NEWS + EVENTS
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Animating in the Big Park

Park Coordination CRC Regent Park Community Food Centre is pleased to host the Friends of Regent Park – a group of residents consisting of representatives from TCHC, Daniels Condos, local co-ops and neighbouring communities – to animate the “Big Park” and to bring together the original and new communities that now make up the new […]

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You’re invited to Reach for the Stars!

Annual Volunteer Recognition Event and Companion of CRC Investiture Thursday, April 14, 2016 6pm to 8pm in the Rogers Family Room at 40 Oak Street, Toronto We would be honoured to have you join us to celebrate the great work being done by our incredible volunteers at CRC!         The Companion of CRC – Honours those who […]

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Celebrating Black History

As part of our multicultural celebrations throughout the year, CRC and the Regent Park Community Food Centre’s Diversity Committee set out to celebrate Black History Month by turning Thursday lunches at our community meal program into a culinary exploration of black cultures. Since we wanted this celebration to be as diverse as the Regent Park […]

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Welcoming the Year of the Monkey

On February 8th CRC celebrated the Year of the Monkey with the Chinese community here in Regent Park. We have had the pleasure of hosting a Chinese New Year event for three years now, and we are glad to see it grow bigger and better each year! Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New […]

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The Companion of CRC – Honours 4 Torontonians who go above and beyond

February 8, 2016. CRC is awarding four more very special people with The Companion of CRC. Inaugurated in 2014, The Companion of CRC acknowledges those people whose extraordinary gifts of time, money or expertise have made a significant difference to the work of CRC at 40 Oaks. Only five Companions can be awarded in any […]

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Our Volunteers Have Their Say!

In November we conducted our first volunteer survey. The survey was completely anonymous with a focus on evaluating volunteer training and programs, determining volunteer satisfaction, and informing future considerations and improvements. Through the survey we discovered that while half of our volunteers had been volunteering at CRC for between 1-4 years, some have been coming […]

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Thank You for Your Support in 2015!

With 2016 fast approaching, we’d like to bring 2015 to a close by thanking each and every one of you for your amazing support! Here is what YOU helped CRC accomplish in the past year: 62,000 healthy breakfasts and lunches have been served in our meal program. $9670 worth of food was purchased from local […]

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On the Twelfth Day of Giving Fusion Learning Gave to Us…

…a wonderful holiday gift! Fusion Learning Inc. seems to always have the most creative ways to fundraise for a good cause. After their sensational dunk-your-boss FUN-raiser this summer, they came up with another exciting way to contribute to CRC programming, with much needed donations for our clothing program! For each day of giving, Fusion employees […]

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Annual Community Christmas Dinner 2015

We were so glad to have 450 people join us for our Annual Community Christmas Dinner on Thursday, December 10! We served a tasty, dignified, and festive meal with all the trimmings: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, and veggies. Our kitchen staff, under the leadership of Remy, also whipped up a delicious vegetarian loaf that […]

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A Tapestry of Hope

By Claire Barcik, CRC Executive Director “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes” – Marcel Proust It is truly a privilege to be writing this as the new Executive Director of CRC. I first met CRC when I was working in Regent Park as Director of […]

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