Rima Rabba, leader of the Rabba Roots Community Giving Program and Stephen Carroll, customer business development manager at Maple Leaf Foods deliver hams to The Mississauga Food Bank in time for Easter weekend. Photography courtesy Rabba Fine Foods
Who: Rabba Fine Foods
What: The grocer has teamed up with Maple Leaf Foods as part of its Rabba Roots Community Giving program to donate 250 pounds of Maple Leaf Easter hams to The Mississauga Food Bank.
“Each year, we do our very best to support The Mississauga Food Bank in its important work in our communities,” said Rima Rabba, leader of the Rabba Roots Community Giving Program, in a statement. “It’s an honour to work with partners like Maple Leaf Foods who share our commitment to fighting food insecurity and supporting the work of our local food banks.”
The Mississauga Food Bank will distribute the food through its 50-plus network agencies across the city and through its “FoodBank2Home” delivery program to homebound neighbours.
“Maple Leaf Foods has a long history of working to combat food insecurity across Canada,” said Stephen Carroll, customer business development manager at Maple Leaf Foods, in a statement. “It’s our mission to support the communities in which we serve and we are very proud to support The Mississauga Food Bank with this donation.”
The Rabba Roots Community Giving program’s partners include Good Shepherd Ministries, the Grocery Foundation (Toonies for Tummies program) and Trillium Health Partners Foundation, as well as The Mississauga Food Bank.