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FAQ: COVID-19

March 20, 2020

How can I best support Daily Bread Food Bank?

  • With a food inventory in need of replenishing, your monetary donations will allow us to purchase the exact items that meet the needs of our clients. Click here to give today.
  • You can drop off non-perishable food donations at your nearest fire hall.
  • You can place an online order from Amazon or your favourite grocery store and have it delivered directly to our distribution center at 191 New Toronto Street, Toronto, ON, M8V 2E7.

What are your most needed items?
We are always in need of high-protein foods such as canned tuna and meats, peanut butter, grains (beans, lentils, etc.) and baby foods. For a full list of our most needed items, please click here.

How can I get my friends and family involved in supporting Daily Bread Food Bank?
Staying connected through this time is so important! Holding an online fundraiser in support of Daily Bread would be so appreciated. You can think of fun online contests, games, video chat challenges, etc. to make it engaging. Visit our Resource Centre for more information.

Can I volunteer?
We love our volunteers and are grateful to everyone who has reached out to support. Please note that at this time, we are limiting volunteer opportunities at 191 New Toronto Street. Stay tuned to our website and social for updates.

What can I do if I need food?
If you are in need of food, please check our “Food Programs by Location” map to find your nearest food bank. If you have questions, you can reach out to us at 416.203.0050 or email info@dailybread.ca.

For the most up-to-date information on your nearest food bank please visit 211Toronto.ca

Is the New Toronto Street Food Bank operating?
Our on-site food bank is operational. Please note that we are currently distributing food hampers (versus regular shopping model). In order to maintain safe distancing guidelines, the food bank will be operating in a medical tent set up by our partners at Global Medic. Hours of operation are Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

Please also note that Daily Bread is unable to provide any personal protective equipment, and cannot deliver directly to homes.

More questions?
You can contact us at 416.203.0050 or email info@dailybread.ca

To stay up to date on our response to COVID-19 please visit dailybread.ca/covid19


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