Sanctuary and Serenity

A poor excuse for a food allowance

Posted on: April 1, 2010


A poor excuse for a food allowance

The Stop delivers a shot to the gut with its Do The Math campaign

By Corey Mintz Columnist

This is the best carrot I will ever eat. What’s special about it is that I’m hungry and it’s the only vegetable available to me. I ate my other carrot yesterday.

It’s my third day of the Do the Math campaign, an initiative by The Stop Community Food Centre, asking participants to eat only what’s provided in one of its food hampers. The goal of the campaign, which began in August, is to highlight the inadequacy of provincial funding for the food portion of social assistance.

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