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Toronto - free fridge food for people in need

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  • Jul 27th, 2020 10:33 am
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Deal Addict
Apr 26, 2013
3497 posts
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Toronto
Seems unhygienic.
Deal Addict
May 2, 2013
1959 posts
3935 upvotes
Bloor-Yonge
it's a good idea. i hope people don't take the fridges home
Deal Addict
Jan 26, 2017
1222 posts
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oicthat2013 wrote: it's a good idea. i hope people don't take the fridges home
Yes great idea.
Went by and I saw a homeless druggie person politely take a few items he needed and put in his backpack.
Don’t worry...he wasn’t hoarding in fact I saw him go back into his backpack and used the same hands to put back some of the loose green beans back into the fridge for others to use/eat.
Saw at least 8 different hand open and close the door reaching in for free food...FYI NONE of the food is packaged.
Deal Fanatic
Oct 7, 2007
8861 posts
4711 upvotes
I think this is a noble cause but could it not be paired with some kind of sustainable, community farming initiative that is more long-lasting? Teach a man to fish type of thing. I am sure the climate in Toronto would allow all kinds of fresh produce to be grown and anyone who has grown stuff knows that a little effort can go a long way. It can also give these people a boost to their self-esteem by creating something with their own efforts and perhaps helping others in need at the same time.

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