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Just a Warm Sleep 2018

  Last year we asked you to make it right, and make an emergency warming shelter at Augustine United Church in Osborne Village possible AND YOU DID IT!!!!  One of the women who accessed Just A Warm Sleep (JaWS) last year had been homeless for a while but had never slept at a shelter. When Read more…

May 5th Spring Dinner – member charity Oak Table

Stories of the would be #underloved

Join us on a Journey to Valentine’s Day to understand better those who identified that if it weren’t for our member charities they would be underloved. Hear from them their stories and all that you make possible that is love in our city!   Sometimes our best friends are animals, Nadia and her elderly cats Read more…

The Sharing Circle- Re blog

“The outreach ministries welcomes individuals who need support and access to basic needs, healthcare, programming, and community. It was a cold and snowy day when I visited the Sharing Circle at St. Mathew’s Maryland Outreach Ministry. Minister Josh Ward welcomed me in and led me to an open space downstairs where it was festively decorated in Read more…

Loving the Underloved

Why loving the “underloved”? Underloved was our guests’ idea – they identified that they came in to feel a sense of family, to get hugs, to be listened to, and for our volunteers to know their names and be joyful at their arrival. That’s love! Love sometimes looks like socks, toiletries, food and especially advocacy. Read more…

Plarning math homework

Ecole Springfield Heights has made 13 balls of PLARN! And they’re even talking about PLARN in their math homework! “How many plastic bags do I need to make a ball of yarn if one ball has 600 bands of plastic 6cm wide and from every sac I can make 4 bands? *Show your work?” If Read more…

Do you Recognize me?

You may have heard a pipe burst in Augustine United Church so we were not at our usual location but instead had spent the day hauling all the mats over to Crossways in Common and setting up there.   It was during the lull between volunteer training ending and the first intake of Just a Read more…

THE PIPES HAVE BURST – CARRY ON WE MUST!

At 9:18 am today the phone call came that the pipes had burst at Augustine United Church – the heat was out, radiators everywhere were set to erupt, some already had.   Just a Warm Sleep would not be so warm.   By 9:56 am not 1 but 2 places had already offered to be Read more…

Plarn!

Who New ‘Plarn’ing was so much fun!    That was AMAZING!!! We’ll be making more mats on January 7th from 1-5pm at Augustine United Church 🙂 we’ll be 1 week into being open at Just a Warm Sleep by then so feel free to also bring your pledges in that day! All donations over $20 Read more…

Crochet of Caring

This Sunday- Crochet of Caring Calling all Crocheters and those who can wield scissors! WE NEED YOU! This Sunday from 1-5pm we’ll be crocheting sleeping mats out of your old plastic bags! Drop your plastic bags off from 1-4pm at 109 Pulford Ave (in Oak Table Inc’s Drop in Space inside Augustine United Church) – Read more…

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