Author Archive: Kimberly Lyons

Dr. Dignity – HOPE House Advice

Hi Dr. Dignity,   I like your advice. I have a question. I saw that you talked about how to get help with food if someone was having a hard time buying it. That was helpful information to have so thank you. Do you have any advice on how to eat healthy with a small […]

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Meet Jenn – Running towards her goals

When COVID-19 hit, many of us saw a struggle to adapt to the new way of life. The new way of life being that we were limited to our social interactions and limited how we could access the resources that were so imperative to some of our day-to-day lives.   Recently, I had the opportunity […]

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Meet Marla – A Friend of HOPE House

Every so often, you come across a soul who seeks to find ways to make a difference – and does these things because they feel it is right. Recently, I had the opportunity to talk to one of those souls. Marla is a long-term volunteer at HOPE House, where prior to COVID-19, she was working […]

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Dr. Dignity – HOPE House Advice

Hey Doc Dignity!   I’m an international student at the U of G and I’m done my degree this August and heading back home. It’s going to cost a fortune to fly all my stuff home, so I’m looking to donate as much of it as possible. What kind of stuff can I donate to […]

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Meet Mahek – A Donor Appreciation Story

Today’s youth are the future of our country – this is why when one person see’s a need for change, it is so imperative to embrace and encourage that thirst for change.   One individual who has that thirst, is Mahek – an upcoming grade 12 student at Centennial C.V.I here in Guelph. What started […]

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Dr. Dignity – HOPE House Advice

Dear Dr. Dignity,   There’s so much going on in the world right now regarding social justice for marginalized folks. What is HOPE House doing to help fight the good fight in Guelph?    Sincerely, Emile Hi Emile,   This question has come up a lot lately, which makes sense – Guelph just had an […]

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Dr. Dignity – HOPE House Advice

Dear Dr. Dignity,   I would like to access the emergency food resources at HOPE House, but I don’t even know where to start. Do I need to make an appointment? Do I need to bring any documents? I have a job, but it’s only part-time, do I still qualify? Help please!   Sincerely, Parker […]

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Stacy: April Volunteer of the Month

Stacy is the hands and feet of volunteer management at HOPE House. As a volunteer she has stepped up in a tremendous way to help our Immediate Relief Manager, who is immuno-compromised and can’t physically be at HOPE House during the COVID-19 outbreak. Stacy is learning and has learned the subtleties and nuances of how to […]

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