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Feb 22, 2019, 06:00 ET Daily Bread Food Bank & Azeeza for Women Celebrate International Women's Day - The Resilience Gala Featuring Jully Black

TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Join Azeeza for Women for an evening of celebration and inspiration at the International Women's Day "Resilience" Gala on Friday March 8, 2019, held in partnership with ...


Dec 20, 2018, 07:00 ET Daily Bread Food Bank Holiday Media Opportunities

TORONTO, Dec. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - More than 300 members of the public will volunteer over the holiday break, dedicating time to help Daily Bread Food Bank feed hungry families during a critical time of...


Oct 31, 2018, 09:30 ET Report by Toronto Food Banks Reveals Long-Term Trend of Rising Food Bank Use

Annual Who's Hungry Report Illustrates Data On A Decade of Food Insecurity TORONTO, Oct. 31, 2018 /CNW/ - At the end of 2008 when the economic crisis hit Toronto, food banks saw a dramatic jump in...


Oct 06, 2018, 15:51 ET Over 200 Volunteers Take Part in 2018 Daily Bread Thanksgiving Sort

TORONTO, Oct. 6, 2018 /CNW/ - With 240 volunteers taking part, the Daily Bread Food Bank had all hands on deck during the 2018 Daily Bread Thanksgiving Sort. The food donation goal for this year's...


Sep 26, 2018, 17:08 ET Winners of the 2018 Daily Bread Best in Class Awards Announced

New Categories Debuted to Highlight Work of Community Leaders TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2018 /CNW/ - Compassion is the serum that keeps charitable organizations strong. Yesterday, Daily Bread Food Bank...


Sep 18, 2018, 15:32 ET Major Toronto and GTA Foods Banks Launch Joint Thanksgiving Food Drive

TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2018 /CNW/ - As the holidays draw near, and more and more families face food insecurity, six major food banks in Toronto and the GTA have come together to launch a joint...


Aug 07, 2018, 08:00 ET Daily Bread Food Bank announces goal to deliver 20% more food to 20 priority Toronto neighbourhoods

Mobile produce markets pilot to bring free fresh food to homes across Scarborough TORONTO, Aug. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - In Toronto's outer suburbs food insecurity hurts entire neighbourhoods. To respond to...


Apr 19, 2018, 08:00 ET Walmart Foundation Funds Two Toronto Charities in their Efforts to Rescue and Deliver Fresh, Surplus Food to Feed People Experiencing Hunger

Toronto-based charities, Daily Bread Food Bank and Second Harvest, receive a combined $3,453,576 [$889,926 CAD to Daily Bread/$2,563,650 CAD to Second Harvest] in funding to develop evidence-based...


Oct 23, 2017, 16:00 ET Neil Hetherington named new CEO of Daily Bread Food Bank

Gail Nyberg retiring after 12 years at the helm of Daily Bread TORONTO, Oct. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - Dixon Hall CEO Neil Hetherington has been named the new CEO of Daily Bread Food Bank, the largest food...


Oct 06, 2017, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: This Thanksgiving weekend, hundreds of volunteers sort food to help feed the hungry in Toronto/

TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2017 /CNW/ - WHAT: Thanksgiving Drive Public Food Sorts As part of Daily Bread's Thanksgiving Drive, hundreds of volunteers will be sorting and packing food donations at Daily Bread...


Oct 02, 2017, 15:00 ET Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: This Thanksgiving weekend, hundreds of volunteers sort food to help feed the hungry in Toronto

TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2017 /CNW/ - WHAT: Thanksgiving Drive Public Food Sorts As part of Daily Bread's Thanksgiving Drive, hundreds of volunteers will be sorting and packing food donations at Daily Bread...


Sep 18, 2017, 06:00 ET The economy may be doing well, but many people aren't: Daily Bread Food Bank's report on hunger and poverty in Toronto released today

TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2017 /CNW/ - Based on in-person surveys of more than 1,400 food bank clients, and client visit numbers from food banks across Toronto, the 2017 Who's Hungry Report has revealed...


Sep 18, 2017, 05:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - The economy may be doing well, but many people aren't: Daily Bread Food Bank's report on hunger and poverty in Toronto to be released on September

TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2017 /CNW/ - WHAT: Daily Bread Food Bank's 2017 Who's Hungry Report press conference Based on in-person surveys of more than 1,400 food bank clients across Toronto, the new 2017...


Sep 12, 2017, 09:00 ET Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - The economy may be doing well, but many people aren't: Daily Bread Food Bank's report on hunger and poverty in Toronto to be released on September 18

TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2017 /CNW/ - WHAT: Daily Bread Food Bank's 2017 Who's Hungry Report press conference Based on in-person surveys of more than 1,400 food bank clients across Toronto, the new 2017...


Apr 21, 2017, 08:00 ET Gail Nyberg retiring as Executive Director of Daily Bread Food Bank

TORONTO, April 21, 2017 /CNW/ - After 12 years as Executive Director of Daily Bread Food Bank, Canada's largest food bank and food distribution hub, Gail Nyberg announced her retirement, effective in ...


Dec 21, 2016, 11:00 ET Barrick helps keep Daily Bread Food Bank trucks on the road in Toronto

TORONTO, Dec. 21, 2016 /CNW/ - Barrick Gold Corporation announced a three-year, $100,000 sponsorship of Daily Bread Food Bank's fleet of five food delivery trucks at Daily Bread's Toronto facility...


Oct 07, 2016, 12:00 ET MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY - This Thanksgiving weekend, hundreds of volunteers sort food to help feed the hungry in Toronto

TORONTO, Oct. 7, 2016 /CNW/ - WHAT: Thanksgiving Drive Public Food Sorts As part of Daily Bread's Thanksgiving Drive, hundreds of volunteers will be sorting and packing food donations at Daily Bread...


Sep 30, 2016, 13:00 ET MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY - This Thanksgiving, hundreds of volunteers sort food to help feed the hungry in Toronto

TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2016 /CNW/ - WHAT: Thanksgiving Drive Public Food Sorts As part of Daily Bread's Thanksgiving Drive, hundreds of volunteers will be sorting and packing food donations at Daily...


Sep 21, 2016, 06:00 ET New annual campaign to meet increasing number of food bank visits

Daily Bread Food Bank launches holiday drive along with $8 million annual goal TORONTO, Sept. 21, 2016 /CNW/ - Today marks the start of Daily Bread Food Bank's Thanksgiving Drive, a food drive and...


Sep 19, 2016, 06:00 ET MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY - Daily Bread's annual report on hunger is out today

TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2016 /CNW/ - WHAT: Daily Bread has released its newest report on hunger in Toronto. While large strides have been made in the last 10 years in income support for children, there...


Sep 19, 2016, 06:00 ET Number of baby boomers accessing food banks in Toronto rapidly increasing

Daily Bread Food Bank releases new report on hunger in Toronto TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2016 /CNW/ - The annual Who's Hungry report reveals people 45 and older have become the fastest growing demographic...


Sep 16, 2016, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Daily Bread's annual report on hunger to be released September 19/

TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2016 /CNW/ - WHAT: Daily Bread will release its newest report on hunger in Toronto on September 19. While large strides have been made in the last 10 years in income support for...


Sep 12, 2016, 15:00 ET Daily Bread's annual report on hunger to be released September 19

TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2016 /CNW/ - WHAT: Daily Bread will release its newest report on hunger in Toronto on September 19. While large strides have been made in the last 10 years in income support for...


May 30, 2016, 10:30 ET Local farm and corporate leader make it their business to help provide food for hungry

Daily Bread Food Bank announces this year's 'Best in Class' Donor of the Year Awards TORONTO, May 30, 2016 /CNW/ - Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Dominion Farms Produce are being recognized as...


Mar 26, 2016, 07:00 ET Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - Volunteers sort through food donations at Daily Bread Food Bank

Daily Bread may not meet Spring Drive goals TORONTO, March 26, 2016 /CNW/ - WHAT: Spring Drive Public Food Sorts Today and Easter Monday morning, over 400 volunteers will help sort and pack Spring...