his is one of the busiest times of the year, but you can still give back without having to give up much or any of your time.
Here are a few ways you can help others:
1. Eat in the food court this week
From now until this Friday, December 4th, First Canadian Place at 100 King. St. W. will donate 10% of Food Terrace sales up to $25,000 to the Regent Park Comminuty Food Centre and Community Food Centres Canada.
2. Volunteer for a few hours
There are many food banks and community centres that need help especially at this time of year, including Project Engagement: Annual Christmas Food Basket event. And you don't have to give up an entire day. A few hours can make a real difference.
Donating takes no time at all. You can fill up a bag of canned and boxed goods to take to your local grocery store or many have them ready to purchase for around $10.
You can also donate directly to places such as The Daily Bread Food Bank, whichdistributes over 8.6 million pounds of food a year to individuals and families who are struggling with hunger in our communities. Through over 142 member agencies and 200 food programs, they distribute 58,000 hamper boxes a month. All donations of $10 and up receive a tax receipt.
There are many more ways to help those that need it more. We'll have more coverage throughout the month.