As a community we at the Royal City Mission, Drop In Centre, Hope House, Wyndham House and the
Guelph Community Health Centre are combining resource efforts to meet the needs of vulnerable
community members during our COVID-19 response.
Meet Sue: June’s Volunteer of the Month What brought you to HOPE House? I was doing taxes last year at the Drop In Centre as part of the CRA Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) with Tina Brophie. She asked me to take part in the Point-in-Time Count and I chose HOPE House […]Continue Reading
Imagine a family—a family struggling in poverty—who have to sacrifice any kind of celebration so that they can make sure their most basic needs are met. They don’t have presents under their tree—if they have a tree at all— no turkey dinner waiting for them to be shared together. All these families have is a […]Continue Reading
From HOPE House’s very inception in 2012, Gord Barr has been a friend of HOPE House, actively serving as the Chair on the Board of Directors. In this role, Gord passionately pursues fundraising opportunities and advocates for HOPE House by spreading the word to the community. He believes that HOPE House has provided a vehicle […]Continue Reading
This has been a very hot summer, with lots of heat warnings and not a lot of rain. But even through the heat, the plants at the HOPE House Garden are thriving. In the spring, volunteers cleared out an area of land behind Lakeside Church and planted almost fifty rows of vegetables, zucchini, green […]Continue Reading
This week marked #foodrevolution day, and to celebrate our belief in the power of good food we hosted a series of events to honour a new way of thinking about food security. Kicked-off with our community breakfast we then followed that up by hosting two workshops with high school students from local schools. The workshops focused […]Continue Reading