Daily Bread Blog

Daily Bread Workplace Culture: “It’s Like You’re Working With Family” 

March 3, 2023

Friendly. Inclusive. Supportive. Team-oriented. These are the words that come up most often if you ask Daily Bread Food Bank staff members what they think about our workplace culture.   “Everybody… Read More


What is a Rights-Based Approach to Food?

February 10, 2022

Daily Bread Food Bank is a rights-based organization guided by these six commitments. Read More


Daily Bread CEO Testifies About Food Inflation at House of Commons Standing Committee

March 23, 2023

On March 20, Neil Hetherington, CEO of the Daily Bread Food Bank testified to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food on food inflation and its impact… Read More


Fighting Hunger Through Fasting: Ramadan’s Give 30 Movement 

March 23, 2023

Toronto lawyer Ziyaad Mia was putting away his office coffee cup before Ramadan’s month of fasting when he was suddenly struck with an idea.  “You’re not eating for a whole… Read More


Elena's Story: Surviving on ODSP 

March 8, 2023

Elena owned a successful sales agency when illness stripped her of her ability to work. Like many food bank clients, she now survives on the limited income provided by the Ontario Disability Support Program. Read More


How Much Does It Cost to Eat Nutritiously?

March 7, 2023

Food is a human right, but nutritious food, can be expensive, and depending on household composition and income sources, the cost of eating nutritious food varies from one household to… Read More


7 Women Leaders Fighting to End Hunger

March 4, 2023

At Daily Bread Food Bank, we’re lucky to have no shortage of women leaders. Our founder was a woman, our board is chaired by a woman,… Read More


How This 36-Year-Old Is Donating Differently 

March 3, 2023

Toronto native Tyler Ward grew up thinking about macro issues like food insecurity and poverty. “From when I was young, it was just part of the dinner-table conversation,” he said. Read More


Getting Together to Give Back: Our Employee Volunteer Program 

March 3, 2023

When Alyssa Copp asks fellow Cisco team members if they want to sign up for a Daily Bread volunteer opportunity, she never worries about filling slots. Cisco has signed up… Read More


Inside a Student-Run Food Bank 

March 3, 2023

A dozen or so student volunteers and staffers whirl around a small room on the basement floor of Toronto Metropolitan University’s student centre. Three bag bread on a metal table. Read More