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News Coverage on North York Harvest



North York Harvest Hosts Pop-Up Food Bank for Pets – (July 23)

Stepping up for North York’s Under Served – (May 30)

Pop-up food bank at public library a lifeline for some north Etobicoke residents – (April 19)

Food banks aren’t meant to be long-term solutions in a pandemic – Global News (January 24)



Food banks trying to keep up with demand, as need rises during holiday season – CityNews Toronto

Sounds of the Season – Myra’s Story

Sounds of the Season – Christina’s Story

Sounds of the Season – Oksana’s Story

Sounds of the Season – Elizabeth’s Story

Caring is COVID’s message of hope – The Catholic Register

Toronto Responding to Food Insecurity: a Made in Toronto Solution – Milan Urban Food Policy Pact

Toronto food banks see big increase in demand amid COVID-19 pandemic – CBC

Food bank visits were already up before COVID-19. Now they’re reaching record heights – Toronto Star

MPP Faisal Hassan question period (November 4, 2020) 

CTV News Toronto (October 18, 2020)

Pandemic spurring increased demand at North York Harvest Food Bank – 

CBC News: The National (October 12, 2020)

Meet the food fighter who’s giving back – Auburn Lane

Interview with Ryan Noble – Global News Radio 640 Toronto 

The Schulich Foundation launches a $250,000 donation-matching campaign on behalf of the North York Harvest Food Bank – Yahoo Finance

Schulich Foundation launches $250,000 matching campaign on behalf of North York Harvest food bank – Receive News

Schulich Foundation launches $250,000 matching campaign on behalf of North York Harvest food bank – Breaking U.S. News

The Schulich Foundation launches a $250,000 donation-matching campaign on behalf of the North York Harvest Food Bank – Business Insider 

Schulich Foundation doubles donations to North York Harvest Food Bank –

Meet four activists leading the calls for change in Toronto this summer – Now Magazine 

North York agencies cluster with United Way to provide social services –

Radiation Safety Institute donates $20,000 to Toronto food banks –

Toronto teen creates historical walking app to raise funds for food bank – CTV News

CBC Community Cares North York Harvest Feature – Metro Morning 

North York Harvest June update

Pop-up food banks relocate from public libraries – Now Toronto

Pandemic has North York food bank seeking bigger space –

Tattoo shop owners make lip balm to support North York Harvest Food Bank –

Finding purpose for idle big city arenas – Ottawa Sun

The question of food and the new resiliency – Spacing 

Toronto food bank takes over hockey rink – TRNTO

COVID-19: Seniors & Vulnerable People – City of Toronto 

Aoyuan International donates $25,000 to North York Harvest in support of COVID-19 relief – Construction Links Network

Ontario’s 58,000 non-profits call for $680 million provincial stabilization fund to weather COVID-19 pandemic – Toronto Star

“Speaking Moistly” lip balm turns Trudeau’s meme into a good cause – Huffington Post

Arnold & Winnie Palmer Foundation launches #LikeArnie campaign – PGA Tour

Recognizing the role of public libraries in community health – Novae Res Urbis 

A tradition of helping their neighbours in need – Emery Village Voice

Toronto is turning public library branches into food banks – BlogTO

North York Harvest providing emergency food assistance through crisis –

Helping vulnerable people in Toronto during the COVID-19 crisis –

Lyft is supporting communities across Canada during COVID-19 pandemic – MobileSyrup

City of Toronto and partners providing essential food support – City of Toronto 

9 food banks set to open at libraries across Toronto – Daily Hive News Toronto

How the Toronto Public Library turned its branches into food banks – Toronto Life

Toronto libraries are being turned into food banks for vulnerable residents – Global News

Ontario running low on medical masks – Now Toronto

莊德利:與社區組織及企業合作為弱勢人士提供食物 – SingTao Daily (Chinese)

Toronto Public Library works with food banks to extend access during COVID-19 – Toronto Public Library

City of Toronto working with community and corporate partners to implement emergency food access – City of Toronto 

4 food banks open in Toronto Public Library branches – CBC 

Coronavirus food delivery – Daily Hive News Toronto

On the Food Bank Frontlines – The Local

Interview with Henry Chiu (Mar. 30, 2020) – Omni News (Cantonese) 



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