One of the Reasons We’re Thankful…

One of the Reasons We’re Thankful…

Our awesome team hosted an amazing Thanksgiving dinner last night at CRC | Regent Park Community Food Centre. We have much to be thankful for: devoted volunteers, generous supporters, and amazing community members, who strive to overcome extraordinary obstacles to become their best selves and teach us all about being brave. One of our great […]

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Greening Regent Park        

Hello, friends and supporters, I hope all of you have found some time to slow the pace and savour the joys of summer. It’s a short but amazing season in Canada. I am on the mailing list for several not for profits. So I receive regular emails with heartbreaking stories that ask for funds. I […]

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Some Thoughts on National Aboriginal Day 2017

  By Claire Barcik, Executive Director June is National Aboriginal History Month in Canada/Turtle Island with today being its high point: National Aboriginal Day, soon to be calledIndigenous Peoples Day. In just over a week, we’ll be observing another important moment in our history: 150 years of this form of Canadian government and its constitution. […]

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Volunteer Toronto honours Marilyn Wright

CRC is privileged to enjoy the support of hundreds of dedicated volunteers. One extraordinary long-time supporter,  Marilyn Wright, was among 25 people honoured April 18 as a Volunteer Toronto Legacy Award winner for 2017. Marilyn’s involvement with the CRC stretches back to 2008. Since then, she has assisted in numerous ways. In preparation for the opening […]

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The Leaflet – Spring 2017

Hot off the presses: We’re happy to announce the release of the Spring 2017 issue of CRC’s The Leaflet newsletter. Includes thoughts from the Executive Director and other exciting updates. Click here to read.

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Celebrating Lois Wilson

We at CRC were proud this month to celebrate the contributions of the Very Rev. Dr. Lois Wilson to our history and legacy serving Regent Park. Wilson, a senator and first female moderator of the United Church of Canada, announced the end of her long tenure as Co-Chair of CRC’s Honorary Board earlier this year. […]

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Welcoming New Members of the Management Team

We are delighted to announce two additions to CRC’s Management Team: Theo Prociw, Housing Services and Drop-In Manager, and Enloe Wilson, Director of Development. Theo Prociw, Housing Services and Drop-In Manager Theo Prociw came on board in October, having worked in social services in various roles for 15 years. Most recently, he has been the Corner […]

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Fighting Poverty and Hunger Together – CRC’s Building Lives Benefit – Monday, October 24, 2016

Download the Building Lives Benefit second press release here. October 18, 2016: On Monday, October 24, 2106, some of Canada’s leading entertainers will join forces with key corporations to raise funds for the CRC and the Regent Park Community Food Centre at the Building Lives Benefit. In 2015, Regent Park had the highest child poverty […]

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A Time to Give Thanks – Thanksgiving Dinner 2016

As the leaves start to change colour and the autumn breeze rolls in, October is the time to look back to give thanks. Excitement is seen on faces to share a tradition called “Thanksgiving.” This once a year event is important for many at CRC because it is a moment where everyone can come together for […]

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CRC’s Building Lives Benefit tackles hunger and Regent Park’s high child poverty rate – Monday, October 24, 2016

Download the Building Lives Benefit press release here. September 22, 2016: In 2015, Regent Park had the highest child poverty rate in Canada and 46% of residents lived on low income. The CRC/ Regent Park Community Food Centre has been building lives and providing practical assistance to Torontonians marginalized by poverty since 1964. On Monday, […]

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