• Creating Awareness with #RedforChange

    Creating Awareness with #RedforChange

    It is mid-November, where does the time go? World AIDS Day is just around the corner, December 1st. We are hosting an event that evening. It is in Richmond Hill from 5-7pm, inquire at with […]

     
  • Resource and Development ~ Non-Profit Style

    Resource and Development ~ Non-Profit Style

    Depending on the type of business you are running, resource and development can mean slightly different things and/or focus on one or two areas more so than others. These things can include but are not […]

     
  • Fundraising Partnership ~ Raising profits with a chocolatey Twist

    Fundraising Partnership ~ Raising profits with a chocolatey Twist

    It was a few years back now that we established this partnership between CAYR and Cocoa40’s #Chocolate4Change Campaign Fundraising for non-profits is a crucial undertaking, and CAYR works hard at being able to raise funds […]

     
  • Here we go again: A Taste for Life 2022

    Here we go again: A Taste for Life 2022

    As per usual, CAYR’s A Taste for Life fundraising event needs support, your support. The need for care and donations is so very vital. Folks who seek support and services through CAYR already face some […]

     
  • Rapid tests for the diagnosis of syphilis and HIV: A potential game changer for Canada

    Rapid tests for the diagnosis of syphilis and HIV: A potential game changer for Canada

    Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection that is on the rise in Canada, with many areas experiencing outbreaks. In 2019, the Alberta Chief Medical Officer of Health declared an outbreak after observing a rise in […]

     
  • Gratitude

    Gratitude

    It has been a long and challenging year at CAYR, so many ups and downs and uncertainties. After the arrival of COVID and lockdowns and restrictions, a lot of us were hopeful for change and […]

     
  • Leading With Heart

    Leading With Heart

    I could immediately see that the gift card I gave to him during his previous visit was put to good use as he told me about the new pair of boots that he was able to […]

     
  • Always here to Remember, Never to forget

    Always here to Remember, Never to forget

    CAYR Community Connections is starting this week our annual Red for Change campaign, a campaign that is meant to bring about awareness to HIV/AIDS. During the last two weeks of November, leading up to World […]

     
  • Stories

    Stories

    Who doesn’t like a good story? Whether it is a page turner or one that folds out on a screen, these gems can add so much to our lives. As a movie buff, a book […]

     
  • Science, Sentiment and Inspiration during a Global Pandemic

    Science, Sentiment and Inspiration during a Global Pandemic

    It’s been a while since I have written something. I wasn’t sure what to write, or what inspired me lately enough to write about. In trying to get to the heart of what I wanted to […]