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The StreetLevel Gathering is Oct. 16-17: you are invited to attend

StreetLevel will foster collaboration among those people and organizations addressing poverty, and working to build healthy communities. Our participants are motivated by the good news of justice for all announced by Jesus. Through networking, collaboration, information sharing and celebrating, the StreetLevel Gathering is for you! Friday, October 16 & Saturday, October 17, hosted by The

Back to School Supplies Spells Success

The start of the school year is a varying experience for students. Some are excited. Some are terrified. Others are less than thrilled – regular kid stuff. Along with whatever emotions surface come new supplies to get a good start. At least for most. Extra expenses can be a challenge for families in transition. For the families and children engaged

Thank you Freedom 55 Financial Match

We are grateful to all of the walk teams that participate in our annual Coldest Night of the Year winter walk, including the Freedom 55 Financial team co-captained by Paul Gowan. The members of this team raised pledges that were then matched, dollar for dollar, by Freedom 55. We are grateful for this Matching Gift that provides

Thank you Back to School Campaign Contributors

OUR FAMILY SHELTER, Rotholme Women’s & Family Shelter assists families of all shapes and sizes by providing emergency shelter, support and housing assistance in a caring and safe environment. Every August we hold a “Back to School Campaign” for supplies needed by school age children who stay at Rotholme not just in September, but all

Thank you Westminster College Foundation

THERE ARE MAGAZINES and TV shows dedicated to renovations, showing beautiful “after” photos and delighted looks on people’s faces upon completion of projects. A popular project is the bathroom/washroom. Although some are elaborate, they don’t have to be. It’s a basic human need after all. At the Men’s Mission & Rehabilitation Centre, the east wing

Thank you Scan Away Hunger Participating Stores 2013

Thank you to all of our  Scan Away Hunger Campaign participating stores including Valumart Wortley Village! Thanks to everyone who dug deep into their pockets and donated $3.11 (the cost of one meal in shelter) to their grocery bill.  Each donation provided a nutritional meal to someone in need. Thank you Valumart Wortley Village. See you next year!

Cargill Christmas Donation Cheque

It’s pretty common for groups of people to pool resources to give back to the community in some way during the Christmas season. No exception to this are the employees who work at Cargill Canada on Cuddy Boulevard southwest of the London International Airport. We were invited to one of the sittings at their annual staff Christmas lunch for some 900 staff members.

Beating the Odds

Six years ago, Camille was enjoying what promised to be an amazing life.  Five months pregnant and reunited with her first love, all was as it should be.  At that blessed time, she had no idea that things were about to change forever.  “He was the love of my life,” says Camille.  “When he came

City Centre Storage Holds Its Own ‘Storage Wars’ for MSL

It seems everybody is familiar with the television entity that is Storage Wars.  This reality show follows professional bidders trying to get their hands on storage lockers that have been abandoned, repossessed, or forgotten.  Sometimes, the lockers hold old, forgotten junk but other times they hold some hidden treasures. Not long ago, OLN network announced