Past Digital Newsletters - West Neighbourhood House

Dear friends and neighbours,

Since our organization’s foundation in Toronto’s Kensington Market neighbourhood in 1912, the House has been a place for those less advantaged to receive the support they need to gain greater control of their lives and reach their full potential.

Naturally, with much time gone by, the needs of the community have changed, and …

Read more Addressing inequities and injustice in the community

Greetings friends and neighbours,

It’s been a season of change and reflection at the House. In June, our organization held its Annual General Meeting, the first with people in attendance since the pandemic began in 2020.

It was an opportunity to celebrate and give thanks to everyone who made this past year a success. As we look …

Read more Bringing people together for personal and social change

Hello dear friends,

Spring has sprung in our neighbourhood! Along with the good weather, comes more in-person activities at West Neighbourhood House and outside in the open air. The House is now open six days a week for in-person programs with different programs/activities each day! Lots of activities are continuing online too because so many people …

Read more Spring is here! Welcoming the community back to the House!

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To all our neighbours and friends of the House,
Around this time last year, we were all unsure of how the pandemic would continue to affect our lives. We questioned what the holiday season would look like and how we would connect with our loved …

Read more 2021 kept us on our toes! This newsletter will bring you up to speed on our winter updates.

when times are hard, we stick together (vaccination team at west lodge)

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Dear Neighbours,

We’d certainly hoped that by this time, we would be tentatively sharing our first news of reopening post-pandemic. Instead, we’re in the most difficult phase yet. We are looking ahead to the coming weeks and months with uncertainty and worry, but also determination and commitment to …

Read more Springing into hope: Spring 2021 news from West Neighbourhood House

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To our dear friends, supporters, donors, volunteers, staff and passers-by,

Twenty-twenty has really been … something, hasn’t it? The newsletter we sent this time last year tells the tale of what feels like a bygone era. The photos show seniors smiling in front of their handmade …

Read more Happy 2021! It’s the all-good-news-letter

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To our dear friends, supporters, donors, volunteers, staff and passers-by: Here’s our latest newsletter. We hope it finds you safe and well.

Sadly, a second wave of of COVID-19 cases is surging in the city. And we’re mobilizing a wave of care and support …

Read more Fall-ing into a new normal: Autumn news from West Neighbourhood House

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To our dear friends, supporters, donors, volunteers, staff and passers-by:

It feels like a long time since we’ve seen you in person. We hope you’re staying safe and taking care of each other. Here at West Neighbourhood House, we’re hard at work delivering essential services and transitioning others to online and phone supports — you can …

Read more Still going strong: Spring 2020 news from West Neighbourhood House

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