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TWO WAYS TO HELP HUNGRY CHILDREN DURING OUR #TOONIES4TUMMIES CAMPAIGN

JANUARY 13 - MARCH 31

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100% OF YOUR DONATIONS
benefit local student nutrition
programs in your community

SEE CAMPAIGN DATES AND PARTICIPATING RETAILERS BELOW.

OR track your toonie on our Toonie Tracker below

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Campaign Dates

Start Date End Date Region Participating Retailers
Jan 13 Jan 26 Ontario
Longo's
Jan 17 Jan 30 Western Canada
Quality Foods
Jan 21 Feb 3 Western Canda
Freson Bros
Feb 3 Feb 16 Western Canada
Save-On-Foods
Feb 3 Feb 17 Ontario
Metro Food Basics Central Fresh Chesley Grocery Store Concord Coppa's Fiesta Farms Galati Galleria Highland Farms Pino's Rabba Sunripe Sun Valley Vince's Yummy Market
Feb 27 Mar 12 Western Canada
Buy-Low Foods Nesters Food Market
Mar 17 Mar 31 Western Canada
SobeysThrifty Foods Safeway IGA FreshCo
Mar 17 Mar 31 Ontario
Sobeys FreshCo
Mar 17 Mar 31 Atlantic Canada
Sobeys Foodland & Participating Co-Ops

2022 #Toonies4Tummies Sponsors

Thanks to our sponsor partners, 100% of your donations make their way to help feed hungry children in your community.

2022 Campaign Sponsors

HOW YOUR DONATION IS HELPING

Currently over 3 million children in Canada are living without guaranteed access to nutritious school meals (source) and as many as 1 in 3 are at risk of going to school on an empty stomach. (Breakfast Club of Canada)

Studies confirm, food insecurity is linked to a higher likelihood of poor mental health including an increased risk of suicidal mood and anxiety disorders. (Source)

5,000+

Donations to #Toonies4Tummies help fund over 5,000 programs in big cities and small towns.

Donations benefit Student Nutrition Ontario & Breakfast Club of Canada

These school nutrition program often provides their best – or in some cases, their only – nutritious meal that day.

100%

of your donations go towards feeding hungry children.

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Enter your postal code in the Search Box below. Scroll in and out to see the programs we currently fund. Over 5,000 of them and more are being added all the time with your support.

We work with Student Nutrition Program partners to ensure your donations benefit local programs in the vicinity of the grocery store – we’re adding programs with each campaign!

Frequently Asked Questions

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100% of proceeds raised from Toonies stays local, helping either the Student Nutrition Ontario (SNO) in Ontario or Breakfast Club of Canada in Western Canada and in Atlantic Canada.

The Foundation works with our student nutrition partners, to identify eligible school-based student nutrition programs. These programs benefit from donations made in-store and online once the campaign ends.

The Toonie Tracker includes the programs that benefit at this time. The programs which receive funding continues to evolve. Once the campaign ends, we will identify a local program to receive funding. This program will be in the vicinity of the store (where the funds are collected). This may include a program that is currently on a wait list. Please also be sure to zoom out on the toonie tracker.

In light of Covid-19, stores will have different options available to shoppers beyond donating a toonie at the cash or self check out, where available. The Foundation accepts donations of $25 or more online which are eligible for a tax receipt.

We do not publish school names for privacy reasons.

No. But rest assured donations that are made in store will remain in the local community in the vicinity of the grocery store where the donation is made. For donations made online, we will make every best effort to have those donations benefit student nutrition programs in the region. For certain, donations made online will remain in the province associated with the online donation.

The criteria is determined by the organizations that administer the programs and is based on nutrition guidelines set by each respective province.

Email us at toonies@groceryfoundation.com

 

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