Mississauga Food Bank Drive

A long time BootcampGoddess and friend, Chelsea Kuye, is hosting a Mississauga Food Drive this spring.  BootcampGoddess is thrilled to support her efforts for this great cause.  A food donation box is located inside the Bootcamp Goddess studios.

Please give generously to those less fortunate.

This food drive will run March 21st, 2011 through April 21st, 2011 please help those in need. Thank you for your support.

Most Needed Items

  • Baby food and formula
  • Beans (Dry or canned)
  • Boxed macaroni & cheese
  • Canned fish and meat
  • Canned fruit and vegetables
  • Canned stew
  • Cooking oil
  • Dry pasta
  • Hot drinks (coffee, tea, hot chocolate)
  • Juice (boxes or cans)
  • Pasta sauce
  • Peanut butter
  • Rice
  • Soup (Dry or canned)

• 17% of Mississauga residents live in poverty

• 20% of Mississauga children live in poverty

• 68% of our food bank clients are families with children

• 65% of our clients have been using the food bank for less than one year

• 57% of our clients are Canadian citizens

• 35% of our clients have at least a post secondary education

• $1052 is the median monthly household income of our clients

• 78% of our clients’ monthly income (on average) is spent on rent, leaving

only $4.63 per day for other vital expenses such as food and utilities

• The Mississauga Food Bank has recently experienced a 20% increase in

demand for food

• A $5.00 donation will feed an adult for 10 days

• The Mississauga Food Bank does not receive any Federal, Provincial, or

Municipal funding