• 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • IN Community: 7 Activities For Older LGBTQ2+ Adults

    IN Community: 7 Activities For Older LGBTQ2+ Adults

      CAYRS 2SLGBTQ+ Older Adults and Allies Coffee Circles

  • 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 […]

  • Community Charitable Support

    Newmarket Charitable Gaming Association is a not-for-profit association supporting other not-for-profit organizations in York Region, including CAYR Community Connections. We are honoured to be part of this important source of funding that helps us with our […]

  • Welcoming 2020 with CAYR!

    Welcoming 2020 with CAYR!

    It is a little difficult for me to believe that 2020 is now something we live in and that 2019 has come to a close; but it has happened and I have to look forward. […]

  • The Frontline – Part of the ACYR Team

    After being associated for four years with the AIDS Committee of York Region, Monica carries many touching and inspiring stories regarding client interaction; she is the Manager of Support Services at ACYR. She begins to […]

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