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East Scarborough Storefront a Project of MakeWay

Welcome to East Scarborough Storefront!

Our mission is to facilitate collaboration, build community and support people to learn and create together, to live healthy lives, to find meaningful work, play and thrive.

Our work is focused on the Kingston Galloway Orton Park Community.


You Belong Here

At The Storefront we value people and relationships, celebrating their diversity and strengths. Together with our partners and residents we build community and support people to increase their knowledge, freedom and opportunities. Storefront is a safe space where our doors and hearts are open to all. 

We acknowledge the Anishinabek (Ojibway) Mashkegowick, (Cree) and Hodenashoone (Mohawk confederacy) as the guardians and traditional keepers of the land on which the people of East Scarborough live work and play.

We recognize the Mississaugas of New Credit First Nation as the current holders of these traditional territories. We at The Storefront recognize the injustice of colonization and, in all our work, strive for equity and justice for all people.

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Over the years, The Storefront has supported hundreds of people to contribute to the well-being of Kingston Galloway/Orton Park (KGO) – we want to share with you how we did it.  The Little Community that Could by Cathy Mann offers a glimpse into where we put our energies as we developed The Storefront and our approach to community work (the Connected Community Approach).  Our Theory of Change explores in detail how we believe The Storefront affects a meaningful community.  Further information on the Connected Community Approach and how it works can be found here

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* The East Scarborough Storefront is a project on MakeWay's shared platform, which provides operational support, governance and charitable expertise for changemakers. The shared platform enables more time and money to go towards achieving a greater impact. MakeWay is a national charity that builds partnerships and solutions to help nature and communities thrive together.

MakeWay has full fiduciary and governance responsibility for The Storefront.

The Storefront is committed to principles of dignity, independence, integration, and equal opportunity. For more information please see MakeWay’s Accessibility Policy and Plan.

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