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/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 Food Bank on the Saturday and Monday of the
Thanksgiving weekend. This year, all 480 volunteer slots were booked in less than five
minutes.




The goal of this year's drive is to collect 740,000 pounds of food and $500,000 in cash
donations. For every dollar donated, Daily Bread can provide one meal for someone
struggling with hunger in Toronto. The Daily Bread Thanksgiving Drive ends October 15.



WHEN:

Saturday, October 7
10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Monday, October 9
10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.




WHERE:          

Daily Bread Food Bank


191 New Toronto Street (North of Lakeshore Blvd., east off Islington Ave. Daily Bread is
across from the Lantic Sugar building.)

 

How to donate to the Thanksgiving Drive
Non-perishable food donations can be dropped off at any local fire hall. The most needed food items include peanut butter, canned fish, canned vegetables and fruit, rice, pasta, tomato sauce, canned/dried beans, baby food, cereal and formula. Financial donations can be made online at www.dailybread.ca.

About Daily Bread Food Bank
Daily Bread Food Bank is a registered charity that is working towards long-term solutions to hunger and runs innovative programs to support people on low incomes, while distributing food and providing support to nearly 200 food programs across Toronto. Because hunger doesn't wait for policy change. To learn more about Daily Bread Food Bank, please visit www.dailybread.ca.

SOURCE Daily Bread Food Bank




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