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kids photobooth Christmas

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Jan 20

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Community Christmas Dinner

Our community dinner on November 29, 2019 was a great success — maybe even our best one yet! Through our partnership with The Meeting House, members of our community took part in a hearty meal, sing alongs, and other games and activities. Over 100 meals were served. Children that attended also went home with a […]

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Programs

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Jan 20

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Year-in-Review: Afterschool Programs

Our Shoreham and Oakdale afterschool programs are off to a great start this school year. The students have been engaged in meaningful educational activities such as school trips to the Ontario Science Centre, a meet and greet with CFL football player and Grey Cup Champ Ryan Hinds, and a science engagement project led by SciXchange ...

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Tour de Duke heights bike event

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Jan 20

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Tour de DUKE Heights Bike Event

Several of our youth and children involved in ICO programs took part in a free community bike race organized by the Duke Heights BIA and City Councillor Anthony Perruzza on Saturday, October 5, 2019. It was a great way for our kids to get active and have fun. They were also provided with free, brand […]

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Scotiarun 2019

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Nov 19

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Scotiabank Run 2019

A lot has happened with Inner City Outreach in these past few months. On October 20, 2019, over 30 people, including businesses, individuals, families, and yes, babies in strollers, took part in the Scotiabank Run at the Toronto Waterfront in support of ICO. Members participated in the 5km walk/run and the half marathon. This event ...

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Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon 2017

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Nov 17

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Scotiarun 2017

A big thank you to everyone who ran and contributed towards this year’s Scotiabank Waterfront Toronto Marathon. We collectively raised $10 000 for our after-school programs! I wouldn’t call myself a runner or even describe myself as athletic by any stretch. Friends and family also know that I’m not a morning person either. So, ...

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Livion

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Nov 17

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Youth Mentor highlight: Livion

At Inner City Outreach, we encourage teenagers to give back to their community by serving at the after-school programs. After volunteering for a period of time, they are given honourariums for their mentoring commitment. Meet Livion, one of our awesome Youth Mentors. 1. Tell us a little bit about yourself. My name is Livion and […]

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Brampton beasts hockey game

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Nov 17

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ICO meets the Beast

On October 27th, the ICO scouts went to the Powerade Centre for the 5th Annual Scout Sleepover. There were 12 scouts between the ages of 8 and 15 accompanied with 2 leaders. That night, they cheered on the Brampton Beasts, the local hockey team, alongside dozens of other scouts during a hockey game against the […]

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Behind the scenes tour of the Rogers Centre

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Nov 17

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A Summer to Remember

Kids in the Jane and Finch neighbourhood enjoyed an action-packed summer camp On July 10th, 2017, Inner City Outreach opened its doors to over 50 children and youth from the Jane-Finch community for our very first independently-run summer camp program, Camp Freedom. During the six weeks, there were many laughs and life-time memories ...

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May 17

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Scouts corner with Abigail Jegede

As an ICO scout member for the past five years, I’ve come to realize that Scouts Canada is such a great opportunity especially for kids in the inner city. Many of us don’t really know what it’s like to be connected with nature, and Scouts can change that. We get a chance to spend a […]

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May 17

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Dropping in on the Dynamic Duo

Dropping in on the Dynamic Duo Meet Bernice Orowale and DeVaughn Shaw, the two leaders who started a drop-in and creative arts program in early 2017. They’re giving youth in the neighbourhood more than another reason to love Fridays 1. Tell us a little bit about yourself and your connection with ICO. Bernice (B): I’m a […]

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