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Volunteer Profiles

The Value of Volunteering

Kathy and her two young sons, Matthew & Christian, are regular volunteers with North York Harvest Food Bank.  Here’s what volunteering with us means to her: “We love volunteering at […]

Posted on October 27th, 2017

A Family Away From Home

Recently, I had the opportunity to visit with the incredible volunteers and clients at the Bathurst Finch Community Food Space.  Located in a tiny room inside Northview Heights Secondary School, […]

Posted on June 16th, 2017

Everyday Hero

Guest blog by Shirah Stern Not all heroes wear capes. One everyday hero located right in your community is Kayla*. I recently had the opportunity to meet Kayla at the […]

Posted on May 12th, 2017

Volunteer Appreciation 2017

We absolutely LOVE our volunteers!  Every year they come in to sort food, help with pickups and deliveries, help people directly in the food banks, assist in the warehouse, give […]

Posted on April 13th, 2017

Giving Back: A Family Affair

Sometimes little things and family traditions can make a big impact. Not too long ago I had a chance to meet with one of our many wonderful donors; to get […]

Posted on April 6th, 2017

Getting Social with Volunteering

Did you know that volunteering can be a great way to get out into the community and meet new friends? Gord and Bonnie have been dedicated volunteers with North York […]

Posted on March 31st, 2017

Volunteering as a Family

What do you usually do on Family Day?  The holiday is not even a decade old but has already given millions of Canadians an extra day off during the year […]

Posted on February 8th, 2017

Get to Know Lisa Anderson

What is your calling?  Is there something that you just feel inspired to do in life? Volunteers are the heart and soul of any organization.  They carry their values and […]

Posted on October 28th, 2016

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