Sophia’s Story

Sofia’s Story  Written By Jennifer van Gennip “I’ve got nowhere else to go.” For years, Sophia has been working 2 jobs to keep up with the bills. But after the holidays, she started getting fewer shifts at the store and ended up short on rent one month,...

Anna’s Story

​When I started the non-profit After the Curb I never thought that one day I would be working as the Managing Director of Barrie’s first Furniture Bank. In fact, I didn’t even know what a “Furniture Bank” was. I had also never heard of Redwood Park Communities. I just...

Ms. Lucy Pino

This is a guest post by Sara Peddle, Executive Director of the David Busby Centre.  When Sean Richardson heard about the naming of Lucy’s Place, he sent Sara this photo that he had taken. It is believed to be one of the last photos of Lucy, taken in 2014. ​...