Daily Bread Food Bank

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The mission of the Daily Bread Food Bank is to alleviate hunger and help ifght the underlying poverty that cause hunger. This is done in several ways:(1) Through the collection and distribution of food through its 108,000 sq. ft. distribution centre to its approximately 200 member agency programs that directly serve clients.(2) Ensuring that food distribution occurs across Toronto by supporting agencies in their initial creation and ongoing operations. Financial grants are made for special items.(3) Through research on poverty, education and advocating for improved government policies to eliminate poverty and promote independence.(4) Providing an Information and Referral service to clients covering issues such as housing, education, employment, social assistance or crisis counselling.(5) Daily Bread also runs 8,000 sq. ft. industrial kitchen. The kitchen prepares over 3,500 servings a week for Toronto's meal programs.(6) Daily Bread also acts as a major distribution point for the Ontario Association of Food Banks(OAFB) in distributing food across Ontario.


  • map-pointCharitable Organization

  • map-pointBusiness Number: 118881549RR0001

  • map-point59 full-time staff

  • map-pointgiftadmin@dailybread.ca

2018 Revenues: $30,552,733

<b>6459147</b>: Total cash given to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>196842</b>: Total amount of non-cash gifts (e.g. securities, equipment, buildings, artwork, other in-kind gifts) made to the charity for which tax receipts were issued.
<b>1378360</b>: Total amount received from other registered charities.
<b>334292</b>: Charities don’t issue tax receipts when a donor can’t be identified or doesn't want one. This category also includes collection boxes.
<b>402512</b>: Total amount received from any level of government in Canada.
<b>21781580</b>: Income that doesn’t fit into other categories, such as sales revenue, interest and investment income, membership fees, etc.

2018 Expenditures: $30,202,161

<b>27197571</b>: Total amount spent on charitable programs. "Programs" cover all charitable activities the organization carries out on its own.
<b>1967180</b>: Total amount spent on fundraising, including office expenses, overhead, promotion costs, etc.
<b>1003686</b>: Total amount spent on management and administration, including board meetings, accounting, rent, office supplies, etc.
<b>0</b>: Total amount of gifts to qualified organizations. The majority of these donees are registered charities but some other organizations qualify as well.
<b>33724</b>: Expenses that don’t fit into another category, including political activities.

Assets, 2018 Year End: $10,777,883

<b>4637096</b>: Total cash readily available.
<b>297180</b>: Amounts owed by individuals and organizations.
<b>0</b>: Amounts invested in individuals and organizations
<b>5626792</b>: Land and buildings at fair market value as well as equipment, vehicles, etc. The figure is net accumulated ammortization.
<b>216815</b>: Assets not falling under one of the other categories.

Liabilities, 2018 Year End: $1,837,880

<b>569327</b>: Short-term portion of debt obligations such as loans, mortgages, notes, and payments due for goods and services received.
<b>0</b>: Amounts owing to founders, directors/trustees and like officials, non-arm’s length employees or members.
<b>1268553</b>: Liabilities not falling under one of the other categories.

Worldwide Locations

Daily Bread Food Bank's headquarters is located at 191 New Toronto St., Toronto ON, M8V2E7.

Breakdown of Programs

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External Fundraising

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