Donations of money can help food banks buy much-needed items that aren’t commonly donated, such as baby formula.
The director of the Daily Bread Food Bank in Toronto says the face of hunger in Toronto is changing. Gail Nyberg, executive director of the food bank, says more of her clients are newly arrived immigrants who came to Toronto hoping to gain employment. Instead, they are struggling to find work and relying on the food bank’s support to make ends meet.
In the lead up to Thanksgiving, Canada’s largest food bank has urged Torontonians to look beyond the provincial election and spare a thought for the city’s hungry.