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#12DaysOfQuest: Day 9

From COVID-19, to inflation, to Climate Change impact and food supply disruption, this year is closing on a challenging note for folks and families who face food-insecurity.

Starting November 30th until December 11th, follow us at @QuestFoodExchange and be part of #12DaysofQuest as we move through 12 food groups we’re hoping to secure, month-to-month, across Quest grocery markets in 2022. Today’s feature food is:

BREAD

Over the recent years, this calorific, gluten-dense carbohydrate called bread has gained a bad reputation for having high amounts of sugar. Thus, it has been placed into the “bad food” category. However, at Quest, we understand the importance of including the correct type of bread in one’s daily diet. Bread provides energy in the form of carbohydrates and has other essential nutrients, such as fiber and calcium. That’s why bread is the following staple item we want to secure for 2022 in all of our five markets, as it is part of a well-balanced diet. 

The Quest Difference

Bread is a major staple in the daily lives of Quest clients. Thanks to our Food Partners, we can sell bread at $.80 a loaf, that’s almost $1 less than what you would find at traditional grocery markets. We keep our prices extra low because we know our client communities count every penny.

Help ensure Quest Clients have access to apples and other critical grocery items 12 months of the year. Donate to Quest today! And stay tuned for Day 10 of #12DaysofQuest for some crunchy talk.

4 Ways You Can Help Quest Support Client Communities in 2022

  1. Become a monthly donor and help ensure these items are on market shelves 12 months of the year. Monthly donations are directed within the organization to where they will make the most impact. Become a Quest monthly donor today.

  1. Make a One-Time Year-End donation to Quest and help ensure our client communities have regular market access to grocery staples like produce, protein, and dairy every single day. Donations of $10 or greater are eligible for a charitable tax receipt. Donate today.

  1. Did you know you can donate to Quest in honour or memory of a family member or friend? Simply click on the option “in memory of” or “in honour of” and an electronic card will be sent celebrating this gift which will be directed to where the organization and Quest client communities need it most. Create your gift.

  1. Give the Year-End Gift of Securities to Quest. Direct securities’ donations eliminate the capital gains tax, allowing you to donate more. You will quickly receive a charitable tax receipt for the market value on the date the security gift is received. More impact and greater benefit means more people have access to healthy and affordable food. Give the gift of a securities’ donation today

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