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Tricar Invests in the Future

Every successful business knows that smart investment makes a difference. They understand that investing in the right places encourages long-term thinking and invites pause to reflect on changes needed for a better future. More than just intention, however, investing also requires action and commitment to bring ideas and dreams to life. Investing in the future… Read Full Article »

The Right Housing at The Right Time

A collaborative post from the staff team at Grace Gardens Everyone deserves a place to live. This includes the hundreds of individuals and families in our community that currently do not have a space to call home. For those of us with a home, it is easy to forget that everyone who is experiencing homelessness… Read Full Article »

With Your Help, We Can Solve Homelessness

In February 2019, I spoke these words at the State of the City address to describe homelessness in Guelph: This is an issue that has to be solved. We cannot be a community if we’re leaving people behind…No longer can I say ‘it’s their problem, it’s the provincial government’s problem or it’s the federal government’s… Read Full Article »

Store fundraiser contributes $60,000 to Home for Good Campaign to solve homelessness

City’s pledge to match donations doubles impact of funds raised by Bookshelf and customers For immediate release – March 1, 2023 – A holiday season fundraiser continues to collect donations to help fund permanent supportive housing in Guelph and Wellington County. The Bookshelf announced it has raised $30,000 to date, combining donations from the store,… Read Full Article »

Jason Ashdown To Lead Campaign Cabinet

Business owner and housing advocate volunteering time to lead $5M Home for Good campaign Guelph | February 21, 2023 | For Immediate Release – The Home for Good Campaign is excited and honoured to announce that R. Jason Ashdown, Co-founder and Chief Sustainability Officer at Skyline Group of Companies, will volunteer as the Campaign Chair… Read Full Article »

Corporate Canada Can Help Solve Homelessness

By R. Jason Ashdown Housing is an essential need and is one of the most significant factors that impacts a person’s health and well-being. For an individual without a home, the rest of life’s problems can seem insurmountable. Unfortunately, Canada is experiencing a housing supply shortage, which drives up pricing and creates an affordability issue.… Read Full Article »

The Right Solution

Homelessness is personal and no two people experience it the same. Significant life changes, a health crisis or loss of income could put any of us in a place where suddenly we don’t have a place to call home. Just as those circumstances are unique, so are the temporary and permanent solutions to help individuals… Read Full Article »

Moving Past NIMBY

Housing is one of the biggest factors that impact individual health and well being. When we don’t have it, everything can fall apart. Having a safe place to call home that is affordable, accessible, and appropriate is something everyone deserves. When people have the housing they need, our whole community benefits. Housing has a positive… Read Full Article »

St. Andrew’s Guelph Growing Its Legacy of Community Support

A $600,000 cash donation starts a major gift push for The Home for Good Campaign Guelph ON – The congregation from St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Guelph is showing their commitment to being in service to others by making a $600,000 leadership gift to the recently launched Home For Good Campaign. “As individuals and as a… Read Full Article »

St. Andrew’s $600,000 leadership gift reflects commitment to service, and tackling homelessness in Guelph-Wellington

When one door closes, another opens. This is how many of the parishioners at St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Guelph talk about their recent leadership gift to the Home for Good campaign.