Entries by Rochelle

DONATIONS WE CAN/CAN’T ACCEPT

We are very grateful for the generosity we have seen from the community; however, we have found that we have quickly become flooded with too many donations to manage. We are also coordinating a move to our new building, and need to be careful of how much we have on site when the time comes. With that being […]

UPDATE TO MEAL SERVICE!

There has been a temporary change to our meal program! Going forward, we will no longer be serving meals from the Heritage Community Association. We will now be offering meals out of our current temporary drop-in centre out of the basement of the YWCA at 1940 McIntyre Street. Our entrance is at the back of […]

Taking Applications for Summer Youth Employment

EDIT: These job postings have been filled. We are excited to welcome Ishema Mwunvaneza and Chiara Wolfe on board, beginning June 3! Thank you to all who applied. ______________ We are currently inviting applications for two summer positions for youth.  The successful applicant for this position must be between the ages of 15 and 30, […]

You Can Buy a Ticket for our Easter 50/50 Raffle!

In partnership with Harbour Landing Village, you are invited to take part in Carmichael Outreach’s first ever ONLINE 50/50! All funds raised through this 50/50 will be going to support Carmichael Outreach in our fight to serve the most vulnerable members of our population. The draw will take place on Saturday, April 20th. To learn […]

Construction to Commence on New Carmichael Outreach Centre; Organization to begin New Year in a New Temporary Home

Carmichael Outreach will be facing several changes going into 2019. Exciting news comes with regards to the development of the new centre. CCR Construction has been selected to take on the important role of contract construction manager for this project, and construction will begin soon. The anticipated completion for this project is May 2019. Some […]

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 […]