Hello all! I hope all your fall transitions and new routines are going smoothly now that we are well into October. This post is to let you know about a Love My Hood matching grant recently received for Expanding Our Relations: Indigenous Placemaking in the Park. Since the project is just getting underway this is … More Love My Hood Grant received for “Expanding Our Relations: Indigenous Placemaking in the Park
Hey everyone – Dinah Murdoch shared this message with neighbours and is passing it along here. This message below comes from a Facebook group — The 519 Community Collective — who are addressing food insecurity in the region. They have installed a community fridge at Cafe Pyrus Outpost on Roger and need a roster of … More Community Fridge coming to the neighbourhood
Hello! I’m Brenda, the coordinator of the From Behind the Mask quilt project (and fellow midtown resident)! We are making a community quilt based on the form of a mask! Our experiences of COVID-19 have been and continue to be unequal. Some people lost jobs, some work overtime in harm’s way, some have died, and … More Join the Community Quilt Project
Guest Post from Michelle Buckner & neighbours organizing the 2020 Stocking Stuffer event. This year our annual Midtown Christmas stocking event is going to look a little different…..but the need hasn’t changed. This has always been a very successful community event and I want to thank everyone who is willing to help those who experience homelessness … More Christmas Stockings for Street Outreach – 2020 Edition
Getting outside this winter doesn’t need to take a great deal of effort, but if you need some extra motivation, how about volunteering to help maintain our neighbourhood ice rink? Just like walking the dog, it would be a commitment to get yourself outdoors to keep the rink beautiful for your neighbours! Winter rinks are … More The neighbourhood rink needs you!