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Franklin's Journey

Date: December 17, 2019 Author: Homes First Staff Categories: Latest News

Franklin fled Nigeria due to threats on his life. Now, he's at Homes First's Willowdale Welcome Centre, and is grateful to be given the opportunity to start a new life in Canada. Story by CBC's...

Homes First Foundation receives award

Date: November 29, 2019 Author: Homes First Staff Categories: Latest News

Homes First Foundation was recently honoured to receive the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Greater Toronto Chapter’s Mo Davies Award for Excellence in Fundraising by a  Small...

Request for Proposals

Date: November 20, 2019 Author: Homes First Staff Categories: Latest News

Homes First is requesting proposals from qualified applicants to provide organizational review services. If you or you organization are interested, please fill out the Expression of Interest form...

Red Roof Newsletter: Summer 2019

Date: September 3, 2019 Author: Homes First Staff Categories: Latest News

Check out what's been happening at Homes First with our Summer 2019 Newsletter! Click here to download the newsletter in full!  

Real Life Stories: Angel

Date: June 20, 2019 Author: Homes First Staff Categories: Latest News

Angel knew from a child she was different, and others saw it too, but they couldn’t figure out what was “wrong” with her, she says. She was assigned male at birth, but that didn’t feel...

National Volunteer Week: Mel & Chewy

Date: April 4, 2019 Author: Homes First Staff Categories: Latest News

Melanie found Therapeutic Paws of Canada, an organization of volunteers and their pets that provide therapeutic supports, after spending some time as a patient in a hospital. Melanie took her dog...

National Volunteer Week: Catherine

Date: April 4, 2019 Author: Homes First Staff Categories: Latest News

  Homes First has seen a lot of changes over the years, but in the Homes First Human Resources department, the one thing that hasn’t changed is Catherine. Catherine came to Homes First in...

National Volunteer Week: Sweekruti

Date: April 4, 2019 Author: Homes First Staff Categories: Latest News

University can be rough. Classes are overwhelming and the stress makes you feel nostalgic for the good old days where the hardest math you learned was fractions. For Sweekruti, volunteering to run...

National Volunteer Week: Andrei

Date: April 3, 2019 Author: Homes First Staff Categories: Latest News

Andrei knows what going to bed hungry feels like – he grew up under the Romanian dictatorship. When he was part of the Occupy Toronto movement, he slept in a tent in St. James Park, and...

National Volunteer Week: Tova

Date: April 3, 2019 Author: Homes First Staff Categories: Latest News

Tova has always found art therapeutic for herself, a way to deal with the stresses of her own life and career as a lawyer. So when an opportunity came to volunteer at her local Homes First...


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Franklin's Journey

December 17, 2019
By: Homes First Staff
Franklin fled Nigeria due to threats on his life. Now, he's at Homes First's Willowdale Welcome...

Request for Proposals

November 20, 2019
By: Homes First Staff
Homes First is requesting proposals from qualified applicants to provide organizational review...

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