Meet some of the friendly folks at the Food Hampers Program. They may not take themselves too seriously, but they treat hunger very seriously...
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There are many reasons why some people in our affluent community need emergency food assistance. Some of these include:
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Reflections on Becoming (slightly) More Aware of Aboriginal Culture and Traditions
Today, I am pleased to share with you a blog post from Ron, our Residential Services Program Director. Recently through two opportunities I have become more deeply aware of aboriginal people and culture that we rub shoulders with in our region. On August 28, 2014 I attended an Aboriginal Homelessness Prevention Day event sponsored by […] » more
Volunteer Profile: Jane!
For five and half—if not more!—hours every Friday, Jane helps to anchor our Friday volunteer crew. She seems generally to come with Luke, another Friday stalwart. Like others who have been profiled here, she possesses a kind and generous spirit, a willingness to truly engage with those around her and pitch in wherever needed. But […] » more
“I Have Always Found a Friend in Music”
Today we have a post by Martin and Ashley W from the Men’s Hostel sharing details of a recent event organized by staff and residents “One of the marvellous things about community is that it enables us to welcome and help people in a way we couldn’t as individuals. When we pool our strength and share the work and responsibility we can […] » more
Volunteers Profiled: The Band of Johns
Many Canadians wake up early each Thursday to get ready for work. Such are my Thursdays this summer, but not everyone shares my schedule, not exactly anyway. I was fortunate to meet three wonderfully “atypical” individuals one Thursday at the Sunnydale Community Centre. Their names are John Thiessen, John Paterson and John Wilken, or, as […] » more
Fall is in the air and our summer students have by now started their classes and gotten settled into their new routines. Today I would like to share a retrospective post that Jessica drafted about her time here at the House of Friendship Emergency Food Hamper Program. What were your first impressions and expectations? One […] » more