Media Advisory - Photo-Op: Daily Bread open for public sorting on holiday
weekend

TORONTO, Oct. 9 /CNW/ -

    
    WHAT:     Fall Drive Public Sorting
    GOAL:     500,000 lbs and $500,000

              Approximately 400 volunteers will be packing and sorting food
              donations at Daily Bread Food Bank on Saturday. With the end of
              the Fall Drive a week away, donations are slow and we are
              asking people to be as generous as possible so that Daily Bread
              can reach its Fall Drive goal by October 17th. An updated
              number on how much money and pounds of food has been donated so
              far will be available at the Public Sort tomorrow.

              Note: Daily Bread is fully booked for public sorting. No
              volunteers are required.

    WHEN:     Saturday, October 10, 2009
              10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

              Monday, October 12, 2009
              10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    WHERE:    Daily Bread Food Bank
              191 New Toronto Street (Off Islington, north of Lakeshore)
    

GENERAL FOOD DRIVE INFORMATION

Non-perishable food donations can be dropped off at any fire hall. Metro grocery stores across the GTA will be accepting donations until October 23.

The fastest, easiest way to make a financial gift is online at www.dailybread.ca. A second option is to donate by phone with a credit card by calling 416-203-0050. Or people can mail cheques to: Daily Bread Food Bank, 191 New Toronto Street, Toronto, ON M8V 2E7.

Daily Bread Food Bank is a non-profit, charitable organization that is fighting to end hunger in our communities. Last year, there were over a million client visits to food banks across the GTA. Daily Bread serves the majority of these people through neighbourhood food banks and meal programs in 171 member agencies. Daily Bread Food Bank fights hunger by providing food and resources for hungry people; mobilizing greater community support and creating social change through research, education and advocacy.

SOURCE Daily Bread Food Bank

For further information: For further information: Sarah Anderson, Communications & Marketing Officer, T: (416) 203-0050 ext. 238, C: (416) 450-2196, E: sarah@dailybread.ca


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