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“Flags for Charity”
Thursday, December 6, 2012

This month, 32 families on Leuty and Violet Avenues in the Beach will design, make and fly advent flags. Those flags will be auctioned off online, with the money going to charity. [Click here to listen]



“Daily Flag project back on Leuty and Violet”
By Bill MacLean – Monday, December 4, 2012

Participating members along these two Beach streets fly an individually created flag outside their home, adding one per day from Dec. 1 until Jan. 1. The flags are then auctioned off, with all money donated to the food bank. [Read full story]


“Waving flags for Christmas in the Beach”
Beach Mirror, Monday December 3, 2012

Dozens of colourful flags will once again grace the porches and front lawns of homes along Leuty and Violet avenues this holiday season… [Read full story]

See what we had to say about the project on Daily Bread Food Bank’s blog on Wednesday, November 21, 2012.

See what Daily Bread Food Bank had to say about our Tour des Flags on Daily Bread Food Bank’s blog on Friday, January 4, 2013.


Daily Bread, Daily Flag

Screen shot 2012-12-11 at 10.05.21 AM“You know this time last year the word ‘Food Bank’ hadn’t really entered my consciousness. When Phantom Ex-Pat Benedict created the Advent Flags over in Toronto, in the same spirit as the St Alfege Advent Windows (hugely, hugely popular – I notice they’re all over the country this year) to help fund the Daily Bread scheme, it never occurred to me that Greenwich might be getting a food bank of its own within the year…” [Read full story]