Entries by Rochelle

URGENT UPDATE REGARDING COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS

March 16, 2020 – We know that the services we offer are absolutely vital, and have done our best to develop a strategy that will help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 while maintaining our ability to offer services as best as possible. The well-being of our community is our top priority. Until further notice, […]

Seeking Storage Solutions!

If you’re looking for a project that will help you give back to the community, we just might have the perfect opportunity for you! We’re seeking support to meet our storage needs. At Carmichael Outreach, we run on a tight budget, so needs like this often tend to fall to the wayside. We know that […]

Join our Golf Tournament Planning Committee

Are you a passionate and hard-working volunteer? Do you believe in the fight to end homelessness? Want to lend your skills to a worthy cause? JOIN OUR PLANNING COMMITTEE! The Merrill Brinton Tournament of Hope is an annual charity golf tournament held to raise operational funds to support the work we do at Carmichael Outreach. […]

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 […]