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Our work is ever-changing because our clients’ journeys and challenges evolve. Here are some updates on what’s happening at LOFT and the community in which we work.

An update from Heather McDonald, CEO

An update from Heather McDonald, CEO

An update from Heather McDonald, CEO If I were asked to name one common thread among the updates I’m ...
Over a Decade of Support: Andre’s Story

Over a Decade of Support: Andre’s Story

Numerous challenges led Andre to LOFT, where he found hope and unwavering support. Andre has been a ...
When community starts in the kitchen

When community starts in the kitchen

Every day is different for Berely, the kitchen supervisor at LOFT’s John Gibson House. John Gibson House provides specialized supportive housing and personalized care to vulnerable older adults with complex needs.
St. Anne’s Place provides the active social life Connie needs

St. Anne’s Place provides the active social life Connie needs

  Living with arthritis and memory loss are two significant challenges for Connie, an 80-year-old resident ...
Spring update from Heather McDonald, CEO

Spring update from Heather McDonald, CEO

Happy New Year to our LOFT Community! During the holidays, I had the opportunity to spend time with ...
Working together to help those most affected by the affordability crisis

Working together to help those most affected by the affordability crisis

The most vulnerable in our community are facing challenges with rising costs, a housing crisis, and increasing ...
Cultivating a sense of community with Christa

Cultivating a sense of community with Christa

Christa has been working with LOFT for the past three years, initially joining us as a Life Enrichment Worker and ...
Providing hope to clients like Jeremy

Providing hope to clients like Jeremy

Jeremy has been one of our clients for the past nine years. Growing up, Jeremy excelled in school. By the time he ...
Building a brighter future for youth

Building a brighter future for youth

Mental health concerns and addiction are some of the most complex challenges facing youth in Canada today, but ...
Holiday Update from Heather McDonald, CEO

Holiday Update from Heather McDonald, CEO

Together with hospitals, partners, volunteers and donors, countless lives have been ...
Fall Update from Heather McDonald, CEO

Fall Update from Heather McDonald, CEO

Responding to unmet needs and supporting clients According to Statistics Canada, more than two in ...
Bienca’s story: Finding life-saving support

Bienca’s story: Finding life-saving support

Bienca is an ambitious person, who is goal-oriented in all corners of her life. She completed a 16-week baking ...