Danny, a 13-year-old volunteer, sat at one of a handful of tables on the lower floor of Holy Blossom Temple, sandwiched between his father and older brother, cutting fringes into a large swath of felt that that the trio were transforming into a blanket for someone living on the street. “It’s really important for me […]
Forsythia Festival Thanks
THANK YOU The organizers of the Forsythia Festival would like to thank all the volunteers and sponsors for a long overdue and great day! Financial Donors Meridian Daniel et Daniel Catering & Events The York Search Group Hepburn Landscaping HomeLife/Realty One Ltd. Weenen General Contracting Limited F’Amelia Evelyn Sommers Psychologist Sam Richardson The Epicure Shop […]
What Are We Planning for the Gardens
Hello Beautiful Readers!!
Pea shoots grown via online programming, 2020, when students were learning at home. We’ve been having a lot of fun running Pea Shoot programs with students, and figuring out how to scale up the program to get more microgreens into student snacks and lunches. While COVID-19 has prevented many schools from offering fresh, unpackaged foods, […]
Green Thumbs Growing Kids
Green Thumbs Growing Kids (GTGK) is a local charity actively creating and managing school gardens in this community in order to connect children to food and their environment. Gardens at Sprucecourt Jr. PS, Winchester Jr. & Sr. PS and Rose Avenue PS are managed by Green Thumbs. We also support gardening projects at Nelson Mandela […]
Children and youth come to Dixon Hall every day
Children and youth come to Dixon Hall every day looking for guidance. They want to feel their life matters, and because of our community of generous supporters, our staff can provide the resources and support the kids need; their story can be changed. Manny came to Dixon Hall when he was just nine years old. […]
Support BGC Toronto Kiwanis’ 2021 Holiday Hamper Program!
Want to give back this holiday season? Support BGC Toronto Kiwanis’ members and families through our Holiday Hamper Program. We’re accepting donors until mid-December! Learn all about our Hamper Program below. For more than 15 years, BGC Toronto Kiwanis has been providing holiday support to its members and their families in need with the assistance […]
How is it this place has been hiding in plain sight?
Since last winter, during the depths of lockdown, I’ve been trying to coax readers outside to enjoy unexpected sights – public art located mere blocks from Cabbagetown. Now that temperatures are coming down once more it’s time to take advantage of re-opened galleries … as this Gentle Treasure Hunt series continues. Let’s start westward from […]
Holiday Photo Session Prize Giveaway
Courtesy of Lenka Life Photography The Holidays are a time for giving so we are giving away a FREE Holiday photo session!!! This prize includes a 30-minute photo session to be used for your family or can be gifted to someone who lives in Cabbagetown. What a great gift! To ENTER: email a photo of […]
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