Free Store

The pandemic has been a financially difficult time for many people in our community, so we decided to give back by having a free store. This event was located inside the gym at Christian Centre Church, and any items out on the tables were free of charge to whoever wanted them. Families had many different […]

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Spring 2021: After school Homework club

The government decided to transition school from in-person to online after Christmas Break, which meant that our after-school homework program would have to move online as well. This program took place after school on Zoom where students were able to go into breakout rooms with mentors and get a lot of one on one homework […]

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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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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

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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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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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, the […]

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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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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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