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Tis the season!

Posted December 12, 2017 by

It’s Christmas Gift Bag time here at CCSC, when community members put together gift bags for our adult guests. Christmas gift bags contain new containers of shampoo, soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, razors, feminine hygiene products, warm socks, gloves, shaving cream, chocolates, coffee and deodorant. Those bags are handed out through December and January to every adult […]

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Chalmers Downtown – Still Under Construction

Posted July 14, 2017 by

The construction of our new location – 41 Macdonell – is not quite complete. Almost. But, not quite. As a result, we will not be open to Chalmers Downtown guests next Wednesday July 19th, as planned. Please check back here on or call 519-822-8778 to get up-to-date information. Thank you for your patience! Please Note: […]

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Hooping for Hunger!

Posted June 29, 2017 by

Let’s hear it for the third annual Hooping for Hunger held at John McCrae School on May 27, 2017.  This year under grey skies many teams hooped their hula hoops to raise over $9700!   CCSC is thrilled to again be the local recipient of the funds raised along with the global charity the Hunger […]

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Passing of the Torch

Posted June 29, 2017 by

I think it was about eight years ago that I began to volunteer in the clothing area at Chalmers. At the time I was still commuting to Mississauga so my involvement was every other Friday. Sorting and arranging clothes on tables (before we purchased racks) was definitely not my favourite activity and so I spent […]

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Free Friday Van

Posted April 25, 2017 by

Chalmers Community Services Centre (CCSC) is now open at 577 Willow Road – the portable behind Three Willows Church. We are offering food, clothing, coffee, snacks and mending on Wednesdays 7-8 pm, Thursdays 9-noon and Fridays 10-noon. The Guelph Community Health Centre is driving a van on Fridays for free to CCSC on Friday mornings […]

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Agenda AGM April 9, 2017

Posted April 7, 2017 by

CHALMERS COMMUNITY SERVICES CENTRE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 9 April 2017, RLB, LLP Guelph, 197 Hanlon Creek Boulevard #103, Guelph, ON, 2 pm Welcome by the CCSC Board Chair Peter  Introductions and Opening Prayer Report from the Directors Minutes of 10 April 2016 Financial Statements for 2016 Ron Audited Financial Statement, December 31, 2016 Analysis of […]

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Chalmers Community Services Centre is Re-Locating

Posted March 17, 2017 by

CCSC will close at 40 Baker St. on March 24, 2017 and will reopen the pantry on Wednesday, April 12, 7 – 8 pm, and Thursday, April 13, 10 am – 12 pm, at 577 Willow Rd., which is our second location called Chalmers WEST. We will be closed for Good Friday on April 14. […]

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Businesses That Support/Sponsor Chalmers

Posted February 6, 2017 by

Buns Master West End Bakery Wellington Cakes Town and Country Restaurant & Tavern Diana Restaurant Borealis RU Serious Symposium With the Grain York Road Kitchen & Chocolate Bar Ignatius CSA Cedar Down CSA The Wooly Pub Zoup Eric The Baker Guelph Potters’ Guild Dale Mark Pottery Pavlo Pottery Studio and Shoppe Indira Singh Zver Pottery […]

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Christmas Gift Bags Campaign – It’s Time!

Posted November 22, 2016 by

The Christmas season will soon be upon us and the Christmas Gift Bag Campaign is getting underway. Last year, many of our supporters donated Christmas Gift Bags to CCSC in lieu of store bought gifts for friends and family members. Now, that’s a neat idea! Every adult who receives service at CCSC receives a Gift […]

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CCSC volunteers are top notch

Posted July 18, 2016 by

Chalmers Community Services Centre (CCSC) runs on the power of volunteers. 90 volunteers, actually. In 2015, over 90 volunteers worked 6582 hours, about 549 hours a month. Man, that’s a lot of hours. Like, a lot. Those volunteers are the ones handing out food and clothing. They are providing snacks and coffee. They are shopping […]

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United Way City of Guelph Guelph Community Foundation Donate a Car Guelph United Ministries Flow Office Wisdom United Church of Canada Foundation