Being a good neighbour starts with you. You have the power to change lives. See how your donation makes a difference in your community. Many of our citizens don’t have access to the same opportunities as others. Life is easier when you are part of a network of friends and family, a neighbourhood. Let’s ensure we live in a place where everyone has access to housing, a warm meal, a job, an education, and a safety net to call upon in times of need.

Tell us what kind of impact you want to make in your community?

  • Child(ren) with learning challenges and their care provider(s) is/are provided 3 consultation sessions to receive support, educational resources and counselling.
  • Youth(s) is/are able to participate in a stress-buster workshop aimed at helping teens cope with daily stress and anxiety to support their mental wellness.
  • Child(ren) is/are provided with a year of mentoring to develop new skills in problem solving and goal setting becoming more resilient and engaged in their school and community.
  • Youth(s) is/are provided a monthly bus pass to be able to travel to potential employment and/or school.
  • Youth(s) who have a sibling with a disability is/are able to participate in a teen support group and therapeutic recreational program.
  • Community volunteer(s) is/are provided training to safely mentor children and learn about child development, diversity and the impacts of adversity in families.
  • Youth(s) is/are able to participate in a gender-based violence prevention program.
  • Child(ren) victim(s) of sexual assault is/are able to access coordinated medical care, counselling, and police and justice services
  • Child(ren) is/are able to participate with their family in an 8-week group program for parents and children going through a family break-up.
  • At risk youth(s) who has/have secured housing is/are provided with start-up household and kitchen staples.
  • Child(ren) and youth(s) is/are provided with safety training to support their knowledge and understanding of healthy boundaries and relationships, and who to turn to if they feel unsafe or unsure.
  • Isolated single mother(s) and child(ren) are matched with caring, experienced mentor(s) for one year of mentoring, friendship, parenting support and community-building.
  • Vulnerable adult(s) is/are able to access a legal advocate to receive information, referrals, advice, or representation for employment standards and lost wages disputes.
  • Vulnerable adult(s) is/are able to obtain personal identification needed for ongoing employment.
  • Indigenous female(s) impacted by violence, abuse and inter-generational trauma is/are able to participate in a one-month bridging program to reclaim their life and build financial security and sustain employment.
  • Hard to employ adult(s) is/are able to participate in an 8-week employment skills training program that supports their mental wellness and the development of employment skills.
  • Adult(s) who are vulnerable to housing instability is/are able to complete a 12-hour training course to build their renter knowledge, skills and confidence.
  • Low-income family/families is/are able to receive 4 hours of one-on-one coaching to support with budgeting and financial goals as part of their financial literacy development.
  • Homeless adult(s) is/are provided a hot, nutritious meal and a sense of community.
  • Homeless youth(s) is/are provided with a sleeping mat.
  • Youth(s) is/are provided with supplies to prepare and maintain a section of a community garden for youth food security.
  • Homeless adult(s) is/are housed for one year and provided additional supplements.
  • Vulnerable senior(s) is/are able to receive a refurbished hearing aid with 3 years worth of batteries and custom ear molds.
  • Peer outreach worker(s) is/are able to work with 75 clients a month to support them through their mental health and addictions issues.
  • Young mom(s) impacted by violence is/are able to receive 4 hours of crisis intervention and safety planning.
  • At risk young female(s) is/are provided with sexual health support and supplies to assist in preventing unplanned pregnancies.
  • Youth(s) is/are provided in-school suicide education and awareness training.
  • Youth(s) is/are provided 8 weeks of loss support taught by a qualified clinical counsellor to teach skills of healing and resiliency.
  • Family/families receive 10 sessions of professional child counselling services for challenges and transitions including divorce, bereavement, adoption and blended households.
  • Isolated senior(s) is/are provided with a companion visit by a community volunteer to socialize and receive supports like trips to medical appointments or delivery of food hampers.
  • Vulnerable female(s) is/are provided with a day of court support to testify against their abuser.
  • Indigenous female(s) is/are provided with a year of one-on-one mentoring to help develop life skills and planning, as well as participate in cultural activities.
  • Child(ren) with a disability is/are provided with a week of camp or respite care during the summer break.
  • Newcomer(s) is/are able to participate in a session of “We Speak Translate” utilizing the Google Translate app for refugee resettlement and newcomer inclusion in communities.
  • Senior(s) is/are provided with a month of community Sunday dinners to socialize and access nutritious food.
  • Young parent(s) is/are able to participate in a year-long support group to aid them in obtaining needed services, offering peer support and building strong family networks.
  • Vulnerable Indigenous adult(s) is/are provided with a day retreat to spiritually and emotionally reconnect with nature, their peers, and themselves.
  • Homeless adult(s) is/are provided a hot, nutritious meal and a sense of community.
  • Child(ren) victim(s) of sexual assault is/are able to access coordinated medical care, counselling, and police and justice services
  • Young mom(s) impacted by violence is/are able to receive 4 hours of crisis intervention and safety planning.
  • Senior(s) is/are provided with a month of community Sunday dinners to socialize and access nutritious food.
  • Newcomer(s) is/are able to participate in a session of “We Speak Translate” utilizing the Google Translate app for refugee resettlement and newcomer inclusion in communities.
  • Peer outreach worker(s) is/are able to work with 75 clients a month to support them through their mental health and addictions issues.
  • Youth(s) is/are provided in-school suicide education and awareness training.
  • Indigenous female(s) impacted by violence, abuse and inter-generational trauma is/are able to participate in a one month bridging program to reclaim their life, build financial security and sustain employment.
  • Isolated senior(s) is/are provided with a companion visit by a community volunteer to socialize and receive supports like trips to medical appointments or delivery of food hampers.