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Walk the Walk for the Compass!

Our biggest fundraiser is just over a month away! Saturday September 16th, 2017 come join us at St. Mark’s Church for our annual Walk the Walk for the Compass! Join us as we take a walk through 10 beautiful parks with our volunteers, supporters and clients. After you work up a good appetite enjoy some […]

August 4, 2017  /  Comments Off on Walk the Walk for the Compass!

August Calendar

Here is a copy of our August 2017 Calendar

July 31, 2017  /  Comments Off on August Calendar

July Calendar

Here’s a copy of our July 2017 Calendar.  

June 27, 2017  /  Comments Off on July Calendar

The Compass Growers – Share your Harvest

Attention all gardeners! Would you like to support the Compass this season by growing an extra row of vegetables or donating extra produce? The Compass grows food in several plots in the Hillside Community Garden that supplement our food bank operation. We are looking to you to help increase the amount of nutritious, fresh produce […]

May 15, 2017  /  Comments Off on The Compass Growers – Share your Harvest

Growing Fresh Produce for The Compass

For the second year The Compass has a plot at Hillside Community Garden. Last year many of our volunteers and clients had the joy of tending the garden and watching it grow. The produce, including fresh herbs, tomatoes, and green beans, was a delightful addition to our market food bank.  Here are some photos from the […]

May 13, 2017  /  Comments Off on Growing Fresh Produce for The Compass

In Memory of Don McDiarmid

Don McDiarmid, a Compass board member and supporter, died on May 10, 2017. Don worked tirelessly developing opportunities for the Compass and encouraged us not to become complacent. We are saddened by his death. It is our prayer that God will comfort Don’s wife, Gail, and family. Funeral arrangement information is posted on the Skinner […]

May 11, 2017  /  Comments Off on In Memory of Don McDiarmid

The Compass 2016 AGM

The Compass AGM was held last week at West Edge Community Church. We thank them for so graciously opening their doors to us for the evening.  Here is the 2016 Annual Report. There’s a Chair Report by Pat Cullen with an overview of the last year and how “Community” is the first word that comes to […]

May 1, 2017  /  Comments Off on The Compass 2016 AGM

Compass Spring/Summer 2017 Newsletter

Here’s our Spring Summer 2017 newsletter for you to enjoy! Highlights include a story on the success of the new Women’s Group, information on a beloved board member “almost” leaving, meet a leader featuring Lionel Albert, a feature on our new board chair David McKeown, and information on our new food labelling initiative. 

April 28, 2017  /  Comments Off on Compass Spring/Summer 2017 Newsletter

U of T Alumni Video on Lis and The Compass

Check out this amazing video that the alumni association from University of Toronto made about Lis McGregor and the Compass. Did you know she volunteered here for over 10,000 hours across 14 years of volunteer work?  

April 25, 2017  /  Comments Off on U of T Alumni Video on Lis and The Compass

The Compass May Calendar

Here’s the Compass May calendar and a page with the program descriptions if you’d like to learn more about what is available at The Compass.

April 21, 2017  /  Comments Off on The Compass May Calendar