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Digital Access and Food Insecurity in Toronto

July 13, 2021

When the COVID-19 crisis began in March 2020, many of us became reliant on the internet for things like school, work, food and medicine deliveries, staying connected with family and friends, and more.   However, with mass closures of… Read More

 

Agency Spotlight: Feed Scarborough

July 3, 2021

Feed Scarborough (formerly Scarborough Food Security Initiative) began in 2018 as a holiday hamper program in Southwest Scarborough. In the early days of the pandemic, Suman Roy, Chair, saw that… Read More

 

Agency Spotlight: Toronto Council Fire

June 7, 2021

Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre (TCFNCC) is an Indigenous Daily Bread Member Agency that has been serving the Downtown Toronto community for over 24 years! They are committed to… Read More

 

Supporting Encampment Residents in a Growing Housing Crisis

June 4, 2021

Access to food and housing are basic human rights enshrined in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, yet one in five people are experiencing food insecurity and at… Read More

 

Agency Spotlight: Women's Health in Women's Hands

May 7, 2021

Women’s Health in Women’s Hands Community Health Centre is a Daily Bread Member Agency that has been committed to serving their racialized clients and their families in Toronto through their Chakula Bora… Read More

 

The Impact of Food Insecurity on Mental Health

May 5, 2021

Not knowing where your next meal may come from can be an extremely stressful experience. During the COVID-19 pandemic, a recent Statistics Canada report found that individuals in households… Read More

 

Agency Spotlight: St. Felix Centre

April 7, 2021

St. Felix Centre is a Daily Bread Member Agency that has been providing support to some of the most marginalized individuals in Toronto’s downtown core, including people experiencing homelessness, extreme… Read More

 

1 year, 1 million food bank visits later, it's time to refocus poverty reduction efforts

April 7, 2021

Last month marked the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 lockdown, but also another milestone: over one million visits to food banks in Toronto since the lockdown was declared in March… Read More

 

Local Love From Google Canada

March 5, 2021

When COVID-19 hit and Canadians all across the country began to feel the impacts, Google Canada wanted to find a way to give back to their local communities. Recognizing… Read More