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Christmas Gift Bag Campaign

Posted November 1, 2018 by

The Christmas season will soon be upon us and the Christmas Gift Bag Campaign is getting underway.   We hope you will consider supporting this valuable program.  Each year we hear from CCSC guests how grateful they are to receive this gift and that, for many, it is the ONLY gift they receive. For this […]

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What’s Happening at Chalmers West?

Posted February 6, 2018 by

Did you know Chalmers actually has two locations?! We have one location on Macdonell Street, for guests who are needing access to food downtown. And then we’ve got this wonderful thing that happens every Thursday morning on the property of Three Willows Church in the west end of the city. That’s Chalmers West. They offer food […]

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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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