Growing up in a big family, we often had to be tight with food. My parents did their best but there were times when there wasn’t enough food in the house to help us to have good nutritional meals.
I often found myself not able to concentrate on school work in the morning because I would be counting down the time for lunch when I could run home and eat because I often didn’t have breakfast.
Now what if I could tell you that if you skip one morning coffee on the way to work, or didn’t buy that bag of chips, you could pay for a nutritional meal for a child?
Really it is that simple. A Toonie.
The Toonies for Tummies program is lucky to have the support of various retailers and brands. Sponsor companies cover the cost of the campaign so that 100% of funds raised go back to children. Be sure to look for and support the 2017 campaign sponsors.
So your Toonie does make a difference. It is going directly to the children in your local area. That’s right, so you are helping a child in your area that may not be getting a nutritional meal. The saying “It takes a village to raise a child.”, really comes into affect with this program.
Toonies for Tummies is NOW Out West!
Toonies for Tummies was able to expand out west with 150 Save-On-Foods stores. How awesome is that?
Toonies for Tummies is also in 355 grocery stores in Ontario. Food Basics Metro, RABBA, and many more.
Agent of Change
The Toonies for Tummies program also has a student that is an Agent of Change. The student gets involved with the nutritional program in their school.
The Agent of Change that I have spoken to is a grade 9 student in Windsor named Lacey.
Lacey was willing to answer some questions about being an Agent of Change.
The goal the Grocery Foundation has is to raise $850,000 for student nutrition for the 2017 campaign. Pretty amazing goal, right?
Just imagine how many tummies that would fill! This will help 4,500 programs in Ontario and the various programs out west. Lets help to make sure we fill those tummies.
You can help by going to a selected grocery retailer that is assisting with the Toonies for Tummies program, by purchasing these brands listed below, or donating online.
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