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Watch the All-Candidates Etobicoke - Lakeshore debate

September 9, 2021

Watch the all-candidates September 9 debate. Indira Bains from the Conservative Party, Sasha Kane from the NDP, James Maloney from the Liberal Party, and Afam Elue from the Green Party… Read More

 

The 2030 Project: Daily Bread's new podcast!

September 9, 2021

What would it take to eliminate poverty in Canada by 2030? Hosted by radio personality Dave Trafford, The 2030 Project: Ending Poverty in Canada will feature elected officials, individuals with lived experience,… Read More

 

Everything you need to know about the Federal Election on September 20

September 3, 2021

The Federal election is a chance to have a say on who represents our country as Prime Minister. You will be voting for your Member of Parliament (MP) who is… 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

 

Daily Bread CEO Becomes a Blue Jay for the Day!

August 5, 2021

On Sunday, August 1st, Neil Hetherington, Daily Bread CEO, was invited to throw the first pitch at the Toronto Blue Jays Game against the Kansas City Royals.  With the Jays not having played at the… Read More

Daily Bread Collectively Grieves with Indigenous Communities Across Canada

June 3, 2021

The discovery of 215 children in an unmarked mass grave at a former residential school in Kamloops, British Columbia is a horrifying reminder of Canada’s history of violence and cultural… Read More