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Food Security

Food for Life Canada

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The Essentials

Distinguished from conventional food banks, Food for Life optimizes impact in food security by rescuing and distributing excess food that would otherwise be wasted. The Hadley Family Foundation has set out to work with Food for Life on making Milton Hunger free. Milton's  developed infrastructure allows a unique opportunity for Milton to become one of Halton's first hunger Free Towns.

$80,000

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Food Rescue Van

This 2019 Mercedes Sprinter equipped with a refrigeration unit and insulated paneling operates in Milton, Georgetown, and Acton, running Food for Life programs and delivering food to those in need. With more than 4500Km logged in its first year of operation this van provides food over than fifty households every week. 

$80,000

Food Rescue Semi-Trailer Truck

The funding of a semi-trailer truck, reefer, power lift-gate, as well as fleet management hardware and software was supported with this grant. The truck is expected to drive 30,000km-40,000km in its first year of operation, transporting rescued food from grocery stores, farms, etc.

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