For the most efficient food distribution to those in need, it is suggested food donations and taking directly to Salvation Army on Nipissing Road. Their telephone number is 905-875-1022.

The Salvation Army is the largest non-governmental direct provider of social services in Canada. Their website ( highlights that large numbers of children, men and women in this country go to bed hungry and 1 in 6 people live in poverty where hunger is still a problem.

The Salvation Army launches a Christmas Kettle Campaign each November, with the aim of raising money to spread the poverty during the Christmas season and throughout the year.