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
Since 2013, 105 Gibson Centre has been serving the community with diversified services with aims to address physical, emotional and physical needs. The COVID-19 pandemic response forced us to close in mid-March and has since greatly impacted the Centre’s operations and finances. We are currently providing only two essential services by appointments through Food Bank
Hatam Al Ameri 105 Gibson Centre’s Food Bank is not the first food bank that Hatem visited after arriving in Canada in 2017. However, the Centre’s friendly environment and staff had given him a sense of belonging. To him, the Centre is different from other places because he feels the people here love to help
Benny Wong As a recent grad with steady employment, Benny always considers himself lucky to have everything he needs and not having to worry about anything. Volunteering at 105 Gibson’s Food Bank, Tax Clinic and the Out of the Cold program reinforced this and has changed his perspective of the Centre. When Benny first heard
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
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
~ by Yee Lee Hung Being a mom of three young boys, I often need to find ways to teach them about sharing God’s love with others. Through Lok Ping, my husband and I learned about how people use the Food Bank services at 105 Gibson Centre, and we shared these stories with our children.
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
NPower Canada has been renting 105 Gibson Centre’s facilities since September 2016 to host our free IT training and job placement program for underserved young adults. Though we have several locations in the GTA, 105 Gibson was our first site in York Region. Its location along the Markham/Toronto boundary makes transportation convenient to our participants.
By Pastor Jackie Sheridan, Toronto Christian Community Church While families were preparing to sit down with loved ones and gorge on roasted turkey meals, giving thanks for the many blessings they enjoyed throughout the year, there are many in our community who rely on the generosity of others to provide meals to sustain their families.