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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

 

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

 

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