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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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Thank You London

10 May 2014 marked London’s inaugural Hockey Helps the Homeless tournament; and what an incredible hockey-filled day we all had! The Western Fair District Sports District was buzzing with excitement, talent and a commitment to raise funds to relieve homelessness in our city. Each of the 12 men’s and 6 women’s teams laced up and...
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Over $6,000 Raised

Thank you Impark! Impark generously offered Memorial Cup attendees $5 off event parking during London Knights games, with a donation of a non-perishable item to support the Unity Project. In just 3 nights – May 16, 18, 21 – heaps and heaps of food, and over $6,000 was donated to fill Unity Project’s shelves. We...
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Bravo! Thank You!

Thank you for helping make UPwithART such an enormous success. T’was indeed the arty-party for relief of homelessness… and after-arty-party! This event is deeply meaningful to our cause for the community it creates among us, in the increasing respect it generates for all of us and the support it draws for the Unity Project and its Life Skills...
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