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Big Drum Social

April 2, 2024

Written by Amy Stephenson, Manager – Community Health Teams March 23, 2024, at the Toronto Zoo Indigenous residents of all communities were invited to this Big Drum Social with over…

Keeping up with a Growing Mind   

February 22, 2024

By Arielle Chung, Community Ambassador “Look at life through the eyes of a child” reminds us to spark our creativity; it also reminds us that children see the world differently.…

Black History Month and Rose Fortune

February 20, 2024

Presented by Frederica Joseph | Volunteer – Palliative Care SCHC | President – Kiwanis Club of Scarborough ROSE FORTUNE 1774 – 1864 SCHC requested Frederica to share the story of her ancestors,…

Building your Village

January 31, 2024

Written by Arielle Chung, Community Ambassador In today’s fast-paced world, the age-old proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child,” is more important than ever. It emphasizes the importance…

VAROS: Empowering Communities Through Inclusive Immunization Education

January 3, 2024

Written by Abira Vaithilingam, Marketing and Fund Development Coordinator Scarborough, December 2023 – In a ground-breaking initiative to enhance community well-being, the Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities (SCHC) proudly launches…

Self-Care as a Parent

January 3, 2024

Written by Kerry-Ann McKenzie, Community Ambassador After becoming a parent, the focus often shifts entirely to the child’s needs. Parenting is an all-encompassing role, demanding 100% dedication. Amidst the responsibility…

The Importance of “Aunting”: The Auntie Betty Story

October 17, 2022

Written by Tagan Mani, Marketing and Fund Development Coordinator Aunting. This a term you may not be familiar with, but you should, as you have probably already experienced its impact…

Student-managed farm sprouts social good through Work-Integrated Learning

May 10, 2022

Story by University of Toronto Scarborough Department of Management The idea for the WIL farm began germinating in 2019 after the Department of Management met with community agencies, including the SCHC,…

Nichola Bynoe, The Woman Behind Gordon Ridge’s New Beginnings

May 10, 2022

Written by Tagan Mani, Marketing & Fund Development Coordinator ​and Abirah Chandraraj, Social Media Intern Nichola Bynoe is a  member of the Hub’s Resident Action Committee (RAC). She has been…

How being an ambassador helped mold my personality and resilience

May 10, 2022

Written by Abirah Chandraraj, Social Media Intern The vaccine engagement project is not only positively affecting the wellbeing of our community through increasing the vaccination rates but it is also impacting our…