x
Daily Bread | COVID19 Announcements

Updates to our New Toronto Street Food Bank

November 10, 2020

Daily Bread Food Bank believes that food is a human right and we have adopted a rights-based approach to the work we do. Part of this is ensuring people have the agency to make choices about the foods they are eating in a dignified manner. However, due to COVID-19 we had to shift from our shopping model to pre-packed hampers due to public health physical distancing guidelines. 

Our incredible team of staff and volunteers have been working hard to move our New Toronto Street Food Bank back indoors. 

By implementing necessary safety measures, we have been able to ensure that our community’s right to food is realized while staying safe.  

A survey done by our programs team found that almost an equal number of clients preferred receiving prepacked hampers instead of the shopping model, and so we now serve the community five days a week, in doors at our New Toronto Street Food Bank. 

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, clients can come to the food bank by appointment only to shop for the foods they would like, and on Thursdays we have a drop-in for those who prefer to pick up pre-packed hampers. 

To learn more about our New Toronto Street Food Bank, or to book an appointment, click here

Monetary Donations

You can support our ongoing efforts in providing food to those who need it most during this challenging time.

 

Online Food Donations

Order online from your favourite grocery store and have items delivered directly to our warehouse:
191 New Toronto Street, Toronto, ON, M8V 2E7.

Drop-off Food Donations

You can drop off non-perishable food donations at any fire hall in the city.

Click here for a list of our most needed items.

Online Fundraising

You can run an online fundraiser in support of Daily Bread. It’s easy and you can do it while #stayinghome
Click here to set up your custom donation page.

Questions? Click here for a list of FAQs.

If you need food support, click here.



Past Announcements

Agency Spotlight: Grace Place

November 10, 2020

When COVID-19 hit Toronto, and lines of people began waiting for food in front of… Read More

Daily Bread Food Bank Meal Program Update

November 10, 2020

Part of Daily Bread Food Bank’s revised strategy to continue to meet… Read More

What Ontario’s Fall Budget Means for Poverty Reduction

November 6, 2020

Yesterday, the Government of Ontario released their Fall 2020 budget entitled… Read More

Daily Bread Food Bank's 2020 Annual General Meeting

October 22, 2020

On Tuesday, October 20, Daily Bread Food Bank hosted our 2020 Annual General Meeting. Read More

A Discussion With Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Food Banks Across Canada

October 19, 2020

On October 8, Neil Hetherington, CEO, and Sarah Diebel, Board Chair, Daily Bread Food Bank,… Read More

The Food Fund at Daily Bread Food Bank

October 14, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it many challenges for Daily Bread Food Bank: adjusting… Read More

CERB is Ending – What Happens Next?

September 25, 2020

On Sunday, the Canadian Emergency Recovery Benefit (CERB) ends for about 750,000 Torontonians. The big… Read More

What the Speech from the Throne Means for Poverty Reduction

September 24, 2020

Today, the federal government outlined its priorities for the year in the Speech from the Throne. Delivered by the… Read More