Archive for February, 2018

  • Abrigo Celebrates International Women's Day

    28 February 2018 / Uncategorized / 0 Comment

    Casa do Alentejo is the Site for this Year's Event on Thursday, March 8th

    The Abrigo Centre will host its largest ever International Women’s Day celebration on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Case do Alentejo Community Centre in Toronto. The event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This will be the first time that Abrigo has celebrated this annual worldwide event outside its own walls.

    The day will raise awareness, inspire and educate women on relevant social, financial and wellness issues while also providing an entertaining experience. We have assembled a stimulating line-up of guest speakers that will energize and empower individuals to learn, grow, change behaviors or change our community.

    All programming will done in Portuguese.

    The Abrigo Centre has been a cornerstone of social support for the west-end Toronto community for the last 28 years. With a solid base of clients and supporters, Abrigo will extend its reach to invite members of other community organizations and clubs to attend the event. We anticipate that at approximately 200 women from our community will enjoy the experience in friendly, comfortable setting.

    If you would like to attend, please register by calling 416-534-3434.

  • Abrigo Gala is Sat. March 3rd

    26 February 2018 / Uncategorized / 0 Comment

    350 Guests Expected to Attend Annual Fundraiser

    Abrigo's annual Imagine the Possibilities fundraising Gala will take place this Saturday, March 3rd at LiUNA Local 183's Gerry Gallagher Hall.

    It promises to be a spectacular night with a distinct Brazilian theme as the event is subtitled "One Night in Rio". Among the entertainers that evening include Batucada Carioca Samba Band, a high energy performance by Axe Capoeira Toronto and finally dancing well into the evening by Banda ZucaTuga featuring Luanda Jones.

    Last minute tickets are still available. Call 416-534-3434.

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