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Toonies for Tummies Coming to A Store Near You – But First, We’re Giving Back on Giving Tuesday

Shoppers and the public are the lifeblood of the Toonies for Tummies campaign.

Along with our sponsors and retailer partners who help enable the campaign, shoppers’ donations are what make... Read More

2018 Campaign Donations hard at work. Check it out!

It’s hard to believe kids have been back at school for over a month! For some the 2018/2019 school year has meant the beginning of their ‘school... Read More

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TAKE THE LEAD ELEVATING DIALOGUE ABOUT FOOD INSECRITY AND THE IMPORTANCE OF STUDENT NUTRITION PROGRAMS IN THEIR SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES

Across Canada, high-school students are focused on ending the term/school year with the best possible grades with some looking forward to post-secondary opportunities.

Many of these... Read More

Canadians Come Together to Fill Tummies - Over 1.1M of Them!

A few months ago, we set out to raise $1M that would help feed over 1.1M school aged children in Ontario and in Western Canada.

We’re beyond thrilled to share with you that we have met and... Read More

#Toonies4Tummies February 26 2018 Update

So far in our campaign, we've raised $957,868! Thank you!

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#Toonies4Tummies February 21 2018 Update

We've raised $878,528 so far. Thank you!

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Sponsor Spotlight: Made Good

“When we first heard about Toonies for Tummies we immediately knew that it was a perfect program for our participation”, said Nima Fotovat, President of MadeGood Foods from his office in Vaughan,... Read More

Burnbrae among the 19 Toonies for Tummies Sponsors Providing Eggcellent Nutrition to Canadian Children

Burnbrae Farms has its origins in a farm outside the village of Lyn, which is near Brockville in Ontario, Canada. The farm, known as Burnbrae Farms,... Read More

#Toonies4Tummies February 13 2018 Update

Thank you! We've raised $526,696 so far in Western Canada and Ontario for #Toonies4Tummies

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Sponsor Spotlight: Summer Fresh

In today’s busy world, taking out the time to share yummy food with friends and family is the best way to wind down. Summer Fresh makes it easy for... Read More

Why Feeding Kids Matters (repost from Louise Gleeson's Late Night Plays)

It was my middle daughter who first set me on a journey to feeding kids in schools. She'd always been good about packing her own lunch and eating... Read More

#TooniesForTummies February 5 2018 Update

So far this year, we've raised $398,420​ towards our $1M goal. Thank you!​​ Read More

Toonies for Tummies returns to Ontario

Giving a Toonie is all it takes to help a child succeed. The many retailers like Longo's are who are supporting Toonies for Tummies are making your donation stretch even further with Match Funds... Read More

#TooniesForTummies Update

Today is the last day to donate at your local Save-On-Foods stores to help support the Toonies for Tummies campaign. So far this year, we've raised $179,354 to feed hungry children in your... Read More

​Thank you Tracy Moore!

​Thank you to Tracy Moore for her continued support and passion for student nutrition. Suffice it to say, we all can lend our time, talents and... Read More

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Providing Children with a Positive Start to the Day

The Grocery Foundation has been a long-time supporter of student... Read More

Thank you for your Support!

You made feeding school-aged children in our community a priority,... Read More

Erasing the Stigma Around Breakfast Clubs

Prior to the launch of our 2017 Toonies for Tummies campaign, one... Read More

How Toonies for Tummies Directly Impacts a Community

Kellie Brace, Nutrition Program Coordinator at Read More

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