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#myNHstory: ‘Every neighbourhood should have a safe place to go’

#myNHstory: ‘Every neighbourhood should have a safe place to go’

To celebrate Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, we’re sharing stories from our program participants, staff, and volunteers about what makes our House so special. Here, Robynn Bunch explains why it was so important to have a safe place in the neighbourhood in the...
#myNHstory: ‘A lot of good people came through here’

#myNHstory: ‘A lot of good people came through here’

To celebrate Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, we’re sharing stories from our program participants, staff, and volunteers about what makes our House so special. Here, longtime board member George Jolly and our first ever youth programmer Carol White share their...
#myNHstory: ‘You get to the 1960s and it just kinda went kaboom!’

#myNHstory: ‘You get to the 1960s and it just kinda went kaboom!’

To celebrate Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, we’re sharing stories from our program participants, staff, and volunteers about what makes our House so special. Here, longtime board member George Jolly explains why being a social worker in Mount Pleasant in the...
Volunteers learn how to teach Canadian Immigrants English

Volunteers learn how to teach Canadian Immigrants English

by Ashley Burr | Breakfast Television “In just 10 hours 18 volunteers will learn how to teach English to women who have recently immigrated to Canada. The Vancouver-based Family Literacy Outreach program has volunteers go to newcomers’ homes for one-on-one...