With help from Home Depot, Alpha House is able to renovate two of their seven kitchens. Alpha House is second stage housing where women who have left an abusive partner can live for up to a year with their children.
Canada’s newest hospitality and culinary school opened its anchor restaurant today – Jane’s – the final piece in a 10-storey school where students learn, work and live in a world class facility.
Fifteen Social Work students have been recognized for their hard work, through an annual bursary award that assists students with housing and tuition support while attending William Norrie Centre.
A volunteer visit to deliver lunches to Winnipeg homeless shelters turns into a major philanthropic effort that has garnered support across Winnipeg to help feed and clothe those less fortunate.
University of Manitoba students are among the many volunteers supporting The Salvation Army’s 6th annual Safe NIght Off Winnipeg streets event for women working in the sex trade.
Linda Funk’s life looked pretty good. She had a small circle of friends, dedicated supporters, helpful staff, an active social calendar and occasional trips. But something was missing…Linda’s past.
For anyone fleeing domestic abuse, having a shelter like Osborne House to escape to is a welcome sanctuary. Now, this difficult experience will be made easier with the gift of hot soup.
What is a compassionate city? A delegation of Winnipeggers travelled to Louisville, Kentucky to find out why Louisville was named International Compassionate City of the Year in 2012.
Winnipeg author, Wendy Erlanger, wrote a soup recipe book so she could donate the proceeds to Cancer Care Manitoba. Now, her efforts have exceeded expectations.
Violence, scandal, and gossip tend to dominate Winnipeg’s major dailies and evening news. More often than not, the good being done in our community often gets lost in the media mix.