Social Assistance

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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The Reality of the Christmas Season

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 […]

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Getting to know our Board: Gord Barr

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 […]

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This summer at Harvest of HOPE

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 […]

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High school students visit HOPE House

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 […]

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