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GBC student Jobim Novak turns from drugs to music

Tina Todaro, The Dialog, December 7, 2015  Through music and writing, Jobim Novak has overcome many of the challenges that left him choosing between life and death. “The bullying, which made me feel like a nobody, made me want to stray from my previously good morals, and become not only a substance abuser, but a thug,” […]

Ve’ahavta Gala Honours Leaders and Humanitarians

The CJN, Friday, November 13, 2015 Jodie Shupac, Staff Reporter Until a few years ago, Bob, 40, never imagined he would be homeless, but a personal crisis launched him into a tailspin that saw him experience serious psychological and financial straits, including homelessness. A housing counsellor recommended he apply for the Ve’ahavta Street Academy (VSA), […]

Stars aplenty attend Ve’ahavta’s Chai Anniversary Fundraiser (The Canadian Jewish News)

TORONTO — The stars shone Sunday night at Toronto’s Koerner Hall, where Ve’ahavta’s volunteers and clients paid tribute to the organization at its Tikun Olam Awards Ceremony and fundraising gala. Starry Nights, was indeed a star-studded affair attended by more than 500 supporters to mark Ve’ahavta’s 18th year of providing relief to hunger, homelessness and […]

Starry Nights 2014 (City News)

Starry Nights 2014 (CTV)

John Tory at Starry Nights 2014 (CP24)