Moorelands Kids’ Community Hub

STWM 2012

The Scotiabank Waterfront Marathon and Charity Challenge 2012 By Nancy Stewart As our group of 50 walkers assembled in the pre-dawn light, the “fun” started out with a steady rain. No worries! Rain ponchos were handed out; umbrellas were opened. We were going to make the best of the Scotiabank waterfront marathon and charity challenge! […]

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Church and Service Groups

Supporters Circle – ($10,000 + ) The St. George’s Society of Toronto Helping Hands Patrons – ($5,000 + ) ACW-St. James Cathedral, York Group Major Gifts – ($2,500 + ) The United Church of Canada The Church of St. Timothy Grace Church-on-the-Hill Outreach Committee Helping Hands 2 – ($1,000 + ) Christ Church Deer Park Kawagama […]

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Moorelands’ Messages January 19th 2015

Hey Moorelands! Last week the office team was busy evaluating our programs and looking at our successes in 2014 – did you know that last year, Moorelands provided 151 Baby Bundles to low-income, new mothers in Toronto?  This vital program is reliant on the generous donations of baby goods we receive from our donors and […]

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John de Visser’s Moorelands Story

One of the most wonderful things about Moorelands is that the connections formed at our programs last a lifetime! John de Visser first came to Moorelands as a camper in the late 1970s and went on to be a staff member.  Read his story below: “There is no time in my life that I look […]

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Moorelands’ messages January 12, 2015

Hello and a Happy New Year from Moorelands! Last week was our first week back in the office after the Christmas break and everyone is feeling refreshed (and a little more rounded!) and raring to go! We were super excited to welcome back our Budding Leaders After School Teams (BLAST). It was great to reunite […]

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Toronto Vital Signs Report 2014

Some key findings from the Toronto Vital Signs report 2014[i]: Child poverty is widespread and on the rise: After a six-year decline between 2004 and 2010, Toronto’s child poverty rates were on the rise in 2012. (p.84) 29% of children (17 and under) were living in poverty in 2012 – The highest rate in the […]

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Christmas Sharing 2014

Thank you to everyone who adopted a family this year! Because of the generosity of our wonderful donors, Moorelands was able to provide for 376 families this Christmas! Visit our Christmas Sharing Page to view a special Moorelands’ thank you video which gives an idea of the impact of our programs and the magic of Santa’s […]

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Laugh Out Loud in Leaside

Moorelands Community Services is honoured to have been made the beneficiary of the next Laugh out Loud in Leaside event! Tickets are now sold out for this Feb 27, 2015 night of big laughs, fun and friends. The event will take place at the William Lea Room, Leaside Memorial Gardens at 7pm. Hosted by Charlene Kalia of […]

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Camp Changed My Life – A profile of legendary CBC host Andy Barrie

If you ever went to camp as a child, you know of its transformative power. Free from everyday stress in the city, camp can be a life-changing experience for a child. And so it was for beloved CBC broadcaster Andy Barrie. Andy’s broadcast career began at summer camp. The legendary CBC radio host was no athlete growing up. He […]

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