Tagged: “community”

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,   What’s up with your name?   Regards, Toni Dear Toni, Here at HOPE House, Dignity is one of our 3 core values, along with Compassion and Encouragement. We acknowledge the inherent Dignity and worth of every human being. But what does that mean?    When we say Dignity is inherent, we […]

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Guelph Humane Society: Giver of HOPE

The Guelph Humane Society is dedicated to protecting and caring for the many animals with whom we share our community and our lives, and to fostering the important bonds with animals that enrich us as individuals, families and communities. And we at the HOPE House couldn’t agree more. Our relationships with our beloved pets are […]

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Gabrielle: September Volunteer of the Month

Gabby is a model problem solver and is excellent at putting in place personal & professional boundaries. We are fortunate to have her on our volunteer team in the HOPE Stylin’ Clothing Market!   Gaby, what brought you to HOPE House?   I moved here and I’d never lived on my own. I had nothing. […]

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Overdose Awareness Day: Remembering Those We’ve Lost

The staff and community members at HOPE House support and love folks who are dependent on substances.   Today we attended Overdose Awareness Day, just a 20 second walk from our location in the heart of downtown Guelph. Overdose and addiction affects us all and the ripple effect is tremendous. The quality of speakers and […]

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IG Wealth Management: August Volunteers of the Month

We love the folks at IG Wealth Management! They show up again and again to volunteer at and/or sponsor our weekly Community Breakfast alongside Community Living Guelph Wellington (pictured above).  They’ve helped at multiple events and they’re all around supportive and enthusiastic! What brought you to HOPE House?   Marissa Teeter IG/SVP invited us to […]

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Come Together to Fight Hunger

The 2019 Give 30 campaign for Guelph which supports HOPE House runs now until August 31, 2019.   There are many ways to raise funds to give. For example, if you’re fasting for Ramadan, tally up your lunch and coffee money saved during the month and give that amount. Or, if you’re not fasting, brown […]

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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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Meet Jackie Keenan: Gift in Kind Coordinator

“What stands out is probably being brought up in a single parent household. Experiencing poverty impacted my life”.   So starts the story of Jackie, our Gift in Kind Coordinator and the newest member of our team here at HOPE House. Previously, Jackie was a Child and Youth Worker who worked in residential treatment with […]

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