MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY - Daily Bread's annual report on hunger is out today

TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2016 /CNW/ -

WHAT:

Daily Bread has released its newest report on hunger in Toronto.




While large strides have been made in the last 10 years in income support for children, there has been little done for a large cohort of older adults who have lost their jobs after the recession. Many of these individuals are having a difficult time re-entering the labour market, live with disability or illness, and are forced to rely on social assistance while struggling with the rising cost of living.




Richard Matern, author of the Who's Hungry report, will be on hand to share more results from the report about the factors that drive people to food banks.




The newest Who's Hungry report is now available at www.dailybread.ca/whoshungry.




The report is the result of surveys with over 1,000 food bank clients at Daily Bread Food Bank and North York Harvest Food Bank member agencies across Toronto.





WHEN:

Monday, September 19


10:00 a.m.



WHO:  

Gail Nyberg, Executive Director, Daily Bread Food Bank


Richard Matern, Senior Manager, Research, Daily Bread Food Bank


Ryan Noble, Executive Director, North York Harvest Food Bank





WHERE: 

Daily Bread Food Bank


191 New Toronto Street (Islington and Lakeshore)

 

SOURCE Daily Bread Food Bank

For further information: Richard Matern, Senior Manager, Research, T: 416-203-0050 x 288, C: 416-450-2196, E: media@dailybread.ca

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