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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

 

Daily Bread Receives Community Fund Grant from Airbnb and GlobalGiving

August 5, 2021

Airbnb believes in sharing their successes, especially with the communities that Airbnb Hosts, call home. That’s why they created the Community Fund, to distribute $100 million over 10 years to organizations that are strengthening communities… Read More

 

Child Hunger Doesn’t Take a Vacation

August 5, 2021

Before COVID-19, one in four children accessing food banks went hungry according to their guardian. During the pandemic, this number increased to one in three. School closures also meant that many young people were unable to access nutrition programs for the entire… Read More

 

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

 

#VoteHousing in the next federal election

June 30, 2021

With a minority federal government, it is likely we will be facing an election in the coming months. Daily Bread has joined a coalition of organizations across Canada in the #VoteHousing… 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

 

The Inspiring Leadership Award goes to Talia Bronstein, VP of Research and Advocacy!

June 3, 2021

The Frances Lankin Award was established in 2011 by Social Planning Toronto on the occasion of Frances Lankin’s retirement from United Way Toronto. It is awarded annually to two individuals… Read More

 

Daily Bread Food Bank's Celebrating Resilience Conference

May 31, 2021

Over the past year, we have seen an overwhelming increase in the number of people accessing food banks in Toronto. Through unprecedented crises, the incredible staff and volunteers across our… Read More