Past News

Every Plate Full

May 23 – June 5 help us to ensure Every Plate is Full this summer.  Host a food drive in your community. https://youtu.be/FGgU4UsqbVk

Just Give Campaign

Feed the Need in Durham partnered up with the Pinball Clemons Foundation, Purolator and Durham Regional Police Services for the “Just Give Campaign”  – the largest one day food drive in Ontario.  The Cram a Cruiser & Cram a Curbsider events brought in 9,600 pounds of food to help fill… Read More

Ragnar Relay Race

Ragnar Relay Race Fundraiser – May 19, 2017 Join us in Bowmanville at West Beach on Friday, May 19th to wave in the runners of the Ragnar Relay Race event.  Enjoy smoothies and treats from Frantastic Events and savory sandwiches from Stuttering John’s Food truck.  https://www.runragnar.com/

Kids Against Hunger & Ajax Rotary Food Packaging event

Kids Against Hunger & Ajax Rotary Meal Packaging Event – April 3, 2017 Over 29,000 meals were packaged by Rotary and volunteers on April 3rd at the Forest Brook Community Church in Ajax.

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Christmas Holiday Food & Fund Drives

Thank you for giving this past holiday season.  Thanks to you we exceeded our goals! Hosting a food or fund drive is an engaging and really great way to support our fight against hunger in Durham Region.  Every $1 raised allows Feed the Need in Durham to distribute $6 worth… Read More

CP Holiday Train

Inaugural Push Against Hunger Awareness Walk – September 19, 2016

September 19th, 2016 marked the inaugural launch of the Push Against Hunger awareness walk.  Mayors, council members and representatives from Fire, Police and Paramedics joined FTND and Captain Oshawa in their walk from Oshawa City Hall to Whitby Chamber of Commerce to help raise awareness of hunger in our community… Read More

3rd Annual Durham’s Empty Bowls – Fall 2016

The concept of Empty Bowls is used worldwide to recognize and raise support for hunger by emphasizing that many people simply do not have enough to eat.  The beautiful bowls donated by the local artisans and, a highlight of the event, signify the many thousands of empty bowls in our… Read More

Christmas 2015 Food & Fund Drives

FTND received over 35,000 pounds of food this holiday season from 3rd party food drives and over $55,000 from donors, supporters and third party fund drives.  Truly outstanding support from our greater community in support of our fight against hunger.  Your donations will assist us in reaching approximately 6500 people… Read More