Daily Bread Blog - Hunger
 

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

 

Get involved in Hunger Action Month!

September 3, 2021

Hunger Action Month is an annual campaign occurring every September that raises awareness about hunger in our communities and encourages participation in the fight against hunger. Whether you choose to educate, advocate, volunteer, or donate to… Read More

 

A Look at How Daily Bread Food Bank Fights Hunger

August 6, 2021

Since the beginning of 2021, Daily Bread member food banks have seen an average of more than 110,000 visits each month. If current usage rates continue, we are projecting we will see 1.4 million visits… Read More

 

Spotlight on 5n2, Daily Bread's Newest Member Agency

August 5, 2021

5n2 is one of our newest member agencies serving the Scarborough community. It was founded by Seema David in 2013 and since then they have served over 474,000 people. Seema immigrated to Canada from the Middle East in 2007. While she… 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

 

Child Hunger Doesn’t Take a Vacation

August 5, 2021

Before COVID-19, one in four children accessing food banks went hungry according to their guardian. During the pandemic, this number increased to one in three. School closures also meant that many young people were unable to access nutrition programs for the entire… Read More

 

Spotlight on Food Donor Dominion Farms

August 5, 2021

Dominion Farms grows, packs, and ships carrots, onions, beets, and parsnips. They are proud to be the longest-running distributor in Ontario.  Located in Bradford, Ontario, Dominion Farms ships year-round from their state-of-the-art packing facility to… 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