Transparent Philanthropy Halloween Collection Competition

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Now until November 6, 2021 Haloween Non-Perishable Collection Campaign! This Haloween, Transparent Philanthropy is hosting a non-perishable collection event across cities in Canada! You simply need to go out and instead of receiving candy, ask for non-perishables or cans which we will donate 100% to other food banks and directly to those in need. After […]

Tim Hortons #SmileCookie Kick off Monday!

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Robin is with Tom Buscarino, one of the Tim Hortons store owners in Burlington along with many other fellow store-owners that all came out today to kick-off the 2021 #smilecookie campaign. Every year they look forward to Smile Cookie week when they make thousands of cookies for generous customers and they donate 100% of the […]

Burlington Urban Farm – a community success story

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Adria Cehovin wanted to thank all of the volunteers and the contributors for this week’s donations for families in Burlington. The Urban Farm has been harvesting many lbs of fresh food donations every week. The bountiful harvest is a result of the efforts of these amazing volunteers. Adria mentioned that everyone answered the call when […]

Turkey Trot 2021

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October 1 to October 11, 2021 Turkey Trot is BACK! This year, Rotary Burlington North has teamed up with The Burlington Food Bank to host our annual Turkey Trot 100% virtually! Families, friends, pros and newbies are all welcome to REGISTER and join us as we strive to raise $25,000 SAFELY for our neighbours in need […]

Next week is Tim Hortons Smile Cookie week

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Just a reminder that next week is Tim Hortons #SmileCookie week, a delicious way to support the food bank and help families here in Burlington. Tim Hortons owners have been supporting the Burlington Food Bank for many years and this event is a major fundraiser raising $69,249 during the 2020 campaign. The funds will be […]

Hunger Action Month – Affordable Housing

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September is Hunger Action Month with Feed Ontario and The Burlington Food Bank represents our City within this organization. As part of this educational initiative we wanted to let everyone know that about two-thirds of the people that receive food assistance from food banks across Ontario are actually on social assistance such as Ontario Works […]

September 13-19 is Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Week

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Welcome back to school. We are hoping that teachers and kids both have the patience to get through the early part of this new school year. The Burlington Food Bank runs an excellent school snack program for all families with school aged children so hopefully that takes one worry off your minds. One of the […]

Snack Program for school aged kids

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The Burlington Food Bank sends best wishes to teachers and students as they return to the classrooms. We have a healthy snack program that supports your children if they are school aged. We would like to thank the teachers who have been working hard preparing for this school year. Hopefully this time around is a […]

September at the Urban Farm means lots of healthy produce to harvest

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The Urban Farm was able to harvest 87 lbs of fresh food donations on Tuesday, 25 lbs the day before. There were several other local gardeners that dropped of fresh produce as well. The Urban Farm serves as a funnel point for the gardeners in Burlington every Tuesday morning between 9am and 10am. Adria Cehovin […]

September is Hunger Action Month

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September is Hunger Action Month and we wanted to bring a little awareness to what that means for the Burlington Food Bank. We are again building upon the four pillars of Educate, Advocate, Volunteer and Donate. It has been a challenging year for everyone in food banking but we hope that every Provincial Association and […]