Podcast and Reflections – Where does Philanthropy fit into The Connected Community Approach?

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Reflections from Anne Gloger on where philanthropists fit into The Connected Community Approach Several months ago while I was giving a presentation on the effectiveness of the Connected Community Approach in building social capital, a woman stopped me shortly after I began: “Where are the philanthropists in this approach?” she asked. At the time, I answered that they were everywhere … Read More

Partner Spotlight – Connecting Women to Scarborough Services

The Storefront’s Service Delivery Hub is one of the best known and most accessed resources East Scarborough Storefront offers to the KGO (Kingston-Galloway/Orton Park) community. At our hub, community members can find 35+ social service partners who help make their lives better – without having to travel to 35 locations around town! This Partner Spotlight comes out every 2 weeks and features … Read More

Partner Spotlight – Fred Victor

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Partner Spotlight – Fred Victor The Storefront’s Service Delivery Hub is one of the best known and most accessed resources East Scarborough Storefront offers to the KGO (Kingston-Galloway/Orton Park) community. At our hub, community members can find 35+ social service partners who help make their lives better – without having to travel to 35 locations around town! This Partner Spotlight … Read More

Where data meets community: the Youth Success Data Knowledge Exchange

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How do you turn 250 pages of research data into a useful tool for grassroots community change?   Storefront’s answer? Create a space where neighbourhood changemakers can connect with the data in accessible ways, and connect with each other too. That’s what we did last month at the Youth Success Data Knowledge Exchange, and we learned a lot in the … Read More

Partner Spotlight – South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario (SALCO)

What better way to celebrate Law Day than introducing you to one of Storefront’s long-term partner agency: SOUTH ASIAN LEGAL CLINIC OF ONTARIO.   South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario (SALCO) started in 1999 to 2001 as a volunteer based organization dedicated in serving low-income South Asian communities with the support of South Asian lawyers and activists. In 2007, they … Read More

Can Better Wi-Fi Build Community?

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SPOILER…YES! It helps foster better connections between people – in a way you might not expect. by Nadia Heyd,  11 April 2018 Recently, with thanks to the generosity of our long-time friends and donor Dow Canada, The Storefront has made upgrades to our Wi-Fi.  Our building, as you may know, was a Police Substation before it became the vibrant and … Read More

Partner Spotlight – Mobile Dental Clinic – Toronto Public Health

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Partner Spotlight – Toronto Public Health – Mobile Dental Clinic The Storefront’s Service Delivery Hub is one of the best known and most accessed resources East Scarborough Storefront offers to the KGO (Kingston-Galloway/Orton Park) community. At our hub, community members can find 35+ social service partners who help make their lives better – without having to travel to 35 locations around town! … Read More

Partner Spotlight – The Neighborhood Group

Partner Spotlight – The Neighborhood Group – Partners for Access and Identification (PAID) The Storefront’s Service Delivery Hub is one of the best known and most accessed resources East Scarborough Storefront offers to the KGO (Kingston-Galloway/Orton Park) community. At our hub, community members can find 35+ social service partners who help make their lives better – without having to travel to … Read More

Partner Spotlight – Second Chance Foundation

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The Storefront’s Service Delivery Hub is one of the best known and most accessed resources East Scarborough Storefront offers to the KGO (Kingston-Galloway/Orton Park) community. At our hub, community members can find 35+ social service partners who help make their lives better – without having to travel to 35 locations around town! This Partner Spotlight comes out every 2 weeks and features one … Read More

Partner Spotlight – Scarborough Women’s Center

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The Storefront’s Service Delivery Hub is one of the best known and most accessed resources East Scarborough Storefront offers to the KGO (Kingston-Galloway/Orton Park) community. At our hub, community members can find 35+ social service partners who help make their lives better – without having to travel to 35 locations around town!  Since International Women’s Day is just around the corner we … Read More

Partner Spotlight – 5n2 Kitchens

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The Storefront’s Service Delivery Hub is one of the best known and most accessed resources East Scarborough Storefront offers to the KGO (Kingston-Galloway/Orton Park) community. At our hub, community members can find 35+ social service partners who help make their lives better – without having to travel to 35 locations around town!  This week, we feature…. 5n2 Kitchens Since launching … Read More