MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY - This Thanksgiving weekend, hundreds of volunteers sort food to help feed the hungry in Toronto

TORONTO, Oct. 7, 2016 /CNW/ -

WHAT:

Thanksgiving Drive Public Food Sorts




As part of Daily Bread's Thanksgiving Drive, hundreds of volunteers will be sorting
and packing food donations at Daily Bread Food Bank tomorrow (Saturday) and
Monday, to support meal programs and member agency food banks across Toronto.




Executive Director Gail Nyberg will be available for interviews.





WHEN:



Saturday, October 8

Monday, October 10


10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.





WHERE:

Daily Bread Food Bank


191 New Toronto Street (North of Lakeshore Blvd., east off Islington Ave. Daily Bread
is across from the Lantic Sugar building.)

 

How to donate to the Thanksgiving Drive
Non-perishable food donations can be dropped off at any local fire hall. The most needed food items include peanut butter, canned fish, canned vegetables and fruit, rice, pasta, tomato sauce, canned/dried beans, baby food, cereal and formula. Financial donations can be made online at www.dailybread.ca.

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 129 member agencies and 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.

To learn more about Daily Bread Food Bank, and to download a copy of the 2016 Who's Hungry Report, please visit www.dailybread.ca.

SOURCE Daily Bread Food Bank

For further information: Benita Aalto, Media Relations Coordinator, T: 416-203-0050 ext. 238, C: 416-450-2196, E: media@dailybread.ca

RELATED LINKS
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