Daily Bread Food Bank seeks truckers to break Guinness record

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TORONTO, Ont. — The Daily Bread Food Bank (DBFB) is seeking straight truck drivers to help the organization break the Guinness World Record for food collected from apartment complexes within a 24-hour period.

The food drive will take place in the Toronto area between 6:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. April 9, with the last pick-up taking place at 5:30 p.m.

The organization was approached jointly by the Greater Toronto Apartment Association (GTAA) and their PR firm, Bonnie Hoy & Associates, to assist them in break the current record, held by the Regina Food Bank. The record stands at 222,000 lbs of food donations.

Daily Bread already kicked off its own Spring Food Drive March 1 which will run until April 11.

For more information on the event or how to get involved, please contact Gord Hoy, director of operations at the Daily Bread Food Bank, at gord@dailybread.ca or by calling 416-203-0050.

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