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Some of the food available for students at Ryerson’s Good Food Centre. 
(Photo by Emma King)

Post-secondary grads increasingly dependent on food banks: Daily Bread

Compared to recent years, more people with post-secondary degrees are using food banks.

The Daily Bread Food Bank released their annual “Who’s Hungry” report Monday indicating a 15.8 per cent increase in food bank visits since last year among people aged 18-30. The report also shows that 35 per cent of people who use the food bank have a post-secondary education. 

by Ryersonian Staff· · Food & Health, News, Off Campus
Volunteers at the Ryerson Good Food Centre: Zennia Seneres, Renee Labrido and Evan Tang. (Samraweet Yohannes)

Students still struggling to fill their plates

Ryerson students are still stuck choosing between tuition and groceries, according to the Good Food Centre, which saw over 150 new members this year. On Thursday, the centre, which used to be known as the Community Food Room, released its annual hunger report for the 2014-15 school year. Increase in members and visits This year it found an increase in the number […]

Volunteer and second-year nursing student Phung Nguyen stocking shelves Nov. 2, 2015, with cans donated from Rosedale residents. (Al Donato/Ryersonian Staff)

Food shortage ends at Ryerson food bank – for now

Daily Bread pledges to double what they send to Good Food Centre this week

by Al Donato· · Food, News, On Campus, stability, students
RyersonianTV: October 30, 2015 — GO Transit accident, Ryerson’s food bank shortage, RSU and CESAR feud

RyersonianTV: October 30, 2015 — GO Transit accident, Ryerson’s food bank shortage, RSU and CESAR feud

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by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV

Ryerson’s food bank sees “huge jump” in use

Reporting and editing by Lee Marshall Camerawork by Marie Alcober and Amir P. Tabrizian-pour Food bank use in Toronto’s city core has decreased to pre-recession levels, according to a report released Tuesday by Daily Bread Food Bank. But more people are using Ryerson’s student-run food bank, the Community Food Room. Drew Silverthorn, Community Food Room assistant, says the “huge jump” in […]

by Lee Marshall· · News, On Campus
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