3 Weeks of Thanks and Giving: Giving

Over the 3 weeks leading up up to thanksgiving, we are going to be sharing with you some of the many things we are thankful for in our community and also the ways you can help us give back to the community. Non-profit organizations often fall somewhere between asking...

3 Weeks of Thanks & Giving: Volunteerism

Over the next 3 weeks, leading up up to thanksgiving, we are going to be sharing with you some of the many things we are thankful for in our community and also the ways you can help us give back to the community. I can speak highly to the impact of volunteerism,...

Based on a true story.

Imagine you’re a 16 year old girl. You’ve grown up in a single family home. It’s just you and your dad. It’s been the two of you for as long as you can remember. You have no memory of your mom. Money doesn’t come into the home consistently and you’re finally old...

2016 – By the Numbers

2016 is behind us and 2017 is well underway. But we still want to share a few numbers with you from 2016 to show you what you’ve help happen in our communities and to highlight what still needs to be done. 2 – Number of Emergency Youth Shelters between the...

A Motherless Child

I heard this song recently and the words have continued to rattle around in my brain. I remember clearly when my mother passed away. She left a huge hole in my life and when my father followed her to heaven several years ago for the first time in my life I felt like...

This Is Cyrus Centre

I have spent a considerable amount of time putting together words, formulating sentences, creating paragraphs and then deleting them. I feel an immense weight on my shoulders as I contemplate exactly what words I want to use to create the first blog post. How to you...