Donations sought to provide food security to Brampton residents

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Published September 3, 2021 at 1:13 pm

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A city-run organization formed to help provide assistance to residents of Brampton during COVID-19 is reaching out for community help.

The Social Support Task Force was created as an emergency response to provide assistance to residents of Brampton and access to food and emergency shelter services.

The task force collaborates with local food banks to ensure residents have adequate food support to meet their needs during this unprecedented time.

Through these partnerships, the organization is able to provide groceries, prepared meals, and essential household items to Brampton residents.

The task force relies on community donations from local businesses, organizations and residents.

If you are a community based organization looking for funding to support your activities in Brampton, visit the Advance Brampton Fund.

If you are looking for an opportunity to support the community during these unprecedented times, you can help by making a monetary donations or donating “high demand items” to your local food banks.

High demand items include:

  • pasta sauce
  • canned fruits and vegetables
  • hot and cold cereal
  • oil
  • pancake batter
  • flour
  • pancake syrup
  • canned meats like tuna, salmon, ham and chicken
  • tea bags
  • peanut butter
  • jelly
  • adult and child diapers, all sizes
  • fresh fruits and vegetables
  • assorted canned beans
  • canned soup
  • granola bars
  • cookies
  • chips

To find out where you can make donations, visit the task force website.

 

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