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Beautifying Our Community

The Power of Community: Reflecting on Our Successful Charitable Event

About Us

In a world where challenges and hardships are prevalent, the power of community shines through as a beacon of hope and compassion. FreedomCity is a faith-based Canadian Charity that has been serving the St. James Town community and other areas in the GTA for the past nine years. FreedomCity provides food, clothing, and a wide range of other resources on a weekly basis. 

On Saturday, July 15th, 2023, Freedom City hosted its second annual CleanGreen event in St. James Town. Attendees, ranging from young to old passionate community members and other volunteers gathered with a shared goal in mind – to clean and beautify the community of St. James Town. This article reflects on the event's success and highlights the tremendous power of working together within a supportive community.

Special Guest Speaker   

Councillor Toronto Center 

Chris Moise


Thanks to the City of Toronto, the Toronto Police Division 51, and Richters Herbs Farm, the event was able to provide a memorable and impactful experience for all involved. Councillor for Toronto Center Mr. Chris Moise, who was the special guest speaker commended FreedomCity and the community for organizing a successful and impacting community event. The atmosphere was electric, filled with warmth, compassion, and a genuine sense of unity. 

Community Engagement

What truly made the event extraordinary was the overwhelming support and engagement from the community. 

Community-based non-profit organizations and local businesses generously donated items for use at the CleanGreen event, and volunteers selflessly dedicated their time and energy to ensure the event's success. After the cleanup and planting were done, it seemed to bring a sense of cleanliness and beauty to the community. It was really just beautiful. The collective effort of everyone involved demonstrated the immense power of a united community working together.

A Call to Action and Making a Difference

The event's impact was profound, as many residents in the St. James Town community expressed how inspired and encouraged they were by the event. FreedomCity is committed to providing every help we can to those in need. The success of CleanGreen serves as a reminder that we all possess the ability to make a difference. It underscores the importance of coming together, rallying behind a cause, and harnessing the power of community to effect change. Each person's contribution, whether big or small, can create a ripple effect with far-reaching consequences.

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