Hot on the heels of granting some Sandwishes for our Readers, we are thrilled to remind you once again that tomorrow is #NationalSandwichDay! To celebrate the day, our friends at SUBWAY® Canada are not only doing good for our Willionaires, but also Canadian families at risk!
Tomorrow, Thursday, November 3, 2016, SUBWAY® Canada will be donating the equivalent of one meal for every purchase of a drink and sandwich!
This means more than 303,000 meals will be donated across the country to Food Banks Canada, who helps over 1.7 million Canadians with their network of 550 food banks and 3,000 affiliated programs.
We had the absolute pleasure of visiting the North York Harvest Food Bank today participating in a food sort. The process ensure that the Food Bank stays organized and more importantly that those who receive your donations are getting food, a portion of which is fresh, just like those delicious, nourishing sandwiches we eat at SUBWAY®.
Working together with SUBWAY® Canada employees across the GTA volunteering for the morning, together we sorted and packed donations grouped into several food categories.
In a guided tour from Michelle Vinokurov, Director of Development and Marketing for the North York Harvest, we learned that recipients are permitted to make only two visits per month to the Food Bank, meaning that families must carefully ration their supplies with much caution. Their philosophy very much places first and foremost the dignity of recipients giving them choice in selections based on their own tastes and dietary restrictions. Pet food even is accepted, which may come as a surprise to some.
See some Snaps from the day:
Michelle Vinokurov, Director of Development and Marketing for the North York Harvest Food Bank
North York Harvest Food Bank‘s Kadian
Hard at work!
A morning’s haul
Watch our Snapchat Story:
In addition to doing good with a drink and sandwich purchase National Sandwich Day, you too can join the conversation. Use the hashtag #NationalSandwichDay in your posts and if you are on Snapchat there will be a festive filter made specially for the day!
We want to see your #SubwaySandwish granted! We are giving away a $100 SUBWAY® Canada Gift Card. Click “like” on this Post at MR. WILL ON FACEBOOK and tell us your Sandwish! Canadian Readers only, please.
For an extra chance, Tweet the below:
http://www.mrwillwong.com/nationalsandwichday16 @MRWILLW wants us to #win a $100 @SUBWAYCanada Gift Card on #NationalSandwichDay!
You also may “like” this Post at MR. WILL ON INSTAGRAM!
Don’t forget to follow @SUBWAYCanada on Twitter.
FOOD BANKS CANADA can be followed on Twitter here.
NORTH YORK HARVEST FOOD BANK can be followed here.
(Photo/video credit: Mr. Will Wong/SUBWAY® Canada)
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