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Beat the Summer Heat – Help Winnipeg’s underloved have a joyful summer…

SUMMER HEAT: Fun for some, Dangerous for Winnipeg’s underloved….   DEHYDRATION SUN STROKE INFECTED BUG BITES SUN BURN PERSONAL HYGIENE These are just a few of the struggles that Winnipeg’s underloved are facing as the weather warms. You’re the difference! You can create a joyful summer for those who need you! We’re still glowing over here Read more…

Help Escape Poverty!

What if you were tasked with Escaping Poverty? Well we put 3000 high school students to the test this past Fall and it was a success!!!! Thanks to volunteer, Alicia Kondrat, the Escape Poverty Challenge (EPC) had six schools and small businesses participating in a week’s worth of challenges simulating the struggles of poverty. First Read more…

Hats & High Tea at WBCM!!

JOIN US JUNE 3, 2017 AT THE WEST BROADWAY COMMUNITY MINISTRY FOR HIGH TEA!!! Wear your best or favorite funky hat while enjoying tea, cake, and good company. Free will offerings accepted at the door. We look forward to seeing you there!

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…

Jenga 4 Justice!

Pizza, Jenga, AND supporting Winnipeg’s under-loved…. Everybody wins!! Join us Saturday, May 13th from 3:00 pm to 6:00pm for a fun-filled afternoon… $20 gets you into the Jenga tournament and a wood fired pizza from Tall Grass Prairie Bakery. Come down to 147 Canora Street in support of 1JustCity’s work in loving and caring for 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…

Continued learning after a talk on Reconciliation or the KAIROS Blanket Exercise

Sit down and Read these things 🙂 Also order the newest issue of Red Rising Magazine right now here! And read all 5 issues online! http://redrisingmagazine.ca/ Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada http://www.trc.ca/websites/trcinstitution/index.php?p=3 United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unpfii/documents/DRIPS_en.pdf National Centre on Truth and Reconciliation http://umanitoba.ca/nctr/ Treaties in Manitoba http://www.trcm.ca/ Kairos Read more…

Continued learning – after a talk on Reconciliation or the KAIROS Blanket Exercise

Sit Down and Watch these great pieces Urban Indigenous identities http://www.cbc.ca/arts/exhibitionists/how-the-art-of-skateboarding-can-also-be-an-act-of-empowerment-1.3722164 Marcia Anderson Health gaps served by Indigenous knowledge https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IpKjtujtEYI Michael Champagne https://tedxwinnipeg.ca/speaker/michael-redhead-champagne/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NTIuRicBU0g Tasha Spillett https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PjijZGDpXsM Colonialism Skateboards http://www.cbc.ca/arts/exhibitionists/these-aren-t-just-skateboards-they-re-an-artistic-confrontation-with-colonialism-1.3896161

Brunch 4 Bras!

  This special brunch will be raising money for women who have left domestic violence without a bra or had a change in health (cup size) that has left them bra-less. We want to make sure that no women lack the support that they need and have the dignity of getting a bra that fits. Read more…

Love Local!

At 1JustCity we provide Winnipeg’s underloved with the things they need, including a lot of love! Some of our guests come in for the simple things – hugs! You could say we serve love with a side of food! We serve over 300 meals daily through our four member charities – partnering with local grocers Read more…

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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.
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