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Have a fabulous dinner and support the CRC Regent Park Community Food Centre

On October 21, 2015, we’re asking you out on a dinner date! And giving you the opportunity to support the CRC Regent Park Community Food Centre through Restaurants for Change! 50+ restaurants in 13 cities across Canada will donate proceeds from dinner service to support the right to healthy food for all Canadians. In Toronto funds […]

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New CRC Executive Director

It gives us great pleasure to announce that Claire Barcik joined CRC as Executive Director, effective September 28, 2015. Claire brings many years of experience working with marginalized populations and comes to us from the Neighbourhood Centre in East York where she was Executive Director. Prior to that, Claire has had extensive experience both as an […]

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CRC Creates a Peaceful Place

The CRC Regent Park Community Food Centre is featured in the July/August 2015 Insight Newsletter – Volume 43, Number 4. Please read the article below. Insight is a publication of the United Church of Canada Toronto Conference. You can also find the article as part of the full newsletter by clicking here. Please also check us […]

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Jimmy and Joan Get Married

Jimmy and Joan are residents of CRC’s 40 Oaks Housing Community. For their special day on July 4th, they invited residents, friends, and the broader community of Regent Park to join them as they exchanged vows. With the bridal party standing in the Peace Garden and guests looking on, it was easy to see the […]

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Hope, Vision, Action: An evening with Frank O’Dea, Second Cup co-founder

To download a flyer for this great event, click here. Admission: $30.00 Please go to Fairlawn Avenue United Church’s website for more information and to purchase tickets – www.fairlawnchurch.ca/events/frankodea Please also check us out at:    

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Celebrating CRC’s Volunteers at the 2015 Ontario Volunteer Service Awards

Six of CRC’s volunteers recently received the Ontario Volunteer Service Award. This award recognizes individuals for their longstanding commitment and service of at least five continuous years to an individual organization. While CRC is fortunate to have many volunteers who qualify, we were limited to nominating six individuals. We are excited that the following individuals […]

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In my community

By Ahmed Mohamud In my community things are rough In my community each day is tough In my community people struggle In my community kids get into trouble We hear sirens And babies crying Gunshots are as common as birds chirping in the morning We see mothers mourning In my community there are lives lost […]

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Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon 2015

On October 18, you can support CRC by getting friends and family to sponsor you when you participate in the 2015 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. NOT a runner, but still want to be part of the day? Sign up for the 5km for a light jog or walk. It is easy and fun! In addition to […]

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Bingo, Waffles, and Clothing – Fusion makes giving fun!

In preparation for CRC’s summer clothing donation drive, Fusion Learning Inc., one of CRC’s corporate supporters, decided to get creative with the list of requested donations. As a competitive bunch, the team decided to play BINGO. In true Fusion form, it couldn’t just be a normal bingo win; it needed to be the full board […]

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184 River Allotment Garden gets a redo

In preparation for the planting season, CRC’s allotment garden at 184 River Street got a redo in two parts. The first happened on Friday May 8th, when 18 students from St. Michaels Boys School help clean up and clear out the garden area. They had fun, gained some gardening experience, and were introduced to the […]

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