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Advocates are keeping our community connected during COVID

The Stop’s Community Advocacy Office is a peer-run project where trained Advocates with lived experience of poverty provide information, referrals, and help to fellow community members. When COVID-19 broke we had to close the physical office, but we’ve kept supporting peers in innovative ways that maintain public safety. Every weekday, they’re on the phone answering […]

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St. Clair Supports The Stop!

COVID-19 has hit the West Toronto community hard. Local restaurants and food businesses are fighting to stay in business, while thousands of our neighbours are struggling to keep food on the table. Our strategy: Led by local business Cocoa Latte, we’re raising money for St. Clair chefs and stores to prepare hundreds of healthy, wholesome […]

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This Mother’s Day is Different

Dear friend, To be honest, I’ve always been a little cynical about Mother’s Day. I think it’s because my own mother always scoffed at the idea of a one-off holiday. I can hear her saying, “Mothers should be celebrated every day!” And I don’t disagree. But today, I think it’s so important that we pay […]

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