Borrowed Believing

Transformation – A blind woman; today Bree has the ability to volunteer, has built up her self-esteem and spends days bringing joy to others thanks to your support for the Community Capacity Builder position! Thanks for helping make a beautiful journey possible!   “ I believe in people hard enough that they can borrow it Read more…

Just a Warm Sleep – all Wrapped UP!

You made it right! It was frigid and wet. You opened Just a Warm Sleep and people came in from outside.  I could feel, not just hear, their relieved sighs. Outside it was glacial, the kind of cold that makes metal frost up and stick to people’s hands. Those nights – people needed you and Read more…

THANK YOU

You’re so GENEROUS Winnipeg! Its overwhelming and amazing! You’re awesome!!! Below You’ll see one of our regular sleepers – he works full time but because of debt can’t get back into an apartment after his last one evicted him to turn into condos. He’s wrapped up warm – with a cozy place to sleep the Read more…

You Open Doors! You let people have Just A Warm Sleep!

      Just a Warm Sleep is offering Winnipeg’s underloved a place to rest, to lay their head in the warmth and safety of Augustine United Church in the heart of Osborne Village. As an emergency response we’ve kept our costs low, only $250 a night for 15 people to get a warm safe restful Read more…

Just A Warm Sleep

Provide others with Just a Warm Sleep – Volunteer   Many in our city are struggling with basic necessities, at 1JustCity we seek to provide folks with supports from socks, to meals, to advocacy and a lot of hugs! You could say that we serve lots of love with a side of food and programming. Read more…

St. Matthews Maryland Low-Cost Christmas Gift Store

From Josh at St Matthews! The annual Low-Cost Christmas Gift Store at St. Matthews Maryland is a chance for caregivers to get great gifts for their children in a dignified way. Caregivers are given the opportunity to choose gifts for their children and to have them wrapped by our team of volunteer gift wrappers. Likewise, Read more…

ESCAPE POVERTY CHALLENGE

  The Escape Poverty Challenge was a huge success!!!! Thank you all! We raised $8,500, 8200 food items, 2900 care packages, 3000 pairs of socks and 50 mitts and scarves as well as a bunch of art supplies ! Thank you to all the sponsors who made it possible!   1JustCity’s Escape Poverty Challenge The Read more…

Meet Ron!

Everyday through our 1JustCity drop-ins, thanks to you, we connect with many individuals and some of them become all star volunteers like Ron! Ron’s volunteerism is a part of his recovery and sobriety. You’re helping him find purpose, You’re helping him build up his own community, And like he’ll say, we can’t do it without Read more…

Walk – A – Mile in my shoes!

Sign up a team today to take one of four different walks through the West Broadway neighbourhood! Jonnies Sticky Buns, Prizes and a great active learning experience in support of Winnipeg’s under-loved who are experiencing poverty. Learn more here Or watch last years video

Needed: Fund Development Committee Chair

West Broadway Community Services (WBCS) — a nonprofit community based service organization — is looking for a creative, caring and goal-oriented individual, who wants to make a difference in the lives of Winnipeggers living in poverty. This is a great opportunity to give back to the community in a positive, welcoming environment. When current volunteers are asked why they lend their time to WBCS, they Read more…

Connect with 1JustCity

1JustCity seeks to strengthen, unite and catalyse neighbours to work together to achieve social justice in our Winnipeg

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We work with amazing partners & support the work for 5 non-for-profits
rooted in the social justice tradition of the United Church of Canada.
Learn more about them here.

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