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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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Dr. Dignity – HOPE House Advice

Dear Dr. Dignity,   I’m doing my spring cleaning and I have a box of used clothing that my family has outgrown. I’m really struggling with figuring out what clothes are “good enough” for donation. I really hate waste and I don’t want to throw out anything that might be able to be reused. Please […]

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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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Shari: January Volunteer of the Month

Shari is consistent and always available. She will fill in in a pinch; neither rain, sleet, snow or adversity will keep her away from her responsibilities.   Shari loves and is exceptional in her work with students and groups. She’s got a quirky sense of humour – word play is huge, she’s very punny and always bringing […]

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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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