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Is the Social Safety Net Being Outsourced to Food Banks?

May 9, 2023

Food bank usage is higher than it has ever been in our 40-year history. People with employment, social-assistance recipients, newcomers, young families and seniors are all turning to food banks… Read More


The Truth Behind These 3 Food Bank Myths

February 7, 2023

Food is a human right, and no one should face barriers to accessing the food they need. At Daily Bread Food Bank, we believe that every person should be able… Read More


23% of Canadians Report Eating “Less than They Should” Due to Rising Inflation 

June 10, 2022

Statistics Canada has released new data this week, reporting that one in five Canadians expect to use a community food program in the next six months if prices keep rising… Read More


What is a Rights-Based Approach to Food?

February 10, 2022

Daily Bread Food Bank is a rights-based organization guided by these six commitments. Read More


Daily Bread CEO Deputes at Toronto’s Budget Committee

January 25, 2022

On January 25, CEO Neil Hetherington deputed in front of the City of Toronto’s Budget Committee to bring forward recommendations to tackle poverty and food insecurity. Read More


Year in Review: Community Resilience in 2021

January 12, 2022

Despite the ongoing challenges posed by COVID-19, Daily Bread’s continued promise—to ensure safe and uninterrupted food delivery to Torontonians experiencing food insecurity—guided the way toward making a lasting impact, together. … Read More


Weekly Community Meal Program

January 12, 2022

Daily Bread Food Bank launched a weekly community meal program on November 25, 2021—running every Thursday evening from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Read More


Food Price Inflation: What Does It Mean for Low-Income Households?

December 17, 2021

In 2021, food prices increased by 3-5% among various categories, and Canada’s Food Price Report predicts food prices will rise by 5-7% in 2022. Read More


No Child Should Go Hungry

December 17, 2021

What can be done to help children and youth living in poverty? Campaign 2000's latest report outlines key strategies. Read More