Our Stories

Bowl of fruit
May 23, 2019
Fruit and field trips
There’s something about the sight and smell of a big bowl of fresh fruit that can really lift the spirits. Thanks to the Morel Family Foundation, families at RMHC Toronto have been enjoying...
Volunteer folding laundry
April 17, 2019
The heart of RMHC Toronto
From April 7 to 13, we celebrated National Volunteer Week to thank the over 500 volunteers at our House and Family Rooms.  At RMHC Toronto, we believe that volunteers are the heart of our...
Mike Perkins
March 20, 2019
Energetic Mike
Mike Perkins with fellow Front Desk volunteer, Janet Sutton. If you arrive at RMHC Toronto on a Thursday afternoon and find Mike Perkins at the Front Desk, more than likely, he is going to be...
Claire and Henry
January 16, 2019
Better together
Henry and Claire Fournier’s family and friends know they can’t make plans with the couple on Mondays. That’s because the retirees dedicate that day to volunteering at two places...
Michelle Toro
October 26, 2018
An Olympic volunteer
From 2014 to 2016, Michelle Toro volunteered in the Family Room at Rouge Valley Centenary. Then she went to the Rio Olympics and won a bronze medal in swimming! She recently addressed our...
Corrine Gagne
August 30, 2018
Retired Sudbury Police sergeant launches second career with us
Corinne Gagne has devoted her entire career to helping people – but how she’s doing it now is dramatically different than even just one year ago. This January, the Sudbury native...
Mary Pat Armstrong
February 21, 2018
Our Founding Director
It started with a phone call. In late 1978, Mary Pat Armstrong picked up the receiver to hear her daughter’s oncologist, Dr. Peter McClure, ask if she wanted to be part of trying to...
J.P., Marifa and Caleb MacMullen
February 21, 2018
Why we're going to RECESS
At the beginning of 2018, Marifa and John MacMullen sat down with their kids and asked them what special activities they would like to do together as a family this year. Their two boys, J.P. and...
Marko Lindhe playing hockey with two boys
January 24, 2018
Meaning for Marko
As a successful entrepreneur, Marko Lindhe often finds himself mired down in the pressures of the business world. That’s why the co-founder of Minutes Solutions Inc. so appreciates his...
Mitchell Vendrov beside the RMHC Toronto sign
June 12, 2017
A talented teen
Mitchell Vendrov is a busy guy. On top of his grade 12 studies, he plays piano, is on the debate team, serves on student council, volunteers at his local hospital and dabbles in poetry writing...
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