We are here for you during COVID-19!

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting every part of our daily lives. 105 Gibson Centre greets you with our blessings and wishes everyone well! 105 Gibson Centre has been closed to the public since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 outbreak as a pandemic. Yet we did not stop caring for the community. In fact, we

Finding Hope for the Lost

In the last six years, we have encountered many people who have faced challenges in their lives: older adults isolated from community; youth at loss and uncertain about their future; food bank clients adjusting to a new country or the homeless seeking warmth and shelter. While our existing programs and services can alleviate some of

Paying it Forward – Jenny Azad Oghli

Arriving in Canada as a refugee from war-torn Syria four years ago, Jenny was eager for a new adventure here but cultural, financial and linguistic barriers hindered her family to housing, food and education. However her greatest concern was her two young daughters who longed to see their friends in Syria. They could not adjust

Thankful for the Unconditional Love

Nestor Lau Nestor’s positive attitude towards life is reflected in his zealous caring for his mother, who has diabetes and memory loss. Their physical, emotional and spiritual needs have been well met by 105 Gibson Centre’s Abundant Life Institute for the past 2 years and he is very grateful to every volunteer’s unconditional companionship and

True Meaning of Serving

Many Syrian refugees have arrived in Toronto in recent years, with a high percentage of them residing within walking distance of the 105 Gibson Centre. By serving them through the Food Bank, Lok-Ping reflects on the true meaning of serving. We all have our comfort zones and a natural tendency to associate with people from

Friendship Kitchen

Ani is a happy lady from Syria and always has a big smile on her face. She knows deeply that God has called her to serve in Canada and by combining her experience and passion, she had found the perfect opportunity and platform to serve Syrian women who are trying to integrate into the Canadian

Understanding my Mother

~ By Shen Wing Lui Shen Wing Lui has been an active participant of 105 Gibson’s Abundant Life Institute and hopes to be more involved with the Centre’s activities in the future. He moved to Toronto from New Brunswick in 2013 as he wanted to live closer to his mother and sister. He was introduced

The Fulfillment of Learning and Serving

Winston and his wife Ruby joined 105 Gibson’s Abundant Life Program (currently Abundant Life Institute) almost two years ago as they identified with 105 Gibson’s mission and decided to support the community by attending the classes here. While Winston enjoys tai chi classes, Ruby loves to attend line dancercise classes to stay healthy.  Winston is

Father – Son Learning Time

Cheung’s family is one of the few families in which two generations attend classes at 105 Gibson Centre together for one mutual interest – stay healthy.  Mr. Cheung Hin-Tung (the father) has poor vision and weak knees limiting his mobility and thus made it difficult for him to exercise. His son Edmund and his daughter-in-law Cordelia invited