Nov 21, 2019
Christine Lakatos
The Cambridge Vineyard Ministry - Urban Hope

BIO for Christine Lakatos ..Director of Urban Hope and also The Cambridge Vineyard.

Guest speaker at Nov. 21st, 2019 Rotary meeting

 

The Cambridge Vineyard is a hidden gem in S.E Galt only a few kms east of The Delta at 147 Elgin St. N. On a few acres of land for over 100 years. It includes beautiful old buildings for the church, a licensed children”s daycare as well has a restore building that has a kitchen, cafeteria , showers and clothing room.

Out of that building every Tuesday and Sunday the needy are provided by all volunteers a coffee bar, warm lunch, clothing, showers, haircuts and most important  peer support.

On the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 4:30 til 6pm, the needy are offered chili, coffee and conversation at the Galt Ainsley St bus terminal.

One of their biggest on site projects is the Canada wide annual “Coldest Night of the Year walk “ where funds raised go to charities in support of the hungry, homeless and hurting in local communities. This year it is February 22, 2020….

Christine and her husband have done ministry work in Cuba, Miami, and Haiti.

Christine, herself, has helped in Malaysia, Hawaii, Thailand and Los Angeles.