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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

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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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Connecting Through Food

Guest blog by Shirah Stern, Development Associate Corporate Giving Did you know that there are free toy lending libraries in North York?  Or literacy programs to prepare children for school? […]

Posted on July 29th, 2016

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Guest Blog: Meet Chloe

At North York Harvest Food Bank, we are so lucky to have AMAZING donors, volunteers and supporters make a difference in the lives of over 15,000 people in your community EACH […]

Posted on May 13th, 2016

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BrandActive Makes an Impact

Isn’t it wonderful when you see people working together and committing to a cause with great passion?  I’m lucky because I get to see that kind of enthusiasm each day […]

Posted on February 12th, 2016

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Meet Madelaine

Have you ever wondered what it is like to volunteer at your local food bank?  We talked with Madelaine, a North York Harvest volunteer to find out. Madelaine has been […]

Posted on November 13th, 2015

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Trucking All The Way

When Gavin Turner returned to Toronto to settle down, he knew the metropolitan city had a different reality to share than what he had seen from the outside. But who […]

Posted on April 6th, 2015