Category Archives: Community Program

Financial Literacy Workshop

The Lighthouse Ladies Lunch hosted a free financial literacy workshop for the neighbourhood community. A big thanks to the Catapult team of the Enactus program from the University of Toronto for the informative and engaging sessions. For more information on The Lighthouse Ladies Lunch, please call 416-535-6262 or email info@lighthousecentre.ca

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Volunteer Needed @ The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse looking for volunteers (aged 13 and over) to assist with our Summer Drop-In Program. Our program caters to children (aged 4-12) from the neighbourhood community in the Annex and Palmerston area. The goal of this program is to provide a fun summer experience for children of low-income and newcomer families. Volunteers will assist more »

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Partnership with George Brown Augmented Education Program

The Lighthouse is excited to partner with the Augmented Education Program from George Brown College this summer! We are so pleased to welcome, Daniel and Juliet, from the Assistant Cook Extended Training stream. They will be preparing healthy foods for our neighbourhood community members on Fridays. The George Brown Augmented Education Program provides support to more »

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Income Tax Clinic Services for Refugees and Their Families

If your church has been supporting refugees this year they need to file a 2016 income tax return before April 30, 2017. Filing that return will give those individuals access to numerous government programs and services. If your church needs assistance getting those tax returns filled out, The Lighthouse can help. The Lighthouse has been more »

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Food Bank Christmas Lunch

It’s looking a lot like Christmas at The Lighthouse. We served 4 turkeys, 20 lbs of potatoes, loads of roasted vegetables, and tonnes of gravy and stuffing to feed 82 hungry tummies. A big thank you to everyone who helped and came out to make the lunch a huge success!

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Free Income Tax Clinic

Between March and April, The Lighthouse offers a free income tax clinic for low-income families and individuals. Book an appointment today. Documentation to bring: We can only file your taxes properly if you bring all the necessary documentation with you to our Clinic. The following list will help you prepare for having your return completed. more »

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Food Bank Christmas Lunch

The Lighthouse food bank continues to offer food assistance to over 60 low-income households each week. This past holiday season, we hosted a wonderful Christmas lunch and provided a warm meal to over 35 individuals. Each family also received a Christmas hamper plus grocery store gift certificates to help alleviate some of the stress of more »

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Thank You: The Shelves are Full

A big THANK YOU to all the churches and individuals who have donated to our Thanksgiving food drive. With your donation and support, our shelves are full. You have made a real difference in the lives of the hungry in our community. The Lighthouse food bank provides food assistance to over 60 families each week. more »

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The Lighthouse Food Bank Needs Your Help!

The Lighthouse Food Bank has experienced an average increase of 40% in the total amount of clients served this year from 2014. Though Daily Bread Food Bank in its latest “Who’s Hungry” report states that there is a general decrease of client visits in our city’s core, this is not the case here at The more »

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Chinese Summer Camp 2015

Video highlight of this year’s Chinese Summer Camp at our Scarborough satellite location. Video credit: Jeremy Pinasen

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