Our Durham community continues to inspire and motivate us with their response to food insecurity as we move forward through COVID19 and into the recovery period. To check out some of the unique and engaging initiatives and the impact our community has had on food insecurity in Durham Region, keep scrolling!
1. Selling T-Shirts
Some incredible business owners sold t-shirts to raise money for FTND. How cool are these designs!?
2. Hosting Virtual Events
Durham businesses and organizations got creative and hosted virtual events to raise funds for FTND. There were virtual concerts, dance performances, auctions and more!
3. Contactless Food Drives
4. Donating proceeds from sales
Businesses donated proceeds from sales of certain products and individuals used their talents to create goodies to raise money for us! We have some pretty talented people in Durham Region!
5. Gardening and donating the fresh produce
Gardening is such a great activity to get outside and our supporters also showed us how it can also help nourish our community! How incredible is that!?
since April 2020
Get a New Truck!
Thanks to our wonderful supporters we were able to purchase a new truck which translates to more food in and more food out. Our new truck allows us to drop off multiple skids of food at a time to emergency food providers.
Did you know that Dougie travels 575 km a week, across Durham Region? Check out all his stops on our interactive map!
Double the size of our fridge and freezer!
By DOUBLING the size of our fridge and freezer we are able to distribute more fresh and frozen food.
FRESH AND FROZEN FOOD DISTRIBUTION IMPACT
What We Distribute
- Fresh and Frozen
- Fresh and Frozen
DOUBLE the size of our warehouse!
Safety first, always. In response to the COVID19 pandemic, we now have two separate warehouses. They are 10,000 sq. ft each for physical distancing while allowing us to collect even MORE food!