The Gift that Keeps on Giving

The Gift That Keeps on Giving   What will he look like?  What will we do?  Will he like me?  These were just a few of the millions of questions that raced through my mind as my stomach did somersaults that eventful day 23 years ago.  I had recently turned 8 years-old and little did […]

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New Van Donated by MPI/United Way

We could not be more grateful for the gift of a new (to us) van, donated by MPI and United Way! MPI and United Way Winnipeg have helped us eliminate the transportation barrier for group mentoring programs. Bunches of mentors and youth can now explore all the great things Winnipeg has to offer, developing connection […]

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Sonia and Gabrielle

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Empowered by Mentoring – Keyla’s Story

Let’s travel back in time to the year 2013. I was in grade 9 and living what I would consider a pretty boring life; I went to school, hung out with friends, dreaded math class and watched a bit more TV than recommended. Every Monday, I would talk to my friends about what they had […]

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Welcoming Syrian Newcomer Children and Youth

Change can be a scary thing. For siblings, Zain (6), Jamal (8), and Dina (9), change and fear were common to their childhood. Zain, Jamal and Dina grew up in Syria where there has been ongoing conflict for several years. Earlier this year, the family finally found safety and refuge when they immigrated to Hamilton, [...]
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