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Christmas Spirit Socks – JustGifts!

Buying socks for your dad for Christmas? Tack on some socks for those in need like Skinny Bird! At 1JustCity drop-ins, thanks to you spreading love with the under-loved, as a gift for those you love, people have their basic needs met; like socks! Order your JustGifts! here.

Help people find the beauty in themselves – JustGifts!

Got an art lover on your shopping list? Buy them a gift that keeps on giving, a lovely card with Janet’s picture and quote, and they’ll know they’re supporting people to find in the beauty in themselves. Order now here!   

Can you be the heart?

When YOU give, we get to LOVE people who otherwise are THE ALONE, THE HURT and THE FORGOTTEN. You remember them with your gift. Monthly donors, no matter how large or small the contribution help us provide reliable services for Winnipeg’s Under Loved. They’re the heart of it! Can you be the heart? Sign up Read more…

Escape Poverty Challenge Survey

What do YOU think? Tell us your thoughts on Escape Poverty Challenge so we can make it better next year!  

Escape Poverty Challenge Day 5

On this last day, of the Escape Poverty Challenge, we hope you’ve had friends and family filling in your pledge sheet and enjoying posts about the challenge. Bring donations to 109 Pulford Ave between 1-4pm November 18th. Still collecting for the weekend? Contact Tessa to arrange pick up at 204-995-2944 Or direct all your friends Read more…

Escape Poverty Challenge Day 4

Today- you’ve taken the challenge, now commit to the change and book a volunteer shift with any non-for-profit you like! We always have opportunities to volunteer at our drop-ins or planning fun events! Collect items for overnight street care kits, either make them with your team or bring them into a drop off location and they’ll Read more…

Escape Poverty Challenge Day 3

Today – get around in a new way #NewRide What will it be? A bike? A bus? Walking Backwards? Anything to represent the struggle of waiting in lines (sometimes more than three hours per day for services, busses, meals, supports and more) and the struggle of not being able to afford transportation. Even the cost Read more…

Escape Poverty Challenge Day 2

Collect Socks today, we give away over 10,000 pairs a year! When your feet are your home, if your socks are wet, warms socks are a big change! Learn about Skinny Bird and how socks help him here. Bring those socks to a drop off location listed here at the end of the week, and Read more…

Escape Poverty Challenge- Day 1

What will your #RandomAct of kindness be? Don’t forget to tag @1JustCity in your post 🙂 and connect with us on Social Media if you haven’t already! Young Aurora’s Random Act led to a lot of warmer toes! Thank you to the Chamber of Commerce for supporting community heroes like her and all of those 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…

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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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