A Home For Many
Scarboro is a home and shelter for many groups seeking a comfortable and community-oriented place to carry out their activities/wishes/dreams. A full list of current and on-going activities can be found on the Events. Listed below are specific on-going activities.
These groups are not officially affiliated with the UCW but share similar goals of friendship and service:
Group #4 - No regular meetings scheduled, but sandwiches are made every 3 months for the Drop-In Centre.
Social Justice and Outreach
We liaise, contributing time and funds to such agencies as Calgary Drop-In Centre, Project Ploughshares, Habitat for Humanity, Inn From the Cold, Interfaith Food Bank, CUPS, Meals on Wheels, an AIDS hospice, CARZ Zambia Project, Adopt-a-Family Project at Christmas and provide emergency assistance to local family service agencies throughout the year. Also, in addition to supporting of the Mission and Service Fund of the United Church of Canada:
Volunteer Activities at Connaught School, Calgary
This school offers many opportunities to assist children in need including participating in the Partners in Literacy Program.
Supporting Cause Canada
Projects in developing countries: In spring of 2011 we began sponsoring an Empowerment Program for Women in Guatemala. Our funds will be matched 3 times by CIDA.