarah@dailybread.ca


Date Added: October 9, 2013 | Filed under: Blog, Fall Drive, News, Public Food Sorts — Anita @ 2:24 pm



Media Advisory: Fall Drive launches with release of new report on hunger

WHAT: Daily Bread Food Bank is launching its annual Fall Drive with a new report showing how hunger and poverty are costing the people of Toronto. Gail Nyberg will reveal the goals of this year’s Fall Drive and why it’s so important to donate. Richard Matern will be sharing the results of the Who’s Hungry: 2011 Profile of Hunger in the GTA and what we want the provincial government to start doing on October 7 that will help lift people out of poverty and create long-term change. Find out what needs to be done by us, by you and by the government to help fight hunger.

WHEN: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 2 p.m.

WHERE: Nellie’s (Shelter and community support for women and children) 754 Queen Street East at Broadview and Queen

WHO: Wendy Sung-Aad, Development Manager, Nellie’s
Richard Matern, (A) Director of Research, Daily Bread Food Bank
Gail Nyberg, Executive Director, Daily Bread Food Bank

For more information: 

Sarah Anderson
(A) Director, Communications
T: 416-203-0050 ext. 238
C: 416-450-2196
E: sarah@dailybread.ca


Date Added: September 20, 2011 | Filed under: Fall Drive, News — Jessica @ 4:37 pm



Fall Drive launch and release of Who’s Hungry Report

On Wednesday, September 21, Daily Bread Food Bank will launch its annual Fall Drive with a new report showing how hunger and poverty are costing the people of Toronto. Gail Nyberg will reveal the goals of this year’s Fall Drive and why it’s so important to donate at Nellie’s, a Daily Bread member agency. Richard Matern will be sharing the results of the Who’s Hungry: 2011 Profile of Hunger in the GTA and what we want the provincial government to start doing on October 7 that will help lift people out of poverty and create long-term change. Find out what needs to be done by us, by you and by the  government to help fight hunger.


Date Added: | Filed under: Events, Fall Drive — Jessica @ 4:37 pm