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FYFB Strikes Out Hunger... Again!

July 1 2010

Food Bank Raises Nearly $8,000

The sixth annual FYFB Strike Out Hunger Bowlathon has rolled in the history books raising more than $8,000 to support our hunger and community programs.

Devi Arasanayagam once again led a team of dedicated volunteers to make this year's Bowlathon another great success. We thank all the returning teams and all the new volunteers who came out to strike out hunger in downtown Toronto.

"The Bowlathon is such a fun event for everyone involved and raises critical funding to support our programs at FYFB," said Bowlathon Chair Devi Arasanayagam. "We can't thank enough the volunteers who work tirelessly to raise pledges and the friends, colleagues and families who support the bowlers".

FYFB Strikes Out Hunger. 2010 Bowlathon

FYFB thanks George and everyone at Bowlerama Newtonbrook for their continuing support of this important event.

Donations are still urgently needed and can be made in person at 797 Dundas Street West or online at fyfb.com.

About the Fort York Food Bank

FYFB is a multi-service agency focused on reconnecting people with our community. We do this by working with partners who share our vision to: feed the hungry by providing the basic nutritional requirements to individuals and families in need; and, help people get on track by providing counselling, training and advocacy to help people find jobs, safe housing and appropriate social/community programs.

FYFB was founded in February 1998 as an independent agency of the Daily Bread Food Bank Foundation of Toronto. FYFB is a registered charitable organization -- number 867147464 RR0001. FYFB is governed and managed by a voluntary Board of Directors who are elected by our membership at our AGM.

FYFB originally focused on providing emergency food supplies, but to meet the economic and social needs of the most vulnerable people within our community and resolve our clients' underlying issues, FYFB's programming has grown to an integrated set of services to prevent homelessness, eliminate hunger and provide a safe environment for connecting with our community. Please visit www.fyfb.com for more information.

Media Inquiries:

Jennifer Wasley

416 422 7189 or 416 804 3014 (mobile)

email jennifer.wasley@porternovelli.com

photography courtesy of Claire Del Net www.clairedelnet.com.


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