Blog Action Day: Organizations Fighting Poverty in Toronto

In participation of Blog Action Day 2008, I’ve compiled a list of a few organizations that are fighting the battle against poverty in Toronto. Take a look at each of these and learn more about what they do and how you can contribute to their causes.

United Way, Toronto
United Way Toronto improves the lives of women, children, youth, seniors and newcomers, just to name a few. Your donation to the United Way Toronto means strengthened lives and stronger neighbourhoods across our city. By giving to United Way’s Community Fund, your donation can be directed to where it will have the greatest impact.

National Anti-Poverty Organization
The mission of the National Anti-Poverty Organization (NAPO) is to eradicate poverty in Canada by promoting income and social security for all Canadians, and by promoting poverty eradication as a human rights obligation.

Daily Bread Food Bank
Providing food and resources for hungry people; mobilizing greater support, involvement and action; Creating social change to reduce poverty through research, education and advocacy.

North York Harvest Food Bank
The North York Harvest Food Bank works towards the relief of hunger in communities throughout northern Toronto. The Food Bank supports emergency food programs, partners with perinatal programs, advocates for change on issues affecting food bank use and works with like-minded organizations to develop innovative and respectful ways for our clients to access culturally appropriate and personally acceptable food at no cost.

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