Posts Tagged ‘The Stop’

Giving to Food Banks Never Goes Out of Style

 

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There is a lot of gift-giving going on these days, there are so many people to buy for, so many gifts to get for those who seem to have everything, so many cookies to bake and turkeys to baste. So much giving! T’is the season!

T’is indeed. Of course the irony is we spend the time and money on those with plenty, not those in need. This year, instead of buying Uncle Harry another trout tie, or naming a star after your second cousin’s half-brother, how about considering those less-fortunate, those in our city who are easy to buy for, those who are hungry, or cold. Continue »



Restaurants For Change

 

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“Never underestimate the power of good food cooked and eaten with others.” – Nick Saul, President & CEO of Community Food Centres Canada

If you have missed the previous iterations of the fund raising dinners, Restaurants for Change, despair not. The annual fundraiser that brings together this country’s top culinary talents is happening in fifteen cities across Canada, including right here in Toronto on Wednesday, October 19. On this date, memories of our own Thanksgiving feast will be only nine days old, and supporting this great cause is a wonderful way to “pay it forward” and to truly show thanks by sharing and advocating for healthy food for all. Continue »