Research and Advocacy

Food security, hunger, and poverty are complex and important issues.  As such, making headway will require a multifaceted approach with the participation of community members, government, business leaders, individuals donors, innovators, students, and so many more.

All of us here, our many donors, clients, partners, and leaders believe in starting the conversation. We want to use our voice and empower others to have a voice. Working together, we can bring about long term sustainable change in the city of Toronto.

North York Harvest’s Recent Advocacy Efforts 

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

Petition against provincial government cuts presented at Queen’s Park – North York Mirror

Open letter to the City of Toronto budget committee – North York Mirror

Additional Research and Advocacy Documents 

2022 Who’s Hungry Report

2022 Who’s Hungry Snapshot

2021 Who’s Hungry Report

2021 Who’s Hungry Report Snapshot

2020 Who’s Hungry Report

2020 Who’s Hungry Report Snapshot 

2019 Who’s Hungry Report 

2019 Who’s Hungry Report Snapshot

2018 Who’s Hungry Report

Ontario Donation of Food Act

Breaking the Cycle: Ontario’s Poverty Reduction Strategy