Profile: WoodGreen Community Services

WoodGreen Community Services is based in east Toronto, and provides support and assistance to all ages. The organization started as a volunteer-based during the Great Depression, and they are now celebrating their 75th year, still helping to build a better community. WoodGreen Community Services runs programs ranging from childcare to senior assistance. […]

Profile: Tropicana Community Services

The Tropicana Community Services is a Toronto-based organization providing youth, newcomers, people of Black and Caribbean heritage, and others in need with options and direction towards a positive life. It was founded in 1980 as a non-profit organization to serve those in disadvantaged youth and families. Today, they are a […]

Profile: United Youth Against Drugs

United Youth Against Drugs is an organization created to serve local youth and less fortunate children, and protect against negative influences. They started off as a tutoring and day camp in 2006. Their objective is to help keep kids in school and off the streets by providing school programs, tutoring, […]

Profile: Fathers Making a Difference

Fathers Making A Difference focuses on encouraging, motivating, educating, and strengthening men to become empowered fathers, and to take on an active role in the lives of their children, as well as increasing community awareness on the importance of having a father in a child’s life. Camp T.R.E.E. Program (Teach, Respect, Educate […]

Profile: Footsteps to Success

Footsteps to Success at Blessed Mother Teresa (BMT) is one of two camps founded by Andre Fullerton and community partners, created to become involved with youth, and to help urban communities to move forward. The goal of the program is to build up the community by investing in youth, to give […]

Profile: Artstarts

Artstarts began in 1992, when four artists came together in the Toronto Oakwood-Eglington area. They wanted to use art in their neighborhood in a positive way. Since that time, Artstarts has grown in ways that continue to amaze even the founders. Artstarts Summer Camp starts July 2nd, and goes until July […]

Profile: St. Bernadette’s Summer Camp

St. Bernadette’s Summer Camp was founded in 1991 by Angie Carboni. The Toronto Association of Community Living sponsored and supported St. Bernadette’s during the initial stages of its creation. Today, it’s a summer camp for children ages 6-8, from 9am to 5pm. The camp starts on July 2nd, and runs […]