Daily Bread Blog

The Link Between Race, Mental Health, and Food Insecurity

March 2, 2020

On Monday, March 2, 2020, the City of Toronto declared the inaugural Black Mental Health Day, a day to raise… Read More


What Toronto’s Budget Means for Poverty Reduction

February 20, 2020

Yesterday, Toronto City Council passed the 2020 budget. We were pleased to see that for the first time in many years, City Council demonstrated a willingness to generate new revenue… Read More


This Valentine's Day, Share the Love

February 12, 2020

At Daily Bread Food Bank, we are all about kindness and sharing love! This Valentine’s Day, we invite you to honour someone special in your life by… Read More


Student Hunger - No Food For Thought

February 12, 2020

Education is often referred to as the great equalizer: it can open doors to jobs, resources, and skills that an individual or family may need not just survive but to… Read More


Volunteers Help Collect Stories of Hunger in Toronto

February 11, 2020

Each year, Daily Bread Food Bank conducts and annual survey of food bank clients and publishes the findings in the Who’s Hungry report. Last year, we collected data from… Read More


The Health Cost of Food Insecurity

February 11, 2020

A recent study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal found that people experiencing food insecurity died an average of 9 years earlier than those who are food secure. Read More


Ontario Launches Consultations for New Poverty Reduction Strategy

February 6, 2020

The province recently launched an open consultation to help shape Ontario’s new poverty reduction strategy. This new strategy comes at an important time for Ontarians. A new report… Read More


A Rights-Based Approach to Food

February 3, 2020

Food is a human right. No one should go hungry or face barriers in accessing the food they need. Last year, food banks in the Toronto region saw over… Read More


Volunteers Wanted! TVO's The Agenda with Steve Paikin

January 15, 2020

What would Canadian society look like tomorrow if volunteering ceased to exist? Daily Bread Food Bank CEO, Neil Hetherington, joined TVO’s Steve Paikin on The Agenda, along with a panel… Read More