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3 Tips for Building Personal Hygiene Kits for Less!

August 31, 2017

  We know from experience that trying to gather many different items to create a personal hygiene kit can be stressful, expensive, exhausting, and let’s be honest, not a lot of fun. Your time and effort spent is important and helps people that aren’t necessarily as fortunate as the rest of us. By building these […] Read More

Engaging Youth Groups without Relying on Technology!

August 17, 2017

  Do you ever feel like screaming “stop playing with your phone”? If your answer is yes, we’re here to help. Engaging youth in group volunteering activities can be incredibly challenging, especially when it seems that life doesn’t exist beyond their phones. Fortunately, we have answers! We’ve hosted and volunteered as a group for many […] Read More

8 Must-Dos to Make Sure You Buy the Perfect Appreciation Gift

August 3, 2017

  Buying an appreciation gift for volunteers is not always easy. Knowing what to buy can be a challenge, and it can be stressful deciding the best way to say thank you. Volunteers are wonderful people and what they do is selfless, outstanding, and completely deserving of a meaningful thank you. We totally understand that […] Read More

How can you help the homeless in Toronto?

July 20, 2017

  Whether it’s donating a case of cheap socks for the homeless or donating your time to volunteer at a shelter or social service agency, there are many ways that you can help the homeless in Toronto – and it may be easier than you think! Commit to it! The first step to helping anybody […] Read More

Back to School Kits for Less!

May 5, 2016

  You want to do more but lack of funding, and busy days don’t always support your efforts. I know from experience that trying to gather many different items to create one kit can be stressful, expensive, exhausting, and let’s be honest, not fun. Take a moment and remember why you do what you do. […] Read More

Basic Necessities Are Not A Uniform – Assortment Is Key!

May 5, 2016

Try to imagine how intimidating coming to a new country would be? You may not speak the language, have any friends or family to rely on, plus you could also be faced with a completely different climate. Millions of people have immigrated as refugees to this wonderful place we call home, and a large percentage […] Read More

Top 10 Correctional Facility Shopping Tips

May 5, 2016

  Are you in charge of procurement at a Correctional Service of Canada Institution, Correctional Centre or Community Residential Facility – such as a half-way house, hostel, Private Home Placement or supervised/satellite apartment? Are you confused as to what to buy for these facilities? If you have answered yes to these 2 questions, then let […] Read More

Caring for a Child After Disaster Strikes

May 4, 2016

  Looking after children, keeping them entertained, and making them feel safe can be a real challenge, especially in 2016. So how would you continue to do the above if a disaster took place? Disasters happen all over the world and leave many in situations that they simply cannot plan for. If you are part […] Read More