Healthy Living

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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Why Partnerships Matter

“Crisis are terrible, nobody wishes this on anybody, but…humans have this amazing ability to rise up and care for one another in crisis and we have seen that in huge, huge spades” ~ Jaya James   Jaya James, our Executive Director, sat down with Rogers TV, Channel 20 and shared an update on how the […]

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HOPE House Angels: February Volunteers of the Month

Formerly under the auspices of Community Living, the now newly named HOPE House Angels have loved heading up the Wednesday Community Breakfast for almost 3 years, teaching local Guelph company’s, politicians, university & high school groups, and service clubs how to cook, serve and clean-up eggs, pancakes, sausage, toast and beverages. With steadfastness and lots […]

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Collaboration is key to excellent service provision. 

There are so many exciting collaborations happening at HOPE House, created to benefit community members!   We think you’ll be amazed at the variety and quality of services being provided to us by Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health and by volunteers like John and Bonnie. Please join us in celebrating their gifts and talents.   Meet Jackie, […]

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Human Rights Day: Advocating for Opportunities for All

When our Social Worker and Social Intake Worker register a new community member, they always let the person know that we at HOPE House believe everyone comes into the world with a gift to contribute, and that our community is stronger, brighter and better with their gifts in it. They always ask,   “What brings […]

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September Volunteer of the Month – Allan Kaastra

  An Interview with Allan Kaastra, Lead Farmer – Harvest of HOPE   1.What brought you to HOPE House?   My wife Shiona and I had volunteered for a number of years downtown Guelph prior to HOPE House initiating. When the doors first opened at HOPE House, we felt it was good opportunity for us […]

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Harvest of HOPE Story – Bayer Group

Food security is a basic human right. Guelph has the means to ensure that everyone has access to healthy food for their families; however, people in our community are having to choose between feeding their family healthy food or more cost-effective food that does not necessarily provide the nutritional benefits that are needed in order […]

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