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An awesome display of Unity for UPwithART’s 5th Anniversary

Sponsors and Artists gathered for a sneak peek at UPwithART’s 5th Anniversary offerings on June 2nd and then for a photo… Jim Wilkes/Unifor Local 27, Adam Giroux, Aidan Urquhart, Geoffrey Hume, Wyn Geleynse, Kim Wilkie, Brian Meehan/Museum London, Rob Nelson (standing) and Monica Lindenfield, Silvia Langer/Unity Project, Trevor McNaughton/UP+Artist (seated) gathered for a sneak peek...
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UP Annual General Meeting March 2, 2015

A great sense of community was evidenced at Unity Project’s Annual General Meeting when Brian Mortimer, Mandi Fields, Lauryn Smyth and Amanda Wilcox were honoured with a Brian Mortimer Award for Outstanding Volunteerism – March 2, 2015. These individuals inaugurated what is to become an annual tradition to recognize those who have wowed us in...
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Sock Drive helps bring warm feet to those in need

By Sean Meyer Considering there are few things as miserable as cold and wet feet, it isn’t surprising the Unity Project for Relief of Homelessness in London annually gives out at least 10,000 pairs of socks. Buying that many socks, however, carries with it a significant cost. With that in mind, students from Brescia University...
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Unity Project awards Outstanding Volunteers at Annual General Meeting

Unity Project’s Annual General Meeting on March 2nd was a well-attended and productive event. We elected (or re-elected) the board directors: Amanda Grzyb, Chair; James Spangenberg, Vice-Chair; Jane Marinelli-Simm, Secretary; Gil Warren, Treasurer; Chuck Grawburg, Rick Odegaard, Tammy Connor, Pat Malloy, Fergo Berto, Bernie Hammond, Sarah White and Dimitri Lascaris. Many thanks for the dedication...
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Raising the Roof to #endhomelessness on Toque Tuesday

Raising the Roof’s Toque Tuesday – an annual, national campaign for the elimination of homelessness in Canada – hit the streets on February 3, 2015 – a chill winter’s day. Unity Project and compassionate community supporters were out in force speaking out for the cause, visiting with homeless-serving organizations and distributing toques freely to those...
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Carols by Candlelight

The 2nd annual Carols by Candlelight was held at Aeolian Hall and featured a collection of holiday favourites performed by London musicians Amanda Perera, Denise Jung, and Ross Mortimer. Jung accompanied vocalists Perera and Mortimer on piano for their renditions of Christmas classics like The Christmas Song and O Holy Night. Following the success of...
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Media Release: Unity Project supports orchestra debt relief

London, On – Orchestra London is a community treasure. Ample and reliable support, and occasional relief, are responsibilities we must accept. The orchestra has partnered with Unity Project for six years in mounting our annual fundraiser, A Christmas Carol. This event has raised tens of thousands of dollars to help relieve homelessness in our city...
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$4,745 Raised in Parade of Renovations

The London Home Builders’ Association raised a sizable $4,745 for Unity Project with their 24th Annual Parade of Renovations – October 5, 2014. The Parade gave ticketholders the opportunity to tour 11 home renovation sites across the city and to speak firsthand with the renovators themselves. Unity Project thanks the LHBA, the renovators and all...
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Run for a Cause

“I am honoured to fundraise for the UP and its Housing Advocacy Program(HAP); supporting individuals experiencing homelessness. The HAP provides support, advocacy, resources and referrals to help individuals achieve well-being, maintain stability & integrate back into the community. I strongly believe in the UP’s model, and I thank you for your support.” -Anas El-khatib Support...
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Unity Project Golf Classic

Golf FORE Relief of Homelessness Join Unity Project’s 10th Annual Golf Classic! Wednesday 17 September 2014 West Haven Golf & Country Club 4-Person Scramble 12:30 PM Shotgun Start 7:00 PM Awards Banquet $195/player includes lunch, dinner, cart, prizes & all on course contests upgolfclassic.ca Golf & Sponsorship Registration now available online, click here. Proceeds support...
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