MEDIA ADVISORY - Thanksgiving Drive to launch with release of new report on hunger

TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2013 /CNW/ -

WHAT:   Daily Bread Food Bank is launching its annual Thanksgiving Drive with a new report on hunger in the GTA. Daily Bread is looking to raise $300,000 and 200,000 pounds of food by October 19.
  Daily Bread's executive director, Gail Nyberg, will talk about why it's so important to donate after a difficult summer where donations fell.
  Richard Matern will be sharing more results from the Who's Hungry: A Tale of Three Cities report about what the face of hunger looks like today, where hunger is moving in the GTA, and how families are managing with limited incomes and empty fridges.
  An embargoed copy of the report is available to news media. To request a copy of this report, please email
WHEN:   Tuesday, September 24, 2013
  10 A.M.
WHERE: Daily Bread's kitchen
  191 New Toronto Street (Islington and Lakeshore)
WHO:  Gail Nyberg, Executive Director, Daily Bread Food Bank
  Richard Matern, Senior Manager, Public Affairs
  Daily Bread cook instructors and kitchen trainees

Daily Bread Food Bank is fighting to end hunger in our communities.

SOURCE: Daily Bread Food Bank

For further information:

Sarah Anderson
Senior Manager, Communications
T: 416-203-0050 ext. 238
C: 416-450-2196

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