The TTC is holding its annual pizza fundraiser in support of United Way every Wednesday at subway stations across the city.
Kamala Liyamage doesn’t go grocery shopping at a store. There aren’t any near her home, and that makes things difficult when she either has to carry all her bags back on her own, use the TTC or pay for a taxi ride. The 80-year-old’s trip goes from difficult to nearly impossible in the winter.
Over 40 and out of a job, Lorie Fairburn turned to Neighbourhood Link and the services available there to help her find work. And find work she did. The non-profit organization hired her to be its development and marketing manager after she attended several job training programs there.
Community residents couldn’t be happier with City Council’s approved plans for a new $29-million community centre at Warden and Finch in northwest Scarborough.
During her senior year of high school, Mary Lou Jorgensen-Bacher suffered a brain hemorrhage at a church retreat. Her memory of the incident isn’t completely clear, but she recalled that she was blindfolded in one…
Giving is a character trait instilled in me as a little girl. Growing up, my mother gave away the clothes, shoes and toys my brother and I didn’t use anymore to those less fortunate. Donating has always been my mother’s thing. Every Thanksgiving and Christmas morning was dedicated to dropping off bags of goods to the United Way.
Scarborough councillors are conflicted when it comes to outgoing mayor David Miller’s $40-million plan to invest in Toronto’s 13 neediest communities.