Daily Bread Blog - COVID19
 

Community Champion brings her Junction neighbours together to fight hunger

September 9, 2021

With a background in food rescue and a passion for fighting hunger, Community Champion, Mahima, enjoys organizing Daily Bread donations and food drives with the Junction Residents Association  Says… Read More

 

Food Bank visits have increased over 50% since last year. This Thanksgiving you can help ensure no one goes hungry.

September 9, 2021

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and many of us are looking forward to celebrating together with our families. But this is not the case for Sandra, a food bank… Read More

 

Daily Bread Receives Community Fund Grant from Airbnb and GlobalGiving

August 5, 2021

Airbnb believes in sharing their successes, especially with the communities that Airbnb Hosts, call home. That’s why they created the Community Fund, to distribute $100 million over 10 years to organizations that are strengthening communities… Read More

 

Digital Access and Food Insecurity in Toronto

July 13, 2021

When the COVID-19 crisis began in March 2020, many of us became reliant on the internet for things like school, work, food and medicine deliveries, staying connected with family and friends, and more.   However, with mass closures of… Read More

 

Agency Spotlight: Feed Scarborough

July 3, 2021

Feed Scarborough (formerly Scarborough Food Security Initiative) began in 2018 as a holiday hamper program in Southwest Scarborough. In the early days of the pandemic, Suman Roy, Chair, saw that… Read More

 

2021 Best in Class Awards

June 16, 2021

On June 15, Daily Bread Food Bank was honoured to present our annual Best in Class Awards celebrating the extraordinary commitment shown by individuals and organizations working to alleviate hunger… Read More

 

Agency Spotlight: Toronto Council Fire

June 7, 2021

Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre (TCFNCC) is an Indigenous Daily Bread Member Agency that has been serving the Downtown Toronto community for over 24 years! They are committed to… Read More

 

Supporting Encampment Residents in a Growing Housing Crisis

June 4, 2021

Access to food and housing are basic human rights enshrined in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, yet one in five people are experiencing food insecurity and at… Read More

 

Volunteer Highlight: Arceu Arnuco

June 3, 2021

Arceu Arnuco is a long-standing Daily Bread volunteer, who joined us for the first time 26 years ago at our previous warehouse when he was a kid. Over the years,… Read More