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By Noor Javed

By the time breakfast was served, Firaaz Azeez was convinced.

Azeez, a manager at the Muslim Welfare Centre, a local charity based in Scarborough, was on a tour of city schools to see the student nutrition program, run by the Toronto Foundation for Student Success, at work.

“I was amazed by what I saw,” said Azeez. He was tasked with deciding if his charity should increase funding to the local breakfast programs. “Beyond the food that is nourishing all these kids, there are student volunteers who prepare and cook the meals,” he said. [Read more…]