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The Stop’s Nick and Jermaine are CBC Community Champions!

If you’ve ever visited The Stop, you’ve likely met our frontline workers Nick Balch and Jermaine Robinson—and seen them provide efficient, compassionate, and tireless service in our Food Bank and Drop-in meal programs. To celebrate them for their contributions to The Stop’s community during COVID (and long before!), they’ve been honoured as CBC Toronto “Community […]

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Meet Maria Rio, our new Director of Development and Communications

We’re thrilled to welcome Maria to The Stop’s leadership team! Maria comes to us from the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, where she’s built momentum for its work defending the civil liberties, human rights, and democratic freedoms of all people across Canada. Maria will serve as The Stop’s Director of Development and Communications. She’s excited to […]

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Ontario’s stay-at-home order penalizes poverty

The Stop Community Food Centre is deeply concerned about key aspects of the provincial government’s latest COVID lockdown measures. As an organization that works with people experiencing poverty, food insecurity, and homelessness, we’ve long seen these communities be unfairly targeted with punitive measures during the pandemic, and unsupported when they seek necessities like food, shelter, […]

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Stay Connected with our Winter Zine

You are not alone. Let’s stay connected instead of struggling on our own! The Stop’s Peer Support Co-Facilitator Sharon Anderson has put together a winter zine to connect people to free community and social services within the neighbourhood—including The Stop’s Community Advocacy Office. The zine also includes suggestions for easy ways to connect with others, […]

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Holiday Meals and Hampers

See below for our takeaway meal and food bank schedule over the holidays. If you need immediate food access and are experiencing symptoms of Coronavirus, or have come in contact with someone with symptoms, please do not visit The Stop. Instead, please ask a friend or family member to do so for you. Have questions? […]

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