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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…

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…

The gift of healing and reconciliation for the social justice warrior in your family – JustGifts!

At 1JustCity we have programs that provide opportunities for individual and community healing. In the spirit of truth and reconciliation, we have Elders on site weekly at two of our inner-city outreach sites to listen, advise, and support healing in our communities. This is important for people like Corinna who is still healing from the Read more…

Lift up those living on the streets – JustGifts!

Many of the people that access our sites are experiencing temporary or prolonged poverty, and even homelessness. This holiday season, your gift for Lucas will ensure that we are able to provide basic necessities for life – food, clean undergarments, warm clothing to brave the Winnipeg winter. Help us lift up the people in our Read more…

Do you love your daily cup of coffee? So do Winnipeg’s under-loved… – JustGifts!

A cup of coffee is more than just a hot beverage on a cold day – it’s a catalyst for building friendships, having hard conversations, and keeping yourself sober and clean for a lot of the people we serve at 1JustCity. This holiday, give the gift of coffee and know that it is doing so Read more…

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