Volunteers sort through food donations at Daily Bread Food Bank

TORONTO, March 21, 2016 /CNW/ -

WHAT:

Spring Drive Public Food Sorts




Over 400 volunteers will be helping to sort and pack Spring Drive food donations at Daily
Bread Food Bank's warehouse on Saturday and Monday of this Easter weekend.




The Spring Drive ends April 1 with goals of $225,000 and 150,000 pounds of food. As of
March 21, $75,000 and 44,000 pounds of food has been raised.




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



WHO:

Gail Nyberg, Daily Bread's Executive Director



WHEN: 

Saturday, March 26


10 a.m. to 12 p.m.


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




Monday, March 28


10 a.m. to 12 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 at participating grocery stores. 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. 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: Sarah Anderson Austin/Brendan Derrig, C: 416-450-2196, E: media@dailybread.ca

RELATED LINKS
http://www.dailybread.ca

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