News & Media Kit

February 7, 2011
The Food for Life Canada Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Gibbons as our Operations Coordinator.
Click here for details.
November 1, 2010
Local Oakville Tim Hortons Restaurants Launch November Food Drive
Click here to read the press release.
September 25, 2010
Final Report on ReFresh Foods Program Review Submitted to Food for Life Board
Click here to read the review.
April 22, 2010
In the Burlington Post: ReFresh Foods growing to meet the need
After about a year in business, ReFresh Foods is celebrating a major milestone.[...]
Click here to read the article.
Thursday April 15, 2010
Grand opening of new food distribution warehouse.
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
2258 Mountainside Drive – Burlington
Parking available in the church parking lot across the street.
Please join ReFresh Foods, Food for Life and the Halton Fresh Food Box to celebrate the grand opening of our new food distribution warehouse.
Click here to find out more.
Tuesday June 1, 2010
Food for Life is launching a new initiative: Lunch Money Tuesday.
To honour National Hunger Awareness Day, Food for Life will be running various programs. The concept is to ask people to donate their "lunch money" to Food for Life.
Click here to know more.
May 21, 2009
Green Fleet Expo - Royal Botanical Gardens
The ReFresh Hybrid truck was on display at the Green Fleet Expo.
Click here to watch the video.
May, 2009
Farm Share Canada support
Farm Share Canada is a proud supporter of ReFresh and Food for Life, helping implement nutritional programs in our area.
Click here to know more.
Overview and Mission
Please view our powerpoint presentation for an overview of ReFresh Foods and our mission to reduce hunger by providing member agencies with fresh food logistics and distribution.
Download the presentation (PPS).
Media Kit Download
Please read and follow the usage guidelines carefully, and contact us if you have any questions.
Download our logo kit here (ZIP - 14.1MB).
Past News:
Wednesday April 8, 2009
You are invited to the Halton Food Forum on Wednesday, April 8.
Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Lunch to follow)
Address: Country Heritage Park – Gambrel Barn 8560 Tremaine Road, Milton
Click here to know more
March 11, 2009
In the Burlington Post: ReFresh helping to meet the growing demand on food banks
Halton's food distribution program, ReFresh, is helping food banks in the area cope with the alarming increase in clients. Marcus Logan, ReFresh Food's program director, says despite the economic downturn, local companies are still eager to contribute.[...]
Click here to read the article.
March 9, 2009
They talk about us...
The Hybrid Experience Report is a program of the Fraser Basin Council, an independent non-profit organization headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia. On their website, they talk about ReFresh Foods Hybrib Truck.
Click here to read the article.
February 1, 2009
They talk about us...
Healthy Weights, Halton Takes Action initiative talks about ReFresh Foods in their first issue of their newsletter (on page 4).
Download the issue of Healthy Weights, Halton Takes Action (PDF).
December 9, 2008
ReFresh Foods, led by Food for Life Canada and mobilized by partners from the Halton Region Collaboration Project on Food Security, launched its program on December 9th, 2008.
For more info, download:
The press release (PDF)
The Sprott Foundation's speech (PDF)
The Kenworth press release (PDF)
The article in the Burlington Post (PDF)
December 1, 2008
The Hybrid Truck
Download the brochure about the hybrid Truck (PDF).
October 1, 2007
FOOD FOR ALL: A blueprint for regional collaboration in Halton to acquire and distribute more, fresher food to Halton's hungry
Download the final report of the Collaborative Project on Food Security (PDF).