Daily Bread’s annual report on hunger in the GTA to be released next week

TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2014 –

WHAT: Daily Bread Food bank is launching its annual Thanksgiving Drive with the newest report on hunger in the GTA that shows more people with disabilities and single adults are turning to food banks.
Richard Matern, author of the report, will be on hand to share more results from the Who’s Hungry report about the factors that drive people to food banks, how people are managing and what solutions there are to the problem of hunger.
Daily Bread’s executive director, Gail Nyberg, will also be on hand to talk about the Thanksgiving Drive, which launches next week and runs until October 18 with goals of $300,000 and 200,000 pounds of food.
An embargoed copy of the report is available to news media. To request a copy of this report, please email sarah@dailybread.ca.
WHEN: Thursday, September 25
9 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. – Daily Bread truck arrives at Allan Gardens Food Bank. Volunteers will be on hand to unload truck and set up food bank.
10:00 am. – Media conference begins
WHO: Gail Nyberg, Executive Director, Daily Bread Food Bank
Richard Matern, Senior Manager, Research, Daily Bread Food Bank
Allan Gardens Food Bank volunteers
WHERE: Allan Gardens Food Bank
353 Sherbourne Street
St. Luke’s United Church

SOURCE Daily Bread Food Bank

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For further information: Sarah Anderson, Senior Manager, Communications, T: 416-203-0050 ext. 238, C: 416-450-2196, E: media@dailybread.ca

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