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City of Brampton hosting annual holiday Food and Toy Drive


BRAMPTON, ON (December 1, 2023) – The City of Brampton’s Recreation team is excited to host its annual Food and Toy Drive. 

From December 4 to 17, residents can drop off non-perishable food items, new unwrapped toys or gift cards at City Hall, and select Brampton community centres and libraries. Donations will be distributed to Knights Table to support individuals and families in the community. 

Last year’s drive collected close to 14,000lbs in donations that directly supported people in need in the community.

To learn more and for a list of community centres and libraries accepting donations, visit www.brampton.ca/foodandtoydrive​  
 
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"Your contributions of non-perishable food items, new unwrapped toys, or gift cards at City Hall, and select community centres and libraries, will make a significant impact on the lives of individuals and families in Brampton. Last year's remarkable collection of close to 14,000lbs in donations showcased our community's compassion. Together, let's surpass that milestone and make this year's drive an even greater success. Your generosity will make a meaningful difference in the spirit of giving during this holiday season."
- Patrick Brown, Mayor, City of Brampton

“The holidays are about giving back and spreading joy. Our annual Food and Toy Drive is the perfect way to do that. I challenge the residents of Brampton to surpass the almost 14,000lbs of donations made last year. Drop by one of the participating locations and donate a non-perishable food item, new unwrapped toy or gift card and help give someone in our community a holiday to remember.”
- Rowena Santos, Regional Councillor, Wards 1 & 5; Chair, Community Services, City of Brampton

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