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Volunteer Recognition

Daily Bread if very grateful to all the volunteer groups who came in to enjoy a volunteering experience, as well as all of our amazing individual volunteers who work so hard every day. Here are some of the top organizations that came in during the past year, supporting our efforts to get food to those in need.

Last year, we had over 10,000 volunteers work over 100,000 hours. That’s equivalent to 56 full-time employees working 35 hours per week for the entire year. Volunteers helped sort over four million pounds of food. They also helped answer calls at reception, welcome and register volunteers, work in our community garden, help in the kitchen and assist with our annual food bank client survey. Thank you to each and every volunteer that gave their time to help fight hunger.

Top Student Volunteer Groups

Toronto French School
JB Tyrell Senior Public School
Buttonville Public School
Crescent School
St. Henry Catholic School
Fieldstone King’s College School
St. Mary’s Catholic Secondary School
Cosburn Middle School
Milne Valley Middle School
TMS School

Top Community Volunteer Groups

CORE Lifestyle Strategies
New Haven Learning Centre
JVS Toronto
Christian Horizons Community Support Services
Islington United Church
Faith of Life Network
Reena Foundation
Memorial United Church
North Kipling Community Centre
New Visions Toronto

2013 Volunteer of the Year

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Lin-Lin Chou started volunteering at Daily Bread as a way to expand her job skills and add to her resume. Coming early, staying late – helping out where and when she’s needed most with patience, grace and growing confidence in herself. Congratulations to Lin-Lin, for winning Daily Bread’s 2013 Volunteer of the Year award!

Thank you to our other 2013 Top Volunteer Nominees:
Carol Armstrong
Charles Brown
Oana Bunea
Marelne Macans
Stanley Macmullin
Adam Maskewycz
Hussein Oumer
Trupti Patel
Deborah Patrick
Winston Spurrell
Kwok Kin Szeto
Dona White