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Kathy James is the cofounder and co-developer of our new grocery delivery process. She has an wonderful ability to see how things work together on a detailed level and helped come up with an incredibly smooth, seamless, detailed and flawless process. Put together during on a very short timeline, we wouldn’t have been able to move to grocery home delivery without her.

Kathy is tireless - she trains Food Market volunteers, is on the phone calling grocery recipients, organizing grocery orders and details such as when to pack, how to pack, how to colour code for drivers, when the drivers should arrive, etc.. Kathy is very passionate and excellent at what she’s does. We are beyond thankful for Kathy's passion to help.
Stacy Bailey is the hands and feet of volunteer management at HOPE House. As a volunteer she has stepped up in a tremendous way to help our Immediate Relief Manager who is working offsite.

Stacy is learning and has learned the subtleties and nuances of how to recognize the fit between what people want to do and the volunteer opportunities available.

While holding the vision of what HOPE House wants to be, Stacy has the ability to raise a person up to who they’re meant to be and to realizing their value through volunteerism. 

We are very, very thankful to Darren Devine for his generosity. Darren has  donated protective face shields to HOPE House, Guelph General Hospital, Grove Memorial Hospital, and First Responders. Darren has also donated Wellness Boxes and rice to our food market.

Darren has truly demonstrated his commitment to community by going above and beyond to ensure the safety and well-being of front line staff across sectors!

Andrew Goodwin, founder of, is a local photographer who is currently auctioning gorgeous photographs taken in and around Guelph with 100% of the proceeds coming to HOPE House. You can decorate your home or office, and support community in one go due to his talent and generosity! Learn more about this initiative on and @beautifulguelph on Instagram

We've been getting terrific feedback about The Wellness Project! 

The Wellness Project is a partnership between HOPE House & The Community Company - building community in a time of crisis by delivering Wellness Boxes to individuals & families who need them most.

Every Wellness Box includes healthy foods, mental wellness items, and a gentle reminder to the recipient that they are loved

Here are just a few examples of what recipients have to say: 
"I felt very happy, they brought very good feelings"

"I felt cared for and loved. It was a really nice gesture. It was really sweet"

"It was nice. I felt good"

"I felt thankful"

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