Indigenous food bank serves bannock, provides a ‘comfort zone’ for families in the core – CBC

The Native Women’s Resource Centre has Indigenous programming but welcomes everyone

Nov 15, 2017

It’s the season of shopping in malls and spending money. But for many people in Toronto figuring out where their next meal will come from is their priority through the holidays.

A food bank connected to the Native Women’s Resource Centre near Gerrard Street East and Sherbourne Street has served hundreds of clients and hopes to be able to meet the needs of the community over the holiday season.

“It’s important to support young families, not because no one should be going hungry but if you have to worry about feeding your babies that’s an extraordinary stress,” said Erin Filby, coordinator at the Native Women’s Resource Centre.

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