#Toonies4Tummies Returns

This time we’re facing 2x's the challenge

Welcome to the #ToonieChallenge2X. It’s simple donate a toonie at your participating grocery store and help fill a hungry tummy in your community. 100% of your donation will benefit the growing number of hungry children. It’s never been more vital. Before Covid-19, many Canadian children (1 in 5) were at risk of food insecurity, and trying to learn while hungry. A growing number, some estimate twice as many, may be at risk.(1)

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Donations benefit Student Nutrition Ontario & Breakfast Club of Canada

 
 

How Your Donation Helps

One of the best things about #Toonies4Tummies is 100% of your donations help children right in your community.

 
 

#Toonies4Tummies 2021 Campaign Dates

Take the #ToonieChallenge At These Grocery Retailers.

Campaign Dates Retailer(s) Match Funds Day(s) Campaign Market
January 21 - February 3
Quality Foods
January 28 - February 3 Western Canada
January 21 - February 3
Freson Bros
January 23 & January 30 Western Canda
January 21 - February 3
Longo's
January 23 - January 24 Ontario
February 4 - February 17
Save-On-Foods
February 12 - 14 Western Canada
February 4 - February 18
Metro Food Basics
February 6 & February 13 Ontario
February 4 - February 18
Central Fresh Coppa's Concord Fiesta Farms Galati Galleria Highland Farms Rabba Sunripe Sun Valley Yummy Market
N/A Ontario
February 11 - February 25
SobeysThrifty Foods Safeway IGA
February 11 - February 25 Western Canada
February 11 - February 25
Sobeys
February 11 - February 25 Ontario
February 11 - February 25
Sobeys Foodland & Participating Co-Ops
February 11 - February 25 Atlantic Canada
February 12 - February 25
Vince's
N/A Ontario
February 28 - March 13
Buy-Low Foods Nesters Food Market
March 13 Western Canada

Many of these retailers will also Match your donations. See their flyers and in-store for match details.

Campaign Sponsors

Thanks to our sponsors, many brands you love, we’re able to ensure 100% of your donations benefit a local child.

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Track Your Toonie. See the Programs Your Donations are Helping

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 you can be assured that your donation will go to a program in the community where the donation is made.

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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