2012


2012 MEDIA COVERAGE

  • 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.

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“Daily Bread, Daily Flag”

“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]

DailyFlag for DailyBread on Metro Morning
Michelynn Lafleche (centre) and the Metro Morning team talk flags.

“Flags for Charity”

Thursday, December 6, 2012, 6:10am
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. 
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“Daily Flag project back on Leuty and Violet” (Beach Metro)

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.
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“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]