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Toronto Central

The Toronto Central chapter is involved in different events and projects throughout the year to help the poor and vulnerable in downtown Toronto.

Toronto Central Volunteers Serving at Sistering

Toronto Church Volunteers Serving at Sistering

These include:

The goal of the Toronto Central chapter is to help the poor and disadvantaged get to levels that they have never reached before and help them to  have  fresh hope again.

The Toronto Church  Chapter is led by Phil Osagie, the chapter director.  He  has demonstrated a strong commitment to helping the poor around the world, especially in Toronto and Africa.

Dr Phil Osagie, The Toronto chapter director

With a stong background in international business and public relations, Phil has been active in the work for the poor for many years. . He has been a community advocate and supporter of several charities including War Child, World Vision and the Canadian National Institute of the Blind (CNIB) where he serves as Vision mate. He is the co-founder of the African Blind Foundation, a charity that provides educational and material support to blind persons in the African continent.He is married to an ‘angel,’ Stella, and they have three sons.

Phil Osagie can be reached by email at

Annual Jeans, Boots and Socks Drive 


Please Donate Hygiene Essentials

Our Toronto chapter is collecting the following items to distribute to members of our community experiencing homelessness in downtown Toronto: Toothbrushes Toothpaste Hand lotion Body lotion Shampoo Face Towel Face Masks Soap There is a desperate need for these items and your help will be greatly appreciated. There are over 9,200 people

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A helping hand in Toronto

Our Toronto Chapter has recently rolled out a care program to help members of their community experiencing homelessness. Volunteers from the chapter gave out personal care packages on Sunday at Allan Gardens in downtown Toronto. Each package had a selection of essential personal hygiene products, safely packed and sanitized. Thank

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HOPE worldwide Canada volunteers on the front line

HOPE worldwide Canada would like to thank all the health care workers in our country and beyond who are working in hospitals, retirement homes and other organizations to fight Covid 19. We also have a number of nurses, personal support workers and other volunteers who work on the frontlines of

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Spreading Kindness to those Experiencing Homelessness During A Crisis

  As the Coronavirus pandemic is spreading its impact all across Canada, HOPE worldwide Canada is also spreading acts of kindness, especially to the needy and most vulnerable. The Toronto Central, East and West chapters   had a special Easter outreach at St Stephens Community House, located in downtown Toronto,

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Meeting Needs in a Time of Physical Distancing

The impact COVID-19 has made on our world is unprecedented. Our entire nation is striving to stay indoors and maintain physical distance so as to ensure the safety of not only ourselves, but our neighbours as well. And while the pandemic has forced us all to stay at home, the

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The Toronto Central chapter collected winter clothes and food for the poor

Thank you to everyone for your generous donations last Sunday at the Toronto Central chapter’s winter clothes drive.   The chapter collected gloves, winter coats and non perishable food items at the Meridian Arts Centre. Members of the Toronto Church and friends showed their incredible generosity by giving much more

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Toronto winter charity drive for the homeless

The Toronto Central chapter will be having a charity drive to help the homeless and poor families on, Sunday, December 15. They will be collecting winter jackets, gloves and non perishable food items at 10:00 am in the lobby at Meridian Arts Centre – formerly Toronto Centre for the Arts.

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Toronto Church Campus Ministry Distribute “Blessing Bags” to the Homeless

And all set for the Winter Coats & Gloves Drive on December 15 by Hope worldwide The Campus Ministry of the Toronto Church has taken a big step in helping the homeless get out of the cold this winter. In a two week program, over 50 campus students went to

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HOPE Worldwide Canada at the 2019 Ride For Refuge

We would like to say a huge “Thank You!” to everyone who participated in this year’s Ride for Refuge. Every year, HOPE worldwide Canada participates in this event to raise funds for local charities that provide refuge and hope for some of the most vulnerable people on earth. This year

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HOPE worldwide Canada marched in the Toronto Ukraine Festival parade

HOPE worldwide Canada volunteers marched in the 2019 Toronto Ukrainian Festival again this year. They marched in support of the Helping Hand for Ukraine project, which provides socio-psychological programs to children in Eastern Ukraine to help them recover from war trauma.   The program is partly funded by HOPE worldwide Canada. Our

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