Volunteers are needed to help us sort through the equipment before being shipped out to the remote northern Ontario communities.
6503 Northam Drive
Mississauga, ON L4V1J2
If you need further info you can reach us at: 416 251 2226 Thank you for your help!
- 18 tonnes of miscellaneous gear
- 5,000 jerseys
- 1,000 pairs of skates
On Monday, December 5, Reverend Mark Gladding and Cara Wigle, Co-Ordinator of Lakeshore Out of the Cold Program, an outreach ministry of St. Margaret's Anglican Church presented The Rotary Club of Etobicoke with a plaque for their continued generosity in support of St. Margaret's Out of the Cold Program. For many years The Rotary Club of Etobicoke has provided financial support, dinners and lunches and winter clothing to St. Margaret's OOTC program. St. Margaret's OOTC program provides up to 35 homeless men with overnight accommodation, friendship and compassion, snacks, dinner, shower facilities, laundry, medical advice, winter clothing, breakfast and take away lunch from late November to early April.
On December 8, Rotarians Gillian and Andre Dugas presented a $1,000 cheque to St. Vincent de Paul's President Mike McGinnis. Along with the cheque Gillian presented toys, children's clothes, household items and seniors gifts to support St. Vincent de Paul's many programs, one of which being the home visits that St. Vincent de Paul's volunteers make to shut-ins offering a compassionate ear and assistance to those challenged in our Etobicoke community. Gillian and Andre also toured the store and warehouse located in Lakeshore and visited with St. Vincent de Paul's Women's Shelter. Also in the photo are John Menary, Vice President and Jolanta Galazka, Secretary.
On December 7, Rotarian Gillian Dugas delivered toys and beautifully knitted vests to Theresa Stewart, Volunteer Services Administrator for LAMP Community Health Center's Toy Room. The toys will be distributed on December 14 to LAMP families in need for 400 children aged newborn to 16 years. In the photo is Keddove Dias, Director, Community Programs and Shannon Ashman, Manager, Youth Programs. LAMP CHC is a multi-service, community based...
On Monday, December 5, Rotarians Gillian and Andre Dugas presented 25 beautiful baskets prepared by Gillian on behalf of Rotary Etobicoke to Laura Latham, Executive Director of Franklin Horner Community Center. The baskets filled with goodies will be given to seniors attending Franklin Horner's Christmas Day dinner for "Seniors Alone At Christmas".
On Monday, December 5, Rotarian Gillian Dugas presented a $1,000 cheque to St. Margaret's Lakeshore Church in support of their Out of the Cold Program for 30 homeless men. St. Margaret's provides overnight accommodation every Monday night from November to April for the men along with shower facilities, laundry, dinner, winter clothing, breakfast and take away lunch.
Last week, Rotary Club of Etobicoke Community Service Committee member Mary Grogan presented Maria Barcelos, Executive Director of The Gatehouse, with a cheque donation on behalf of the club. Rotary Etobicoke has a long history of supporting the services and programs of The Gatehouse, which is the only centre that provides peer support programs and services for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse.
The Rotary club of Etobicoke and Palgrave Rotary Club is preparing to send Hockey equipment to First Nations in remote communities in Northern Ontario.
Got something to donate? Please bring your used hockey equipment to MasterCard Centre. 400 Kipling Ave, Etobicoke, ON M8V 3L1 on Sat Dec 3rd 2016
On December 4, Rotarian Gillian Dugas presented a $1,000 cheque to support St. Matthew's Church Out of the Cold Program. St. Matthew's volunteer team provides overnight accommodation for 27 homeless men along with dinner, movie, good company and an early breakfast and take away lunch every Sunday from late November to early April.