Feed Ontario launches Emergency Food Box Program for COVID-19 aid

Published: May 13, 2020

Updated: May 13, 2020 02:37 PM EDT

Food Banks Work to Meet Surge in Demand with a New COVID-19 Emergency Food Box Program

Feed Ontario has launched a unique program to help support food banks deliver service throughout the pandemic

On May 6, 2020, Feed Ontario, one of Dairy Farmers of Ontario's partners, announced the launch of its new COVID-19 Emergency Food Box Program.

The program will help Ontario’s food banks continue to support their communities while minimizing exposure to COVID-19.

The program is supported by Dairy Farmers of Ontario along with other organizations, like Grain Farmers of Ontario. Local food banks, Food Banks Canada, the government of Ontario as well as Ontario residents have all made donations to help the program get off the ground.


Click here to read the news release on Feed Ontario's website and watch the promotional video on the emergency food boxes.


Also, read the previous news release to learn about DFO's longtime support of Feed Ontario through its food bank donation program, and its additional donations for COVID-19 relief.


For a $30 donation, you can help put an Emergency Food Box into the hands of someone in need. To learn more and donate, visit https://feedontario.ca/covid-19


For more information, please contact:

Amanda King, Network & Government Relations, Feed Ontario
(416) 656-4100, ext. 2932

For media inquiries, contact media@milk.org

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