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

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,…

How being an ambassador helped mold my personality and resilience
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How being an ambassador helped mold my personality and resilience

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…

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Protecting Loved Ones All Across Scarborough: Kashmira’s Vaccination Success Story

Written by Abirah Chandraraj, Social Media Intern Many Scarborough residents have not yet been vaccinated. However, that is why we have our hard-working Vaccine Engagement Ambassadors to promote vaccinations and…

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Planting For Others During the Pandemic: How One Business Is Thinking Beyond Profits, Using Skills & Passion to Help Others

Written by Abirah Chandraraj, Social Media Intern If you ever drove by the Comfort Night Mattress & Furniture, you may have noticed a plethora of plants in front of their…

How One Local Church is Aiming High in Donations to Support Their Local Food Bank
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How One Local Church is Aiming High in Donations to Support Their Local Food Bank

Tagan Mani, Marketing & Fund Development Coordinator connected with longtime supporter and donor of SCHC, Donald MacOdrum. Donald serves as the Chair of the Mission and Outreach Committee at the…

​On The FrontLines: How Staff Members’ Dedication Make SCHC’s Vaccine Clinic Possible
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​On The FrontLines: How Staff Members’ Dedication Make SCHC’s Vaccine Clinic Possible

Written by Lori Beesley, Jason Posnansky, NP, Chris Pinto, RD, Joanne Fernandes, RPN, Kareema Nizar, NP-PHC The Hub being transformed into a vaccine clinic has received great praise from clients, staff,…

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SCHC and Partners Keeping Children Busy Staying at Home

Written by​Dominika Siemiatkowska, Community Health Program Coordinator – Health Promotion  For some children, being indoors for prolonged periods can be rather difficult; especially when the space designated for indoor play is…

Will Park Junior High School
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The Willow Park School Clinic – Ensuring Students Maximize Their Potential In School

With the new school year beginning in a couple days, The Willow Park School Clinic, brought about by the Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities in collaboration with the Toronto Foundation…

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

Story by University of Toronto Scarborough Department of Management During the 2021-22 academic year, University of Toronto Scarborough Management students grew more than 90kg of produce on campus and donated…