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Acupuncture at HOPE House? You bet!

Meet Bonnie Adams – a registered acupuncturist in Guelph, and a cherished volunteer here at HOPE House.   Bonnie, what brought you to HOPE House?   Last summer, I was working at a booth at the Wednesday market in the square downtown. The clinic I work at was marketing our services and I was offering […]

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Ame: Resident artist & baby whisperer

Ame Papatsie is a resident artist here at HOPE House. Always a friendly face, Ame can often be found creating art with other community members and children or peacefully rocking babies in his arms while their parents shop or take a break to socialize. Baby whisperer is a term of endearment often associated with Ame.  […]

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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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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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A Swimmingly Great Group of Volunteers

Guelph Gryphon Swim Team: March Volunteers of the Month In the past year the Guelph Gryphon Swim Team have been deeply involved at HOPE House!   They organized a very large hygiene and food drive.   Every Monday swim team members volunteer in the Food Market to take community members shopping and support their dignity […]

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Scrapgoat: Giver of HOPE Profile

Ed Ross is the founder of Scrapgoat, a service that collects scrap metal and wine and beer bottles then donates all monies made to help people living in poverty and fund the work that HOPE House does.   It all started while Ed was working at HOPE House as the maintenance person. He shares that […]

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Martha: February Volunteer of the Month

Martha came to HOPE House just shy of three years ago as a Circles® Leader where she shares she has made many great connections. Circles® is a community based initiative that pairs Leaders (community members looking to lead their families out of poverty) with Allies (people of middle or upper income) in order to build intentional […]

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