Posted by: Karine's | November 14, 2009

Holiday Food Drive

n187917107000_5570You can join us and students, staff, faculty and friends at OCAD to make a difference this holiday. Please help us fill a bin for the Daily Bread Food Bank.
Food Bank use in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) has rapidly increased in the past year due to the recent recession:
  • Overall number of client visits: 1,030,568
  • Increase since 2008: 8%
  • Increase from January to March of this year compared to same period last year: 17%
  • Average per month: 85,881 (From http://www.dailybread.ca)
HUNGER AFFECTS US ALL.
The most needed items are:
  • peanut butter
  • canned fruit and veggies
  • dried pasta and tomato sauce
  • lentils and beans
  • powdered, canned or Tetra Pak milk
  • baby formula and baby food
  • canned fish and meat
  • rice
  • cans of soup or hearty stew
  • macaroni and cheese
Bring your non-perishable donations to the bin at Karine’s by December 5, 2009!
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