The retail industry may be disrupted, but it is certainly not collapsing. This was a key message at a recent roundtable that brought together retailers and non-profits to discuss how community-based training initiatives can help fill the hiring gap.
Do you have high-end clothing and accessories to donate, but aren't sure if they're appropriate for GLOW? With the new Pay It Forward program, you can drop off designer items to our partner Flair Trade - and 70% of the sale proceeds will go right back to GLOW!
This May, youth from across the city who are facing economic barriers will come to New Circles to shop for the perfect prom outfit. There are many ways to get involved, from organizing a Prom Drive, to donating clothing, to making a financial contribution.
"This morning, I reflect on a journey that started out with hesitant, tentative steps. We see just how far we have come...it has been an honour and a privilege being part of this journey with you all."
When clients, volunteers and donors come to New Circles, the first face they see if often Alberto Munoz. Alberto manages the busy front desk, providing frontline reception services to New Circles’ diverse community members.
New Circles was honoured to receive the Mo Davies Award for Excellence in Fundraising by a Small Organization at the Association of Fundraising Professionals Annual Congress on Wednesday, November 23.
This time last year, we saw an outpouring of support in response to the Syrian refugee crisis. But our work at New Circles hasn't stopped there. This holiday season, we're pleased to launch the Warm Welcomes Gift Catalogue, offering a range of simple gifts that make a real impact.
Our friends at Little White Sneakers and Fun Love Photography are hosting a fantastic fundraiser on Saturday, November 12 in support of New Circles!
On October 20, more than two hundred guests ate, drank, danced and mingled at Amsterdam Brewery in support of New Circles at the Leaside Smokedown.
Where can you see a knight in shining armour, Captain America, and a Storm Trooper all in one room? At the annual Spooktacular, of course!
Seniors are some of the most vulnerable members of our community, often facing social isolation, mobility barriers, and other health and accessibility issues. Due to these challenges, many of our senior clients are unable to visit GLOW – so that’s where the Mobile Mall comes in!
These fun events bring racks of specially selected clothing, shoes and accessories – as well as health workshops and a chance to socialize with volunteers and neighbours – to six local Toronto Community Housing residences.
On August 10, the Huffington Post visited the Mobile Mall and met with residents to learn about their stories. Click here to view the video!