NEWS + EVENTS
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CRC Visits Bronte Creek

Did you know that March is Maple Month? To honour everything maple, 45 participants and 5 staff boarded a yellow school bus for a one-hour drive to Oakville. Our destination: the Bronte Creek Provincial Park for the Annual Maple Syrup Festival. It was a cold day with snowy and rainy weather. Thankfully, there were a […]

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Sweet Solutions

Earlier in the year CRC was approached by Chloe, an enthusiastic high school student who was taking on the challenge of starting a Junior Achievement Company with her peers. Junior Achievement is a youth program that helps teach financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work readiness skills, through the creation of small, short-term start-up businesses. These businesses […]

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Leading Community Action in Regent Park

The CRC Regent Park Community Food Centre’s Community Advocacy program just launched it’s second round of Community Action Trainings, a program which empowers community members and prepares them to be future Community Advocates in our Advocacy office. We interviewed three current Community Advocates – Greg, Sherry, and Nadira – who completed the Community Action Training […]

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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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