Category Archive

A woman with long dark hair wears sunglasses and smiles outside the Lawrence Heights food space.
Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Müge!

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Müge Last year, more than 26,000 volunteer hours were worked at North York Harvest. We are grateful for every person who generously gives their time to ensure […]

Posted on June 24th, 2024

Menstrual Equity Fund

Menstrual Equity Fund Did you know 1 in 6 Canadians who menstruate experience period poverty? At North York Harvest, menstrual products are something our clients are always asking about, as […]

Posted on June 21st, 2024

Collage of North York Harvest staff posing at various food spaces
I Choose Hope

Help Get Healthy Food to Neighbours like Sandra! Did you know that after paying rent and utilities, our clients have about $6.67 left per day for food and all other […]

Posted on June 11th, 2024

Who’s Hungry Report 2023

Who’s Hungry Report 2023 In partnership, Daily Bread Food Bank and North York Harvest Food Bank have released the 2023 Who’s Hungry Report, a profile of food insecurity in the […]

Posted on November 14th, 2023

We Need Your Help

For many Toronto children, summer is a time for savory barbecues and fun-filled picnics. You yourself may be lucky enough to enjoy a holiday getaway with your friends and family […]

Posted on July 19th, 2018

Summer Heroes

What if you simply couldn’t afford the food your child needed to be well? That’s an issue that I must face each day.   My name is Jessica. My 9 […]

Posted on June 5th, 2018

“I wanted to make sure others have the same chance I did.” – How Theresa Pays it Forward

Asking for help is hard. When Theresa visited our Lawrence Heights Community Food Space for the first time, her hands were shaking. “I was so embarrassed to have to ask […]

Posted on April 9th, 2018

Income Security: A Roadmap for Change

Recently the Ontario government released a new report in an effort to deal with the issue of income security, something that affects all of us. North York Harvest is the […]

Posted on January 17th, 2018