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Who's Hungry Report 2021 - Toronto Food Banks Hit 1.45 Million Annual Visits

November 15, 2021

The 2021 Who's Hungry Report released by Daily Bread Food Bank and North York Harvest reveals a 47% increase in food bank visits compared to the previous year. Read More

 

Daily Bread Food Bank Founder, Sister Marie Tremblay Has Passed Away at the Age of 99. She Leaves a Powerful Legacy in the City of Toronto.

November 5, 2021

With deep sadness, the volunteers and staff at Daily Bread Food Bank mourn the passing of the organization’s founder, Sister Marie Tremblay. Sister Marie was a member of the Sisters… Read More

 

A Path to Affordable Housing in Toronto

October 29, 2021

On October 28, Daily Bread’s CEO Neil Hetherington made a deputation at the City of Toronto’s Planning and Housing Committee in support of Inclusionary Zoning, a new policy that would require large developments in strong… Read More

 

Ontario’s Rental Increase Freeze is Ending – How Will it Impact Tenants?

October 27, 2021

We are facing a housing crisis in Toronto. The Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario found that 46% of all renters in Ontario live in the Toronto area and these households need to earn $24 an hour to… Read More

 

Taylor's Story: A Legacy of Giving and Long-Lasting Impact

October 20, 2021

Growing up, Taylor Lukas did not experience food insecurity first-hand but was keenly aware that there were families in the community who face hunger daily and must choose between… Read More

 

Daily Bread Petition to Cut Poverty in Half by 2030 collects 27,646 Signatures

October 4, 2021

Right now, more than four million people are experiencing food insecurity in Canada. At any given time, one in eight households are unable to access enough food to meet their needs because they… Read More

 

Reliable, Affordable and Accessible Public Transit for All

September 28, 2021

Public transit is a vital part of any world class city and Toronto is no exception. Reliable, affordable, accessible transit is essential, yet Toronto has among the highest paid transit fares in North America.    A… Read More

 

Get involved this Thanksgiving: Purolator Red Bag Campaign

September 20, 2021

On September 25, Purolator will kick off its third annual Red Bag Campaign in support of Daily Bread Food Bank, as part of their national Tackle Hunger initiative.   With a goal of… Read More

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