Toronto's Hare Krishna Temple

Toronto's Hare Krishna Centre (ISKCON Toronto), has always been the hub of a rich, vibrant and enthusiastic community. Whether it be grand festivals, programs at local universities and yoga studios, philosophical discussions, cooking sessions, or singing and dancing on the streets, there are events taking place for everyone's interest.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Food for Life Efforts in Haiti

4:09:00 PM By Madhavi , No comments

With the tragic events in Haiti caused due to the massive earthquake, we learned that Hare Krishna Devotees have begun relief efforts through the International Food for Life program. The Food for Life project, started in 1974, has now expanded to over 60 countries and over 1,500,000 hot vegan meals are distributed daily.

Check out an excerpt from their website on their efforts in Haiti!

January 21, 2010 --The first wave of International Food for Life Global volunteers are set to arrive in Santo Domingo today to join the local FFL staff in finalizing set up for our vegan food relief base camp. More volunteers from the UK, USA, Brazil, Mexico and Canada are set to arrive soon after. The first order of business is to establish working relationships with other relief agencies and the military to create the most secure and efficient service possible. (Read Full Story)