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Social Service

House of Providence served Toronto poor of all faiths

The Bulletin, October 2014  By the 1850s, Toronto’s meagre social and charitable services were becoming almost unmanageable. This was the era of mass immigration, and thanks in part to the railroad, the city was flooded with newly arrived Europeans looking for a better life.

Daily Bread Food Bank, 2014

With the annual Thanksgiving Food Drive providing much activity this week in the way of sorting its many non-perishable food donations, the Daily Bread warehouse is a hive of activity again, thanks to generous volunteers.
 
Looking back thirty-one years to 1983,  I recall the joy it was to receive news from Ottawa that letters patent had been signed on October 19th, incorporating the Daily Bread Food Bank Foundation of Toronto as a registered charity.

Shifting Intersections: Religion and medicine in Toronto

The Varsity, March 3, 2014 — On Saturdays, an elevator in Mount Sinai Hospital automatically rises and falls continually through the day, stopping on every floor, one after the other. It is designed to allow accessibility to people of the Jewish faith on the Sabbath — a holy day of rest on which the use of electricity is prohibited.

Furniture Bank Celebrates its 15th Anniversary

An Open House... A Wonderful Home Coming
On Wednesday, March 13, staff and board members warmly welcomed invited guests to tour the Furniture Bank’s new warehouse facilities — its very first permanent home at 25 Connell Court in Etobicoke. It is an incredible story of an inspiration that began in 1996 when Sister Anne Schenck CSJ visited a Somalian mother with four young children living in an empty apartment with only two small cooking pots.

Furniture Bank Open House

Event Date: 
March 13, 2013 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

There will be an Open House at the Furniture Bank's new location at 25 Connell Court, Unit 1. Please call (416) 934-1229 or E-mail info@furniturebank.org for more information.

Furniture Bank
25 Connell Court
Unit 1
Toronto, Ontario
M8Z 1E8 

 

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