Feet in Motion – Soccer Strengthening Employment Opportunity! October 6-7, 2018

What is Feet in Motion? In summer 2017, a group of KGO residents set out to organize a “little” soccer tournament.  The result? That “little” tournament attracted 250 youth aged 16-24 from all over the province! That success has inspired residents to organize another tournament, this time building in an employment services focus.  “Feet in Motion” will take place October … Read More

Upcoming Changes at The Storefront to serve KGO and the wider community even better!

Storefront Moving Poster

Thanks to dozens of organizational partners and hundreds of local residents, The Storefront is growing! Here at the Storefront we begin 2018 with a renewed commitment to the KGO community. In February the Resident Leadership Team will be moving to 4040 Lawrence Ave. E. – where they will join other Storefront staff and partners, KGO resident leaders and volunteers in making the KGO community … Read More

Anne Gloger: Community builder and winner of the 2017 Jane Jacobs Prize!

2017 Jane Jacobs Prize Logo

The Storefront is beyond proud! From Spacing Toronto: “The Jane Jacobs Prize is an annual award that celebrates individuals who contribute to the fabric of Toronto life in unique ways that exemplify the ideas of Jane Jacobs. The prize recipients reflect the diverse aspects of city life.” Anne was asked on CBC’s Metro Morning recently, “How does it feel to win this prize?” She answered: “It feels incredible! Jane … Read More

#GivingTuesdayCA – Nov 28, 2017

[pdf-embedder url=”http://www.thestorefront.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/2017-Thanks-from-Staff-Giving-Tuesday.pdf” title=”2017 Thanks from Staff – Giving Tuesday”]   What is Giving Tuesday?   Most people know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday  …now GivingTuesday is coming to Canada on November 28, 2017. It is a new Canadian movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year after Cyber Monday. The “Opening day of the giving season,” it is a day … Read More

Local Champions

Janet Fitzsimmons is a longtime Storefront Staff member, and currently is Manager of Community-based Learning at the Centre for Connected Communities, an initiative of East Scarborough Storefront. Recently, Janet was featured on smallchangefund’s “Canada 150+: Changemakers of Canada,” where she was asked for her hopes for Canada 150 years from now: “150 years from now, I hope there is no … Read More

Hanging at the Hub at The Storefront – every Wednesday 2-4:30pm

Hanging at the Hub is a weekly café-style gathering at the East Scarborough Storefront Hub. We launched the weekly event on Wednesday July 5th with a “Celebrate Your Neighbour” Canada 150. Click here to see the story in the Scarborough Mirror about the Celebrate your Neighbour event Everyone is welcome to come join residents and friends as we enjoy refreshment and great activities and … Read More

Webinar: Connected Community Approach – June 16, 10-11am

You’re (cyber)invited to learn more about our Connected Community Approach: June 16, 10 – 11 a.m. EDT Our very own Anne Gloger, Principal of East Scarborough Storefront and Centre for Connected Communities will be presenting our Connected Community Approach via webinar In 2016, East Scarborough Storefront received funding from United Way’s Innovation Fund to develop the Connected Communities project, which … Read More

You can still support our work anytime you are inspired, even though The Great Canadian Giving Challenge is finished.

We’re so delighted you’re interested in making a gift to The Storefront*! When you choose to donate to us, you are saying: “I choose to support people in East Scarborough to thrive – to get help if that’s what they need, and also to explore and share what they have to offer to build community together.” Though The Storefront didn’t win the $10,000 prize … Read More