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New Report: "If I Had $100, I'd Buy a New Book"

January 17, 2023

The province created the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) in order to provide income support to Ontarians with disabilities in financial need. Yet it’s been well established through Daily Bread… Read More


Year in Review: 2022, a Record Breaker

January 13, 2023

When we look back on this past year, two truths stand out:   Food bank use reached crisis levels. Toronto’s social safety net couldn’t hold against inflation and the city’s skyrocketing cost… Read More


Webinar Recap: Who’s Hungry 2022 – A Story of a System Under Strain

December 6, 2022

To mark the release of Who’s Hungry 2022, Daily Bread Food Bank and North York Harvest held a virtual roundtable discussion that explored a story of a system under strain. Read More


The 2030 Project - Season 2 Recap

November 17, 2022

Affordable housing. Social-assistance rates. Basic income. How do these critical factors play a role in creating a Canada without poverty?   Host Dave Trafford and expert guests tackle this and more… Read More


Who’s Hungry 2022: A Story of a System Under Strain

November 14, 2022

In partnership, Daily Bread Food Bank and North York Harvest Food Bank have released Who’s Hungry 2022 – a report profiling food insecurity, poverty and system strain in the City… Read More


A Decade of Deep Poverty

October 19, 2022

A new study analyzing the last 12 years of Daily Bread data found that, almost every year, the median income of food bank clients has been 50% below the official poverty line… Read More


Survey: Food Bank Clients Face Disproportionate Barriers in Home Cooling

October 11, 2022

Daily Bread's recent Click/Hear survey shows reduced access to home cooling results in increased heat related deaths among food bank clients. Read More


Daily Bread Partners with Food Bank Clients to Beat Poverty

September 20, 2022

Introducing Click/Hear, a new platform to gather and provide insights on the topics that have deep impact on the daily lives of our clients. Read More


It's Time to Raise the Rates!

August 5, 2022

Imagine if, at the end of every month, your bank account was at zero or in overdraft. Imagine if this was so every single month for years. Unfortunately, this is… Read More