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17 New Agencies Added to our Roster

With the support of our generous donors, we’ve been able to add an additional 17 agencies to service roster since September 2016, allowing us to reach even more populations across the city. Find out who these agencies are. Full Story >

#Lunchbag: Food for Thought

The kitchen table is covered with lunch bags, each with its own message: #smile, #not alone, #encourage. A team of 20 youth are stuffing the bags with sandwiches, bananas, and snacks. They’ve been here since early this morning, making stews and homemade jam to serve to the community.

Plan your Valentine's Day with Toronto Taste

Planning a romantic night on February 14? Book your reservations at a participating Toronto Taste restaurant!

Heroes Taking Over Toronto (twice!)

This year, we have not one, but TWO Hero Days. Our Heroes are taking over the city on Thursday, February 9 AND Thursday February 23 – watch for our green on the CN Tower and Nathan Philip Square's TORONTO sign, and watch for our Second Harvest Heroes decked out in bright green masks and capes, on the TTC and PATH, fighting the injustice of food waste. Full Story >

Notes from the road: Second Harvest's new Senior Development Officers spends the day on a truck

Having worked and volunteered in the not for profit sector for most of my life, I thought I knew a lot about the issues and challenges facing Canadians.   Full Story >

Youth Winning Youth: Enriching Weston

A new Second Harvest recipient agency, YWY is staffed entirely by volunteers, with Mellina Orr at its helm. This energetic part-time child and youth worker founded YWY in 2009 with a mission to inspire and empower youth to become future mentors through active community engagement and dynamic programming. Full Story >

Agency Profile: Romero House

Meet Romero House, a Second Harvest recipient agency and haven for refugees. Located in Toronto's west end, Romero House offers apartments for refugee families, located in 4 houses. The organization assists families with all aspects of settlemetn in Canada, as well as social and emotional support. Full Story >

NEW Food Donor: Green Relief

Fresh, protein-rich fish. For many of our agency donors, providing this type of nutrient source is rare. Recently, Second Harvest has partnered with a new food donor, Green Relief. This aquaponics facility based in Puslinch, Ontario, provides healthy, organic fish and vegetables for our agency partner, Good Shepherd. Full Story >

Second Harvest Hero Fundraiser: Meet Our Everyday Heroes

Dave, an employee at Denison Mines, helped the company feed a family of four for one year. Find out how. Full Story >

Agency Profile: San Romanoway Revitalization Association

The San Romanoway Revitalization Association has been a fixture in the Jane & Finch neighbourhood for 17 years.  Full Story >