Peel/Halton Lawyers Feed the Hungry


The Peel and Halton Region Lawyers Feed the Hungry program (PHLFTH), was launched in January 2018 and will focus on granting funds to agencies involved in hunger relief. The lead volunteers intend to organize fundraising activities such as a wine and cheese gathering and a bowling tournament to raise funds and awareness surrounding the need for the PHLFTH program along with building a potential volunteer base for future initiatives. 

Poverty has become an increasingly pervasive problem in Peel and Halton regions with some estimates indicating that as many as 1 in 5 children in Mississauga and Brampton live below the poverty line.  Poverty rates in Halton also continue to increase year over year. Indeed the largely well-kept subdivisions and condominiums of Halton and Peel often hide the fact that many people are struggling to keep up with the ever-increasing cost of living.  Many are forced to choose between paying for their housing or their food.  With dozens of food relief agencies in the region dedicated to helping those in need, the PHLFTH committee would like to bring the lawyers of Peel and Halton together to make a difference in their community and help fight hunger by raising funds for deserving agencies! back to top


To find out more about how you can volunteer or support this worthwhile cause contact Graham Walsh at or by phone 905-334-0370.Canned Food

Volunteer Committee Members:

  • Graham Walsh (Founder), City of Mississauga Legal Services
  • Ruben Goulart, Bernardi Human Resource Law LLP
  • Diane Soos, City of Brampton Legal Services
  • Angely Pacis, CIC Lawyers LLP
  • Nicholas Bader,  Campbell Bader LLP
  • Robert Fernandes, Kania Buttigieg Professional Corporation
  • Andra Maxwell, City of Mississauga Legal Services
  • Lia Magi, City of Mississauga Legal Services
  • Kaleigh Dryla, O'Connor MacLeod Hanna LLP
  • Steve Dickson, Region of Peel Legal Services
  • Lisa Shields, City of Burlington Legal Services
  • Leanne Fioravanti, City of Burlington Legal Services
  • Sandy Singh, Marks & Clerk Law LLP
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The George and Helen Vari Foundation.

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Upcoming Events

Wine and Cheese Event!

 Join us for a Wine and Cheese Fundraising event, hosted by the Peel/Halton Lawyers Feed the Hungry committee.

Date:               October 4, 2018

Time:              6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

Location:        Living Arts Centre

                        4141 Living Arts Drive

                        Mississauga, Ontario

                        M5V 2A2


Ticket Price:     $25 per person - includes appetizers and wine, with a cash bar.

Purchase tickets online

Proceeds from the event will assist Peel/Halton Lawyers Feed the Hungry in achieving its mandate of providing meals to those in need. Plan to assist this worthy cause by participating in our evening, or by being a contributor in support of the event.

Help us achieve our fundraising goal of $5,000!

Contribute online

If you are not able to attend, consider supporting the event by making a donation. All contributors of $500 or more will be acknowledged at the event and on the Law Society Foundation's website post event.


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