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Ontario chicken farmers support CBC's Sounds of the Season through CFO Cares program donations

TORONTO, ON - December 2, 2016 - Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO) was a proud participant in the CBC's Sounds of the Season holiday food drive event for the second year in a row. 

Pictured: Gill Deacon, CBC's host of Here and Now (left) announces a major donation while live on the air which was made on behalf of chicken farmers across the province in support of hunger relief this holiday season. Henry Zantingh, CFO Chair (right) presented the donation to Gail Nyberg, Executive Director of the Daily Bread Food Bank (centre). 

This year, the CFO Cares Food Bank Donation Program uniquely supported the Sounds of the Season event with a monetary contribution for the Ontario Association of Food Banks and the Daily Bread Food Bank, Toronto's largest food bank hub which services almost 200 food programs across the city.

In addition, the CFO Cares Food Bank Donation Program ramped up fresh chicken donations which were distributed to food banks across the province throughout the week. 

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