Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - Volunteers sort through Spring Drive food donations

TORONTO, April 4, 2015 /CNW/ -

WHAT:  

Spring Drive Public Food Sorts




Hundreds of volunteers will be sorting and packing food donations on Saturday and Monday of the Easter weekend.




The Spring Drive ends April 10 with goals of $215,000 and 150,000 pounds of food. As of April 3, $132,000 and 89,500 pounds of food have been donated.




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



WHEN:

Saturday, April 4


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


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




Monday, April 6


10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.





WHERE: 

Daily Bread Food Bank


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

GENERAL SPRING DRIVE INFORMATION
The fastest, easiest way to make a financial donation is online at www.dailybread.ca. Non-perishable food donations can be dropped off at any local fire hall or participating grocery stores including Loblaws, Valu-Mart and nofrills. 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.

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 and delivered almost nine million pounds of nutritious food to those in need last year. Daily Bread also works towards long-term solutions to hunger and runs innovative programs to support people on low incomes.

For more information on Daily Bread Food Bank, please visit www.dailybread.ca.

SOURCE Daily Bread Food Bank

For further information: Jessica Ward, T: 416-203-0050 ext. 287, C: 416-450-2196, E: media@dailybread.ca

RELATED LINKS
http://www.dailybread.ca

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