Our Capital Campaign
THANK YOU for Joining The Journey
WHO IS L'ARCHE LONDON?
L'Arche London was founded 20 years ago and is a member of L'Arche International. L'Arche is an organization of faith based communities creating homes, programs, and services for people with intellectual disabilities. L'Arche was founded by Canadian Jean Vanier over 50 years ago and is now comprised of over 140 communities in 40 countries.
WHAT IS THE GATHERING PLACE?
The Gathering Place is a new 8,000 sq.ft facility being constructed in Lambeth - a south west Lonon community. This day facility will serve the unique needs of individuals with intellectual disabilities who are seeking meaningful day participation. The Gathering Place will provide a caring environment for people from all walks of life through rich and varied participation through programs, events, and community outreach.
HOW WILL THIS FACILITY SERVE THE COMMUNITY?
The Gathering Place will provide programs that inspire the growth, independence, and dignity of all those who participate. Examples of activities include: arts and music, drama, volunteerism, a kitchen for adaptive cooking classes, skill enhancement and volunteer development, wellness centre, Snoezelen Room, nature trails, and gardening. All programs are designed to nuture the vocational, educational, and social needs of people in our local community.
WHY WE NEED YOUR HELP?
The local community has recognized the need for this facility and has responded to date with their generous support of the capital campaign. However we still need your finandial participation to reach our campaign goal of 2.5 million dollars. Your support is needed today to help us continue the journey which will serve the community for years to come.
Please contact Ann Ramundo @ (519) 691-7550 for more information.
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Community Fund for Canada’s 150th
This initiative is made possible by the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th, a collaboration between London Community Foundation, the Government of Canada, and extraordinary leaders from coast to coast to coast.
Trillium Seed and Innovation Grant
The Trillium Seed and Innovation Grant has helped us with our upcoming Cafe.