/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - Fire fighters drop off food donations to Daily Bread/

Holiday Drive extended to January 10 for food

TORONTO, Jan. 6, 2014 /CNW/ -

WHAT:             

Fire fighters donate food to Daily Bread




Toronto fire fighters will be rolling up to Daily Bread on Tuesday morning with food donations collected from the public through local fire halls. While Daily Bread has reached its $2.5 million goal, the Holiday Drive has raised only 505,000 pounds towards a goal of 1 million pounds of food. Representatives of the Toronto Professional Fire Fighters Association will also be on hand with a donation of $1000 towards buying food.



WHEN:            

Tuesday, January 7
10:30 A.M.



WHO:             

Gail Nyberg, Executive Director, Daily Bread Food Bank
Damien Walsh, Vice President, Toronto Professional Fire Fighters' Association



WHERE:          

Daily Bread Food Bank
Loading Docks – Second entrance after main parking lot
191 New Toronto Street (Off Islington, north of Lakeshore)

GENERAL HOLIDAY DRIVE INFORMATION 
Non-perishable food donations can be dropped off at any local fire hall or participating grocery stores. Most needed food items include canned fish, peanut butter, rice, pasta, tomato sauce, canned/dried beans, baby food and formula, powdered milk and canned fruits and vegetables.

SOURCE Daily Bread Food Bank

For further information: For further information: Sarah Anderson, Senior Manager, Communications, T: 416-203-0050 ext. 238, C: 416-450-2196, E: sarah@dailybread.ca