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The Good Neighbours' Club (GNC) and the Royal Canadian Military Institute (RCMI) commemorate Canada's role in D-Day with a screening of "D-Day: Canada's 24 Hours of Destiny.

This fundraising event for the GNC will take place Monday, June 6 at the RCMI. Please join us!
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We at GNC know all too well this is a significant problem in Toronto.
The number of seniors who are homeless in Canada is rising dramatically, according to new research. “They are the new face of homelessness,” said researcher Victoria Burns, who did her PhD on aging and homelessness at McGill University. Burns is talking about people 50 and over — many who have become
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With the marvelous weather in Toronto this weekend, no doubt everyone is thinking of spring cleaning and gardening.

We have an appeal to all our loyal followers. Do have any old plastic stackable lawn chairs that you are thinking of replacing? We could use them.

For the 1st time in two years, we will finally get our courtyard back in May. The men love this space. It is one of the few outdoor spaces where they can safely enjoy the good weather, catch up with old friends, or just enjoy a warm day in the sun.

You can drop off your old lawn chair any day between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., 7 days a week here at 170 Jarvis Street.

Enjoy the spring cleaning and thank you!
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OMG - we were surprised !
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April 9 is Vimy Ridge Day, a day to honour and commemorate those Canadians who fought in the Battle of Vimy Ridge. April 9, 2016 marks the 99th anniversary of the battle that helped define Canada as a nation.

The staff and members of The Good Neighbours' Club pay tribute to those fought for our freedom.
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Many of our men face sytemic barriers daily in trying to keep up their health.
Living on the street, even something as simple as finding a place to store medicine can be an insurmountable challenge.
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Documentary explores the bond between the homeless and their devoted pets. In Toronto it would be great if we could expand shelters allowing pets. Especially, in the core of the City, often it is a struggle for people to get out to Fred Victor's Bethlehem United Shelter.
TORONTO - It was the sight of what appeared to be a homeless man in medical distress that caught filmmaker Helene Choquette's attention.
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Report finds number of Veteran's who are #homeless higher than previously thought.
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Homeless man gifted new violin after reporting his old one stolen
Montrealers — and the city's Orchestre Métropolitain — are reaching out to help a homeless man who says his violin was stolen.
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The Good Neighbours' Club had an outstanding time volunteering to help sort almost 20,000 pairs of socks at Socks4Souls Canada @s4sCanada second annual sorting event this past Saturday. All of the socks will be distributed to help the homeless. Here's our team! #socksorters #sockstars
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Older adults who are experiencing homelessness have three to four times the mortality rate of the general population due to unmet physical health, mental health, and substance use treatment needs.
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The Good Neighbours’ Club is a centre for homeless and marginally housed men over 50 in downtown Toronto.
Introduction

The Good Neighbours’ Club was established in 1933 to respond to the needs of a large number of elderly, unemployed and homeless men, many of whom were veterans of the First World War. May Birchard, who founded the Club, was strongly motivated by strong principles, particularly the belief that “thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.” She and the early supporters of the Good Neighbours’ Club believed that older men in need, and particularly veterans, ought to have access to the basics for a dignified life.

We continue to ensure that the values held and practiced by the Club’s staff and volunteers are based on the fundamental principles of integrity, fairness, service, excellence and respect for human dignity and potential.

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416-366-5377
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416-366-4213