March for Meals – Community Champions Week

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March

March for Meals – Community Champions Week

The 2021 March for Meals’ Community Champions Week will be celebrated from Monday, March 22 to Friday, March 26. During this time, Ontario Meals on Wheels programs will welcome prominent community members to help support the program and give a voice to seniors and people with disabilities; to help raise awareness for their needs; and to share the power and importance of Meals on Wheels.

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March

The Challenges of COVID-19: A year of Hunger, Hope, and Resilience at Dixon Hall

As we mark the one-year anniversary of the start of our current global pandemic, it is important to reflect on how much and how deeply our community has been affected. Here at Dixon Hall, we are taking a moment to look back at the experiences and challenges that certainly tested us, but that also made us stronger as an organization, and as a community. 

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March

International Women’s Day at Dixon Hall

March 8, International Women’s Day, is a day for all of us to notice. And from where I’m sitting, as part of Philanthropy & Communications at one of Toronto’s oldest multi-service agencies, there are reasons to pause on this date, one that is meant to be both a celebration of the achievements of women, and a call to action for gender equity.

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February

The paradox of caring: a lesson for systemic change

This year during Black History Month, I struggled with my blog and how best to communicate a message worth sharing.  Not because I do not have things to say about Black History Month, but because I have too many things to say about where we are in our collective Black history this month. 

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February

Dixon Hall Statement – February 17, 2021

A fire occurred during the evening of February 14 at the Bond Place Hotel. The Hotel is currently serving as a shelter, leased to the City of Toronto, and is being operated by Dixon Hall. The fire was contained by Toronto Fire and there were no injuries.