The London food bank is seeing record numbers of people coming for help, months earlier than expected, officials say.
The London Cares Curb Hunger food drive collected nearly 35,000 kilograms of food and equivalent cash donations, a haul that’s just short of the campaign’s 2021 total.
Whether from backyard gardens, patio pots, or new “green walls” helping those tight on space grow their own food, London Food Bank is calling for fresh produce donations as it launches its latest food drive. “This is our opportunity to give back. If we all share a little bit of what we have, no one […]
New vertical gardens that turn any outside wall into a produce producer are being utilized to up fresh food donation to the annual London Cares Curb Hunger food drive.
The remarkable thing about the spring drive of the London Food Bank isn’t that Londoners donated more than they did last year, says its co-executive director. It’s that they gave more at a time when there’s a housing crisis, inflation is on the rise, gas prices are going through the roof and interest rates are […]
The London Food Bank was on track Sunday to surpass last year’s spring food drive haul with 24 hours left in its all-important Easter season campaign.
Food donations have soared and volunteers have returned, bringing a strong sense of connection back to London’s annual spring food drive after several years of mostly virtual fundraising. It’s the final weekend for the 10-day campaign – typically the most fruitful stretch – to stock shelves and coffers at the London Food Bank as needs […]
The London Food Bank’s spring drive has collected more than 9,000 kilograms of food since it was launched last week. The annual drive had collected 9,011 kilograms of food and cash equivalents by Monday, down slightly from 9,064 kilograms by the same time last year, said food bank co-director Jane Roy, who called the generosity […]
The London Food Bank is celebrating a strong start to its spring food drive, bringing in 2,730 pounds more in donations compared to the same point in the 2021 campaign.
A spring food drive in London will focus in part on refugees from Ukraine, organizers said at the annual launch Friday. “We’ve got these families . . . coming here that lost everything. We have to be there for them. These people need to know Canadians are just as generous as they’ve always heard,” London […]