TORONTO, Sept. 12 /CNW/ - The Ontario Association of Food Banks (OAFB) is
launching its Thought for Food campaign at the Centre for Social Innovation on
Thursday, September 13th. The campaign launch will include the release of a
discussion paper outlining a comprehensive poverty reduction plan for Ontario.
In addition, the OAFB is also launching a number of engagement initiatives for
the provincial election campaign and beyond. The initiatives include a Fall
Lecture Series on university campuses across the province, low-income voter
engagement activities, an all-party issue survey, online tools and resources,
and a Gala event in November featuring Stephen Lewis as the keynote speaker.
Date: Thursday, September 13th
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Centre for Social Innovation (215 Spadina Avenue)
Representatives: Mr. Adam Spence, Executive Director, OAFB
Media representatives are invited to attend.
The Ontario Association of Food Banks (OAFB) is a network of over 100
food banks across the province which includes communities from Ottawa to
Windsor, and Niagara Falls to Thunder Bay. For more information about the
OAFB, as well as hunger and poverty in Ontario, please visit www.oafb.ca.
For further information:
For further information: Adam Spence, Executive Director, Ontario
Association of Food Banks (OAFB), w: (416) 656-4100, c: (416) 543-0897; Sandy
Singers, Chair, Ontario Association of Food Banks and Executive Director,
Partners in Mission Food Bank (Kingston), w: (613) 544-4534, c: (613)