PROFILE: Urban Arts Camp

  In the early 2000's, a group of people who lived in the Weston- Mount Dennis community had a love for the arts and wanted to put on plays and performances within the community. Unable to secure funding for their endeavours, the group took it upon themselves to teach children the importance of arts and... Continue Reading →

PROFILE: Toronto Kiwanis Boys And Girls Club

  The Toronto Kiwanis Boys and Girls Club (TKBGC) is a non-profit charitable organization that was founded in the 1900's. Within their community, TKBGC's goal is to provide needed resources, after school programs and at other times when youth are not in school, to help young people reach their potential. TKBGC offer many other programs throughout the year such as;... Continue Reading →

PROFILE: Eastview Boys and Girls Club (Holy Cross)

Operating for more than 40 years, the Eastview (Toronto) Boys and Girls Club continues to provide youth with a safe and welcoming place to spend their time during the summer. Their vision, "to be at the forefront of community inclusion, leadership, well-being, participation and healthy development for the Eastview community", is constantly demonstrated in one of their locations:... Continue Reading →

PROFILE: Eastview Boys and Girls Club

  Mission statement: East Toronto Family Community Centre is committed to improving the quality of life for residents primarily in the area bounded by Greenwood, Broadview, Danforth and Queen Streets. To this end, Eastview mobilizes resources from a variety of public, private and community partners. Eastview has built a strong connection with the community for... Continue Reading →

PROFILE: Central Neighbourhood House

The Central Neighbourhood House (CNH) is an organization which provides programing for children in the St. James Town West Park and Region Park communities. They offer several programs such as arts and crafts, sports, drama, science and dance. CNH was founded in 1911. CNH is the second oldest settlement agency in Toronto! CNH was created because a... Continue Reading →

EVENT: Fundraising BBQ

Charles E. Webster held a BBQ/Fundraising event to bring the community together. The Boys and Girls Clubs of Lawrence Heights, Weston-Mount Dennis, St.Alban's Boys and Girls Club and Jane and Finch Boys and Girls Club attended were all in attendance. Children, youth, parents and staff joined this event and it was a day filled with fun.... Continue Reading →


More than 40 out of the 300 summer job positions at Focus On Youth were given in custodial positions. Unlike our program's camp counsellors, custodians work in several high schools across the board to help caretakers prepare for the upcoming school year this Fall. One of these lucky participants was John Paolo de Lemos, a recent... Continue Reading →

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