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CIBC Mellon Gardening 2013 (1)

Donor Profile: CIBC Mellon

“CIBC Mellon has supported Eva’s since 2009, as donors, volunteers and very satisfied customers of the Eva’s Phoenix Print Shop. Over the years we have experimented with a variety of volunteering activities, including sports days, construction projects and movie nights.  We’ve found that what works best for all involved is when our volunteers cook a […]

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Taste Matters — October 21



Canadian initiatives fighting youth homelessness to be honoured with awards dedicated to Cory Monteith

The annual Eva’s Awards for Ending Youth Homelessness, hosted by Toronto-based charity Eva’s Initiatives and sponsored by the Sprott Foundation in collaboration with Virgin Unite, will this year be given in honour of the late Cory Monteith. The Canadian actor, known for his role in the TV hit series Glee, was a Virgin Unite ambassador and an outspoken supporter of the fight against youth homelessness. He sadly passed away at age 31 on July 13, 2013.

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Eva’s new employment program in Property Maintenance and Construction

In July, Eva’s Phoenix awoke to the sound of construction, as 10 youth started their first day of our new employment program in Property Maintenance and Construction. Sandra, a remarkable student and the only female in the program, was full of raw energy. It didn’t take any time to identify that she was full of […]

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Special Wishlist Items

Seedlings for Eva's Place food and flower garden (NEW)
Gently used chest freezer (NEW)
6 new Mac computers for the Print Shop
Sturdy folding chairs (30+)

Please contact Christine Thompson regarding Special Wish List Items at

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