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Impact update

We Can All Sleep Well

Find out how this retired Toronto school principal has improved the sleep of over a hundred local kids. This week, Troopers helped add one more kid to the list!

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baby laughing
Impact update

Diapers Are A Crappy Expense

Back in September we met Melat. She arrived in Canada from Ethiopia seeking asylum. She was alone and 8 months pregnant. Fast forward three months and Melat and her baby girl are healthy and thriving. Now she has the expense of diapers to worry about.

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egg eyes
Impact update

Breakfast Is Served – We’re Having Eggs!

We couldn’t be more egg-cited to share this update. The chefs at Sistering can add eggs to their weekday breakfast menu and the 200+ women who use their drop in food service daily will have a new source of protein in their diet. Find out why.

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figure skater
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Nailed It, Triple Axel Style.

The buzzer has sounded, time is up… drum roll please… nailed it, boom. Not the floppy cake kinda nailed it, but a triple axel with full rotation kinda nailed it!

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Why We Shouldn’t Judge When it Comes to Underdressed Kids

When infants and kids are outside this time of the year without appropriate winter gear on, a questioning glance from a disapproving parent is inevitable. But what if the lack of warm outdoor clothing isn’t a result of negligence on behalf of mom or dad, but just the harsh reality that a snowsuit, hat, mitts, and boots are very expensive!

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dog in bed
Impact update

Remember That Bedroom Makeover?…

It was back in September when we featured a need for two single mattresses to help Room-for-a-Child complete an upcoming bedroom makeover. Troopers stepped up and now 9-year-old twin girls are enjoying their own room for the first time. Take a look…

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feet and gifts
Impact update

Christmas Isn’t Just for the Kiddos

Seven youths living in group housing are guaranteed a visit from Santa this year thanks to the 21 Troop Members who fulfill there Christmas wish lists. Find out what’s in store for each of these deserving teens when they wake on Christmas morning.

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elves
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The Elves Have Arrived

Did Troop bite off more than we could chew this season with a load of local needs hitting the site all at the same time? Hell no! Thanks to all of the fabulous Troop members who morphed into local-elf-givers this season, we fulfilled more local needs than we thought possible. Here are just a few…

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kid laughing
Impact update

These Moms Are Ready to Rock Story Time

I have a soft spot for women who put in the time to deal with their stuff so they can be better moms to their babies. The participants of the Mothers In Mind program, run by Child Development Institute (CDI), are these women. Here’s how we helped fulfill their need.

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