Whether dining in our Drop-in, visiting our healthy Food Bank, or cooking together in one of our Community Kitchens, our neighbours deeply appreciate The Stop’s warm and welcoming programs during the winter months. For many, a meal in our Drop-in is the only time they'll share a table with others during the holiday season.
Your support enables us to offer more hearty and nutritious meals this winter, and helps us build our vital community programming throughout the year. Here’s how you can help:
Make a donation
Due to our purchasing relationships with local farmers, financial donations are the best way of helping us provide healthy food to our community. They also help us run our community programs throughout the year.
Attend an event
We’re honoured to be a recipient of funds raised at several public benefit concerts, events, and screenings throughout this holiday season. Email us if you’d like add your event to the list!
We've partnered with longtime supporters Propeller Coffee and Fiesta Farms on a delicious coffee collaboration. Head to Fiesta Farms to pick up our special blend, and $1 from each bag sold will go to The Stop.
Host a food drive
Our Food Bank prioritizes food that’s wholesome and nutritious. It’s always in need of rice, dry beans, and unsweetened soy milk. Before organizing a food drive, call Monica at 416-652-7867 ext. 244 or email below.
Purchase a tea towel
We’ve collaborated with illustrator Shana Hale and pi’lo on beautiful Stop-branded tea towels. Our next batch will arrive December 14 for pickup at our weekly Farmers’ Market and 1884 Davenport location. $20 each.
Dine with U-Feast
At U-Feast’s pop-up dining experiences, Torontonians come together around great food, unique drinks, and lively conversations at communal tables. Even better: in 2018 and part of 2019, $1 from every U-Feast ticket will go to our vital community-building programs.
Become a Good Food Friend
Good Food Friends are an exceptional group of donors that support The Stop with annual gifts of $5,000 or $10,000. Among other perks, they’ll receive tickets to many of our fundraisers and special events.
Fundraise at your event
If you’re planning a holiday get-together, we’d love to be a part of it. By fundraising for The Stop at your upcoming event, you’ll feed our vital programs—while filling your guests with strong feelings of social solidarity and goodwill.
Give a gift that matters
A wonderful way to give back to your community, while honouring everyone on your holiday list. Make a $35 donation, we’ll mail a card letting someone know a gift was made in their honour.
Share with The Sweet Potato
Throughout the month of December, our friends at The Sweet Potato grocery are accepting in-store food donations for The Stop AND matching all monetary donations dollar for dollar!