News

Volunteer Day Recap: “You have no idea the difference you have made for us”

Yesterday 11 WHH volunteers gathered at The Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities (SCHC) to help out in the clothing and food banks. We toured the "Market" where folks can grocery shop for food once a week, and the clothing bank - set up like  retail store - where people pick out new clothes once per … Continue reading Volunteer Day Recap: “You have no idea the difference you have made for us”

Save the Dates: TWO WHH events this year!

Thanks to you, we are growing. This year, we are aiming to help as many families as possible. We supported over 20 families last year, and hope to nearly double that in 2018! To accommodate our increasing goals and our burgeoning volunteer group (yay! Thank you!) we are breaking our the big WHH day into … Continue reading Save the Dates: TWO WHH events this year!

West Hill ranked the worst neighborhood in Toronto

Out of 140 neighbourhoods included in Toronto Life's Toronto's Ultimate Neighbourhoods Ranking, West Hill, the area we serve, scored 140. The lowest possible rank. Toronto Life looks at 10 categories like safety, entertainment, employment, and diversity, and scores each on a scale of 1-100.  West Hill scored below 40 in 7/10 of the categories. Most troubling, … Continue reading West Hill ranked the worst neighborhood in Toronto

WHH Volunteers at local food bank!

Today WHH volunteered with our longtime partner agency,  The Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities. Our small but mighty group tackled a massive donations room, divvying up items between the clothing bank, food bank and furniture/household bank. At the food bank alone, SCHC sees 300 individuals per week, representing families ranging in size from 1 to 11 … Continue reading WHH Volunteers at local food bank!

Only four more days to support WHH!

There are only a few days remaining in the 2017 WHH drive. We are so grateful for everyone who has shown their support with a donation. Whatever amount you can share, please considering doing so today.  The holiday season is a time filled with endless possibilities involving family, feasts, and gifts.  Decorations, carols and holiday … Continue reading Only four more days to support WHH!