Events and Recognition


We are thrilled to be celebrating our 10 year anniversary as the charitable beneficiary of the California Wine Fair. This is the largest tasting tour of California wines in Canada, where over 1,000 guests (including individuals from the liquor/wine trade and hospitality industry) can sample more than 450 premium wines from 150 of California’s top producers. The event takes place on Monday, April 6, 2020 at Beanfield Centre (Exhibition Place)at 7:00 pm. For more information, please click here.


Toronto Taste presented by The Daniels Corporation, is the city’s premier culinary fundraiser in support of Second Harvest. For the past 30 years Second Harvest has been serving up this legendary event to the Toronto community, giving food-lovers the opportunity to give back in the most delicious way. This year’s event takes place on Sunday, June 14, 2020 at the newly renovated Evergreen Brick Works. Toronto Taste features 50 of Toronto’s top chefs along with refreshment from 15 amazing beverage purveyors offering a large selection of drinks. These culinary and beverage experts generously donate their time, creativity and delicacies for 1,600 wine and food lovers to enjoy. For more information, click here.


Age                                                                         Household Income
19-25 – 2%          46-55 – 30%                                  Less than $100,000 – 17%             $500,000+ 10%
26-35 –23%         56-65 – 14%                                  $100,000 – $249,000 – 46%        $1,000,000+ – 3%
36-45 – 25%        66+ – 6%                                      $250,000 – $500,000 – 24%


Second Harvest would be pleased to recognize your company’s donation through the following channels:

  • Social media platforms, where select auction items are promoted on Second Harvest’s TwitterInstagram Facebook feeds (distribution: 12.1k Twitter followers, 4.8k Instagram followers, 6k Facebook followers)
  • Auction item and description listed on bid sheet, with your company name presented along with the description of your donation
  • High-profile items are featured on the Toronto Taste website at
  • Acknowledgement letter with recognition of value of donation