Stella's Place Blog
How to Create Community: Celebrating Our Volunteers

How to Create Community: Celebrating Our Volunteers

 What do these 10 people have in common?  They believe in Stella’s Place. They share a passion for film and young adult mental health. They agree that films can open up dialogue and encourage reflection in a way that little else can.  They are the Get Reel Film Fest...

read more
Let’s Catch Up for Giving Tuesday

Let’s Catch Up for Giving Tuesday

 It’s been almost two years since Stella’s Place turned virtual. During that time, the mental health needs of young people in this city have never been greater.  Youth, especially racialized youth, are experiencing disproportionate employment, housing and food...

read more
Fall Updates: What’s New at Stella’s Place

Fall Updates: What’s New at Stella’s Place

 Change. What else is new? Everywhere we turn, things have changed. The pandemic has set the world on a path to change, to learn about just how interconnected we are. And vulnerable. The Black Lives Matter movement and the movement for Truth and Reconciliation for...

read more
A Caring Corporation: Invesco

A Caring Corporation: Invesco

 Invesco Cares Toronto, the charity arm of investment company Invesco here in the city, has been a generous corporate partner for the last three years. Invesco Cares first approached Stella’s Place after their charity committee, which is run entirely by employees,...

read more
How to Prep for a 5K: A Starter’s Guide

How to Prep for a 5K: A Starter’s Guide

 Amateur runners, never fear. A 5k run can be daunting but what a thrill when you cross that finish line! Here at Stella’s Place, we have a lot of experience hosting and participating in charity runs. We’re here to help you succeed every step of the way.  We’ve all...

read more
Final Strokes on 54 Wolseley

Final Strokes on 54 Wolseley

 Terry Mazerolle, the site supervisor overseeing renovations at our new home on 54 Wolseley Street, is pleased with how things are coming along. He loves the great warm feel of the now exposed brick and wood in the over 100-year-old former candy factory. “I’m a...

read more
Building Community Through Film

Building Community Through Film

 For Mental Health week this year, Stella’s Place hosted our first film festival to raise awareness about mental health challenges, support the talented filmmakers and artists in our community, and bring people together in a time of isolation. From May 3 to May 7,...

read more