One in four children in Toronto lives in poverty.
We believe that if we improve the health and well-being of our children, they will do better in school. And, if they do better in school, they will have a better future.
Our work creates real results
million invested in students
meals served daily
students in our after-school program
free glasses provided to children yearly
How we help
TFSS Emergency Fund
We provide children and youth with immediate financial support in emergency situations.
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From the blog
With food costs soaring and no national program, Canadian schools struggle to feed students | Globe and Mail
As we approach the end of the school year, Student Nutrition Programs (SNPs) are facing tighter budgets due to rising food prices, and increased demand from families struggling to keep food on the table. A National School Food Program could help ensure that SNPs can...
Loblaw faces fresh price hikes, signalling food inflation won’t easy any time soon | CP24
This week, Statistics Canada reported that grocery prices rose 11.4% in January, when compared to last year. Among those prices, the cost of bread rose 18.1%, eggs rose 15.6%, and fresh or frozen chick costs increased 14%. As food inflation continues without an end in...
Canada’s inflation rate slowed to 5.9% in January, but food costs continue to rise | CBC News
No slowdown in cost of groceries. Inflation slows to 5.9% in January, but grocery prices are up 11.4% compared to last year and show no sign of cooling down. Student nutrition programs continue to struggle. To read more, click...