Not Far From The Tree

Not Far From The Tree is Toronto’s fruit picking and sharing charity. Since 2008, we have picked and shared 171,778 pounds of fruit from backyards in Toronto, 1/3 of which is donated directly by cargo bike to local social service agencies. Year after year, fruit picked right from the branches of our neighbourhood trees feeds over 8,000 people at our 35 community partners, who otherwise wouldn’t have access to fresh fruit.

On #GivingTuesday, you can help us take that fruit one step further! Your support will allow us to extend our picking and preserving workshop series with our partner agencies into 2019. This year we put 850 pounds of fruit to use in 6 canning and preserving workshops with our friends at Regent Park Community Food Centre, making hundreds of jams, savoury preserves and pies.

Plus, on #GivingTuesday you will double your impact because every dollar you give up to $1,500 will be matched by our Steering Committee. Even small gifts can have a big impact!

Gifts of $100 and over will receive a free “Giving Trees” tote bag to show our gratitude for your generosity.

Thank you for helping us to #GiveMoreThanFruit this #GivingTuesday!

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