SOURCE: Ontario Association of Food Banks

Ontario Association of Food Banks

September 08, 2016 07:00 ET

Media Advisory -- Photo and Interview Opportunity: The Great MPP Food Sort in Support of Hunger Action Month

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - September 08, 2016) -

  
Subject:
MPP Charles Sousa, MPP Sophie Kiwala, and MPP Harinder Malhi will be sorting food at The Mississauga Food Bank in support of Hunger Action Month.
  
When:Friday, September 16th, 2016 at 10am
  
Where:
The Mississauga Food Bank
 3121 Universal Drive, Mississauga, Ontario, L4X 2E2
  
Who:MPP Charles Sousa, MPP Mississauga South, Minister of Finance
  
 MPP Sophie Kiwala, MPP Kingston & the Islands, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Children and Youth Services, Minister of Indigenous Relations & Reconciliation
 
  
 MPP Harinder Malhi, MPP Brampton Springdale, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Tourism, Culture & Sport
  
 Carolyn Stewart, Executive Director, Ontario Association of Food Banks
  
 Chris Hatch, Executive Director, The Mississauga Food Bank
  
Why:

This September, the Ontario Association of Food Banks is holding its first Hunger Action Month. This month-long campaign will strive to raise awareness of hunger in Ontario, and the 360,000 adults and children who visit food banks every single month.
  
 The Ontario Association of Food Banks will be using this opportunity to raise awareness of hunger in Ontario, while speaking to members of the Ontario government about policy changes that could dramatically reduce poverty and the need for food banks in the future.
  
 Hunger is a solvable issue -- but we need your help.

Contact Information

  • For more information, please contact:
    Amanda King
    Director of Membership & Communications
    Ontario Association of Food Banks
    416-656-4100 x2932
    amanda@oafb.ca