TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - November 23, 2016) - News media are invited to attend a news conference where the Ontario Association of Food Banks will release the findings of its 2016 Hunger Report. This will be followed by a presentation on its policy recommendations to reduce the need for food banks in Ontario.
Date: Monday, November 28th, 2016
Time: 9:30am Eastern Time
Where: Media Studio, Queen's Park
Who: Carolyn Stewart, Executive Director, Ontario Association of Food Banks
The Hunger Report is the only comprehensive, province-wide report on hunger and food bank use in Ontario. The report highlights the factors driving the continued need for food banks in the province.
The 2016 Hunger Report is available to news media only under an embargo that will end at 12:01am Eastern Time, November 28th, 2016.
To request an embargoed copy, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org indicating that you accept the embargo conditions.
The Ontario Association of Food Banks is the province's leading provider of emergency food support to front-line hunger-relief agencies and the leader in province-wide hunger research. The Ontario Association of Food Banks includes 125 direct member food banks and over 1,100 affiliate hunger-relief agencies, inclusive of: breakfast clubs, community food centres, community kitchens, emergency shelters, and seniors centres. To learn more, please visit: www.oafb.ca