Entries by Rochelle

What am I celebrating on Canada Day?

When I celebrate Canada day, I will not be celebrating the Canada of our past – I will be celebrating the Canada of our future. I will not be celebrating the genocide, theft, and destruction that took place, not only in the founding of this country, but for decades to follow in the form of […]

5 Days 2018

Night #1 is over! This morning, I had a chance to pop by and say hi to this year’s Five Days for the Homeless participants. I asked them how their first night went. They talked about feeling the cold snow hit their tarp, and just being thankful that they had a way to cover their […]

Looking Back on 2017

It’s time to ring in 2018! 2017 was a big year for Carmichael. We outgrew our cozy little home on Osler Street and purchased a new-to-us building on 12th and St. Johns. While we work to raise the necessary funds to renovate our new forever-home, we moved out of our space on Osler into a […]

A Future Built on Community

Thank you to everyone who has supported Carmichael, our operations, and our Imagine Initiative thus far. We believe in respect, dignity, and the importance of empowerment. Everything we do is done with and for our community, with many of the people who use our services going on to volunteer or work with our Organization. The […]

Imagine What We Could Do For Our Community

Yesterday, we officially launched our Imagine Initiative campaign to help us raise funds for developing our new space, improving our programs, and supporting ongoing operations. We will need to raise over $1 million dollars for this project, and need support from donors, funders, and partners to make this vision a reality. Check Out Our Video to […]