What's Happening @ FYFB

Welcome to the inaugural issue of FYFB Community Connections, FYFB's first-ever e-newsletter. We're so pleased to count you as a friend of FYFB and hope that you'll enjoy reading about what's new at the food bank.

"Strike Out Hunger" a Success

Many of you laced up your bowling shoes in June and joined us for the second annual "Strike Out Hunger" bowl-a-thon. A good time was had by all and more than $9,000 was raised.

» » Read more here.

Summer Reno Wows

The Food Bank closed for two weeks in July to make some big improvements to the facility. Our dedicated volunteers put their heads together to find resourceful (read: low-cost) ways to make the food bank safer and more efficient.

» » Read more about the big changes here.

Queen West Art Crawl Welcomes FYFB

A big "thanks" to Artscape, the organizers of the Art Crawl, and the amazing artists who kindly donated their work for our silent auction. It was the first time FYFB participated in the Art Crawl but it won't be the last.

» » Read more about it here.

Running for the Food Bank

For the third year in a row, FYFB participated in the Toronto Waterfront Marathon. This September we had 11 runners on our team and they raised more than $2,500. Next year we hope to have twice as many runners.

» » Read more on the run here.

FYFB.com 2.0 Goes Live

With the kind assistance of local design company xguru Inc. and local photographer Claire Del Net, FYFB is proud to announce the launch of our revitalized Web site.

» » Visit fyfb.com to see our new look or click here to read more about it.

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

With the holidays fast approaching, FYFB is organizing a food and fundraising drive at grocery stores within our service area. We're finalizing details now so stay tuned for more information.

Coming Events - Holiday Open House

Wednesday, November 29, 2006 - 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

To RSVP, please contact Christine Whalen at events@fyfb.com.


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