Finding inspiration today, from last year’s Morningside Park Photo Walk

By Maryam Nawaz With the current COVID-19 situation and the restrictions we are put in, finding moments to be in nature can allow us to feel more calm and at peace. The Morningside Park Photo Walk was an event that occurred last fall/winter, before the pandemic: we remember it now as we look for inspiration and ideas of ways we … Read More

The Storefront’s first home

Image from The Storefront's first home in the former Morningside Mall

2021 Marks 20 Years of Community-Building at The Storefront By Nadia Heyd, Donor Relations CoordinatorFeb 3, 2021  Twenty years ago today, East Scarborough Storefront opened our doors to the community for the very first time. We still have the same welcoming and friendly approach to serving our community. Our purpose is: To support people’s aspirations by fostering a community ecosystem … Read More

From a Police Station to a Community Hub

Many diverse people standing around a sign that reads East Scarborough Storefront

Celebrating 20 Years of Community-Building 7 January, 2021 – by Nadia Heyd, The Storefront’s Donor Relations Coordinator Did you know that 2021 marks the 20th Anniversary of East Scarborough Storefront? To celebrate this milestone, we’ll be sharing a piece of The Storefront’s history each month throughout the year right here on our blog!    Today marks the day that The Storefront … Read More

Employee Spotlight: Nadia Heyd

Since early September, we’ve been doing a series called Employee Spotlight, where we feature the staff here at The Storefront and what they do. Today is our last interview from Employee Spotlight, and we have Nadia Heyd, our Donor Relations Coordinator at The Storefront! Name: Nadia Heyd Job Title: Donor Relations Coordinator What do you do at The Storefront? As … Read More

Employee Spotlight: Siona Koker

On this week’s Employee Spotlight, featuring the staff here and what they do, we have Siona Koker, our Youth Leadership Coordinator at The Storefront. Name: Siona Koker Job Title: Youth Leadership Coordinator What do you do at The Storefront? As the youth leadership coordinator at The Storefront, I am responsible for connecting young people to leadership opportunities and to the … Read More

Employee Spotlight: Shane Beharry

On this week’s Employee Spotlight, where we feature the staff here and what they do, we have Shane Beharry, our Manager of Community Resource Connections. Name: Shane Beharry Job Title: Manager, Community Resource Connections What do you do at The Storefront? My role at The Storefront is to ensure that the Community Resource Connections (CRC) team is equipped to serve … Read More

Employee Spotlight: Mash Mojadidi

Starting back in September, we have been sharing a weekly series called Employee Spotlight, featuring the staff at The Storefront and what we do. This week’s spotlight is on Mash Mojadidi, our Coordinator of Grassroots Connection. Name: Mash Mojadidi Job Title: Coordinator, Grassroots Connection What do you do at The Storefront? I mainly find and support grassroots organizations in the … Read More

Employee Spotlight: Bernard Ntansah

On this week’s Employee Spotlight, featuring the staff here and what they do, we have Bernard Ntansah, our Coordinator of Administrative Logistics at The Storefront. Name: Bernard Ntansah Job Title: Coordinator of Administrative Logistics What do you do at The Storefront? I’d like to say that the role that I play at The Storefront is to provide and facilitate the … Read More

Employee Spotlight: Dip Habib

Starting back in September, we have been sharing a weekly series called Employee Spotlight, featuring the staff at The Storefront and what we do. This week’s spotlight is on Dip Habib, our Manager of Volunteers, Events & Facilities. Name: Dip Habib Job Title: Manager, Volunteers, Events & Facilities What do you do at The Storefront? Most of my work is … Read More