Last day to double your impact and enter win tickets!

Dear friends: If you have been meaning to make a gift  to West Hill Harvest, today is the day to do it! Until midnight, the generous people at LKQ Corp will match donations up to $2,000, which  means you can double your impact: Your $50 = $100 to families in need! Also, today is the … Continue reading Last day to double your impact and enter win tickets!

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!

Why West Hill Harvest?

There are many worthy charities who do many beautiful things over the holiday season, but West Hill Harvest should be your first choice when deciding where to give! What sets WHH apart: 100% of all donations go to families in need, 100% of the time We are complete volunteer run and have full financial and … Continue reading Why West Hill Harvest?

Giving Back – Why it’s Important to Me

WHH donor Renu shares her perspective: If you have ever had the opportunity to support a family in need over the holiday season, then you know the incredible rewards it brings to the families and to you as the donor. Nothing is more joyful, moving and heartwarming than knowing you have made a positive change … Continue reading Giving Back – Why it’s Important to Me

We need your help to support 20 families in 2017!

Dear Friends, I hope that this finds you all well and happy! It's time for the West Hill Harvest annual drive and I'm writing to you today with much hope for our plans. We will collectively serve 20 local families this year! That is over 60 individuals, many who are children of single mothers who are struggling … Continue reading We need your help to support 20 families in 2017!