TORONTO, Nov. 7 /CNW/ - The Ontario Association of Food Banks (OAFB) will
be releasing its annual Ontario Hunger Report at Queen's Park on Thursday,
November 8th. The report will provide an overview of food bank usage across
the province, highlight which Ontarians are hardest hit by hunger, describe
how food banks are responding to the growing need in their communities, and
outline the factors affecting food bank usage in Ontario.
Date: Tuesday, November 8th, 2007
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Queen's Park Media Studio
Representatives: Mr. Larry Brigham, Chair, Regional Food Distribution
Association (Thunder Bay)
Mr. Sandy Singers, Chair, OAFB and Executive Director,
Partners in Mission Food Bank (Kingston)
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 including communities across the province 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