Archive for June, 2015

  • LiUNA Local 183 donates $10,000 to Abrigo!

    25 June 2015 / Uncategorized / Comments Off on LiUNA Local 183 donates $10,000 to Abrigo!

    Thank you to Local 183 for your support!

    On Thursday, June 25, the Labourers' International Union of North America (LiUNA) Local 183 donated $10,000 to the Abrigo Centre. The Abrigo Centre thanks all members of Local 183 for their very generous support. This gift will help improve the programs and services Abrigo provides to 6,000 clients each year.

    On hand to make the cheque presentation were Jack Oliveira, Business Manager (second right), and Luis Camara, Secretary Treasurer (left). Accepting on behalf of Abrigo is Ana Marques, Manager, Finance and Gerry Luciano, Manager, Fundraising and Communications.

  • Thank you to all who attended our Open House

    25 June 2015 / News / Comments Off on Thank you to all who attended our Open House

    Abrigo's Open House a rousing success!

    The Abrigo Centre hosted an Open House on Saturday, June 20 as part of our Silver Anniversary year celebrations. Approximately 200 local residents, clients and colleagues from other social service agencies dropped by to enjoy the food, entertainment and information provided.

    Our thanks go out to The Samba Squad and Drumartz who performed for us from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Andrew Cash, MP, Davenport and Matthew Correia, assistant to Davenport MPP Cristina Martins for helping to make it a memorable event.

    Special thank you to our sponsors for the afternoon. Johnny and Christina Mizzoni, owners of the Tim Hortons at St. Clair and Dufferin and Ann and Ferd Schroeder, owners of the McDonald's at St. Clair and Dufferin for providing the food and refreshments for the afternoon. Thank you all for your generous support!

    Most importantly, guests learned more about the variety of programs and services that have been a cornerstone of resources for Toronto's west-end community for the last 25 years. Abrigo Centre assists 6,000 clients each year.

    Thanks again to all who attended!

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