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2017 Push Against Hunger

The 2nd Annual Push Against Hunger Awareness Walk took place on Monday, September 18, 2017 to launch National Hunger Awareness Week. Mayors, Council Members, DRPS, Fire and paramedic representatives joined FTND and Captain Oshawa as we walked from Oshawa to Whitby to help raise awareness and food for those in… Read More

Beat the Summer Drought!

Summer is typically a lean time in the food banking world but the demand and need has not changed.  Help us stock our shelves to fight the summer drought. Host a food drive or donate non-perishables directly to our warehouse to help us alleviate hunger this summer.

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

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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