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We challenge the Premier to live on $14/hour

Dear Premier Doug Ford, I write to you as Executive Director of FoodShare Toronto, Canada’s largest non-profit food security organization. FoodShare works with individuals, families and communities to support good food for all. In 2017, FoodShare reached 262,197 people through...Read more

Celebrating the 2018 United Way Greater Toronto Campaign

FoodShare is a proud United Way Greater Toronto Anchor Agency. To celebrate and support United Way Greater Toronto’s 2018 Campaign, we’re hosting a week of fun fundraising activities including a baked potato bar and staff appreciation grams. For more information on...Read more

Teachings from the Land

Teachings from the Land: A Cross Cultural Food Justice Program Call out for youth (17- 29 years) to join! The Teachings from the Land Program: A Cross Cultural Food Justice Program is a youth focused land based program that is...Read more

Join our Board of Directors

FoodShare is looking for dynamic and committed individuals, who are interested in helping to shape the future of our work by joining our Board of Directors. While we encourage anyone to apply, in 2018-2019, we are particularly interested in receiving...Read more

A trip to the North

Food insecurity rates in Ontario hover around 13%. In Northern Indigenous communities, they’re around 31%*. Why is that the case?Read more

Let’s cook up change together

Sybil Pinnock, our Power Soups powerhouse and catering coordinator, believes that good, healthy food is music to the senses and the soul, and puts great care into creating recipes that nourish the body and the mind. From November to April,...Read more

The gift of food

Over the holidays in December 2017, FoodShare delivered 2000 Good Food Boxes thanks to support from an anonymous United Way Toronto & York Region donor. Take a look at how it happened and what it meant to the community.Read more

Food is a human right.

As we get close to the end of 2017, I am reminded of the unfortunate truth that 1 in 8 Canadian households experience some food insecurity. Worrying about where your next meal will come from presents all kinds of challenges,...Read more

Shouldn’t everyone have food tonight?

It’s almost the holidays. For many, that means time well spent with family, friends and food. It means buttoning up winter coats and revisiting family recipes. It means connecting with people at a dining table. But for too many, it...Read more

How do you give back? #GivingTuesday

It’s #GivingTuesday! November 28th marks a global celebration of the act of giving. To mark the occasion we asked some of our staff about where they learned to give. Check out Moorthi’s story above and Katie’s story below. And don’t...Read more