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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
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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
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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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books
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We Are Drowning in Books!

Fifteen registered pickups, three suicidal left-hand turns (what the heck Google maps?!), one packed car and a bazillion children’s books! And that was just a Thursday morning.

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cake
Impact update

It’s So Much More Than A Phone

Yes, we hit our target to purchase a used cell phone for Amy. Yes, we hit our target to buy the $50 pre-paid Visa card to get her pay-as-you-go phone plan up and running. But more than that, what we did as a Troop team was show a young girl that she’s not alone.

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fireplace
Impact update

The Heat’s On

Even though it was snowing in Toronto, Troop members brought the heat. I hit the road to make 15 stops at neighbourhood houses to collect slightly used winter gear for the members of Sistering. The call went out for hats, mitts, and scarfs, what we got was all of that and more! We’re talking jackets, boots, ponchos, sweaters, slippers and even some much-needed undergarments.

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