If we could sum up 2021—or, more accurately, the strength with which our communities faced the many hardships of 2021—in one word, it would be resilience. Living through nearly two years of the coronavirus pandemic has meant nearly two years of readjusting and reprioritizing our goals in response to the increasingly urgent need for food among populations hardest hit by recurrent waves of new variants and all-time-high case counts.
Despite the ongoing challenges posed by COVID-19, Daily Bread Food Bank remains committed to ensuring safe and uninterrupted food delivery to Torontonians experiencing food insecurity. Our collective determination to fulfill this promise has guided the way toward making a lasting impact.
Uniting under a single vision to end hunger in our city, with the support of our generous donors, volunteers and supporters, we:
And since our Who’s Hungry 2021 report released the harrowing statistic of nearly 1.45 million food bank visits last year, we have been more determined than ever to bring our four advocacy priorities to fruition:
From all of the hardworking staff and volunteers across our networks, to those tirelessly working on the frontlines of the pandemic, to policymakers with the power to enact tangible change, to communities beyond the GTA—we are stronger together. As we continue the work, we remain more thankful than ever for your support in fulfilling our mission to eliminate food insecurity and advocate for solutions to end poverty.