Report includes results of first ever provincial food bank client survey
of living conditions
TORONTO, Nov. 30 /CNW/ - The Ontario Association of Food Banks (OAFB) will be releasing the Ontario Hunger Report including results from the first ever provincial food bank client survey at Queen's Park tomorrow. The full report will provide an overview of food bank usage across the province this fall, present a detailed profile and perspective on living conditions of households turning to food banks, review progress on poverty reduction, and offer recommendations for the federal and provincial government to reduce poverty.
Date: Tuesday, December 1st
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: Queen's Park Media Studio
Representatives: Mr. Adam Spence, Executive Director, OAFB
Media representatives are invited to attend. Food bank clients and staff representatives from communities across the province will also be available via telephone for interviews.
The Ontario Association of Food Banks (OAFB) nurtures communities by providing food, funding, and solutions to reduce hunger through a network of 120 community food banks across the province from Ottawa to Windsor and Thunder Bay to Niagara Falls. If you would like to find out more, please visit us online at www.oafb.ca.
SOURCE Ontario Association of Food Banks
For further information: For further information: Adam Spence, Executive Director, Ontario Association of Food Banks (OAFB), Work: (416) 656-4100, x2931, Mobile: (416) 543-0897