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Edu-Kitchen presents: A Gathering of Recipes Cookbook

HOPE House’s Edu-Kitchen program provides adult clients with the practical and physical skills to make nutritious meals. We use experiential learning to teach cooking skills in our community kitchen while providing clients with the knowledge of a healthy and affordable recipe. This approach allows our clients to eat healthier, take greater control over their personal […]

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Royal City Lip Sync Battle

                  The Royal City Lip Sync Battle is this fall on October 17th  at Lakeside Church (Conservation Rd). Auditions are being held on August 14th at Lakeside Church Warehouse (Conservation Rd) from 4-9pm. It is open to ALL AGES now and you MUST sign up online! All […]

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Mapping Communities

Last week we had the honour of hosting over 20 children, aged 7-11, from the Go Program Kids Camp here at HOPE House. We took the kids on a tour of HOPE House to show them what we do, we made muffins in record time and then did some activities based on the struggles our […]

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Summer at HOPE House

Summer for most means sunshine, spending time with family and relaxing. However, that isn’t always the case for those living in poverty. Summer can be incredibly stressful to those who cannot afford childcare, entertainment, or even having to choose between food and hygiene items. As need for services go up in our community, resources tend to […]

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HOPE in the Street 50/50 Raffle Ticket

HOPE in the Street was a great success. The rain did not rain on our parade! It started a little slow but as the drizzling rain stopped, crowds of people came out to check out our incredible line-up of food, artisan and drink vendors. We could not have done it without them! HOPE House strives […]

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A little taste of Bite Guelph

Sam Zajdlik jumped right into Bite Guelph a little over a year ago. Bite Guelph has high standards and believes in the power of great local food—values that Sam truly believes in. Located in the Jesuit Centre, just outside of Guelph, Zajdlik stated that it is the perfect location for his catering venture to be in […]

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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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Edu-Kitchen Profile: Making a Ragout

Check out what our newest staff member, Victoria Kinlin-Hynes, has to say about her Edu-Kitchen experience from last week. Hi everyone, my name is Victoria, and I am HOPE House’s newest staff member. A little bit about me; I love coffee, chocolate, dogs and salsa dancing. Being new to HOPE House, I really wanted to […]

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Moment of the Month: Origami Owls

Have you ever had one of those moments where something exceeded your expectations in such a way that you are pretty much left speechless? We have them here pretty often actually and one such moment stands out in our minds as a defining “moment” in April. We had been contacted by a group called the […]

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Moment of the Month: Keeping Warm

In a winter that saw record breaking cold, people were working extra hard to stay warm. Most of us longed to find a warm place to wrap up with a blanket. For 2 of volunteers, Richard and Tess, that was made much easier after they received a beautiful gift from one our clients at one […]

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