Daily Bread Food Bank's Spring Drive begins March 18

TORONTO, March 6, 2015 /CNW/ -

WHAT:

Daily Bread Food Bank's annual Spring Drive 


Gail Nyberg, Daily Bread's executive director, will join kitchen staff and volunteers to announce the Spring Drive goals as they prepare nutritious casseroles, soups or stir fries. In addition to providing meals cooked in Daily Bread's kitchen, Daily Bread also delivers food to over 200 food programs across Toronto.




Daily Bread's Spring Drive begins March 18 and runs until April 10.



WHEN:

Wednesday, March 18, 2015




10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Kitchen staff and volunteers will be preparing meals in the kitchen. Media are invited to learn how some of these meals are prepared and get some hands-on experience chopping vegetables and cooking.


10:30 a.m. Gail Nyberg will announce the Spring Drive goals.



WHERE:

Daily Bread Food Bank


191 New Toronto Street (Off Islington, north of Lakeshore)



WHO:

Gail Nyberg, Daily Bread's executive director


Todd Lamswood, Food Services Manager


Daily Bread kitchen staff and volunteers

 

GENERAL FOOD DRIVE INFORMATION
The fastest, easiest way to make a financial donation is online at www.dailybread.ca. You can also donate by phone with a credit card by calling 416-203-0050 weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Non-perishable food donations can be dropped off at any local fire hall or a participating grocery store. Most needed food donations include canned fish (tuna, mackerel or sardines), canned fruits and vegetables, tomato pasta sauce (no glass jars please), canned or dried beans/lentils and peanut butter.

About Daily Bread Food Bank
Daily Bread Food Bank is a registered charity that is fighting hunger in our communities. A distribution hub, Daily Bread provides food and support to almost 200 food programs across Toronto. Daily Bread also works towards long-term solutions to hunger and runs innovative programs to support people on low incomes including a food services training program and an information and referral services program that trains member agencies to support food bank clients by connecting them to community resources. For more information on Daily Bread Food Bank, please visit www.dailybread.ca.

SOURCE Daily Bread Food Bank

For further information: Sarah Anderson or Jessica Ward, Communications, T: 416-203-0050, C: 416-450-2196, E: media@dailybread.ca

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