Friday, October 24, 2014

TV Star Caterina Scorsone and Susan McLennan at Breakfast Television

I don’t know what I was thinking, shooting video of myself beside a beautiful Hollywood starlet at 5am, but I did. Caterina Scorsone and I are both supporters of The Good Neighbours’ Club, a day centre for men who are 50 and over and who are homeless or marginally housed. Caterina’s father, the amazing Dr. […]

Christmas at The Good Neighbours’ Club with Caterina Scorsone

“I like your Santa Claus, Joe,” I said of the pin attached to the pocket of a man I’d just met at The Good Neighbours’ Club, a day club for older men who are homeless or marginally housed. “I love Christmas” he said, grinning ear to ear. “I’ve been a member of the club for […]

Caterina Scorsone is a Good Neighbour

Toronto born,  LA-based Caterina Scorsone prepared for her role as the brilliant but drug-addicted Dr. Amelia Shepherd on the hit television show Private Practice by spending time with members of The Good Neighbours’ Club, a Toronto day centre for older men who are homeless or marginally housed. Her father, Dr. Bruno Scorsone, is the Executive […]

Reverend walks a mile in their shoes…

Rev. Dr. David Bruce making 42.2 KM trek to highlight plight of older homeless men and the only “home” many of them have. The average homeless member of The Good Neighbours’ Club walks as much as 15K per day in search of food, shelter and work. Reverend David Bruce wants them to know they’re not […]

The men of The Good Neighbours’ Club give to Japan

Dave Wheaton and Ray May are regular volunteers at The Good Neighbours Club, a day club for men who are 50 and over and homeless or marginally housed. They’ve both also been homeless, and have used the club to help them get back to a better life. They give back to the club that has […]

The Day of the Homeless 2010

Dignitaries mingled with the homeless at The Second Annual Day of the Homeless  at the Good Neighbours’ Club at Jarvis and Shuter. The Day of the Homeless honours those who have died on the streets, and takes place on or around the anniversary of the death of Good Neighbours’ Club member Paul Croutch, the former journalist […]

The life of Paul Croutch

Homelessness: It’s not an “us” and “them” Situation

Ray May knows what it’s like to lose everything. He battled back from the streets and now helps other older homeless men do the same. But it’s getting harder with each passing day. Here’s why.

Star of “Alice” Pops Down a Real-Life Rabbit Hole to Spread Some Christmas Cheer

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TORONTO, ON– On Wednesday December 16th, from 11am until 1pm, Canadian Caterina Scorsone, star of Alice, the new four part miniseries on Showcase and the upcoming film Edge of Darkness with Mel Gibson, will be wrapping gifts and serving lunch at The Good Neighbours’ Club, a drop-in centre for homeless and marginally-housed men over 50 […]

Jack Lenz, Elaine Overholt and the women of Big Voice help the Good Neighbours’ Club

It was a Directors Dinner like The Good Neighbours’ Club had never seen. This was no stodgy affair; it was an evening made magic by the power of story and fifteen gutsy women who sang their hearts out. The women are all featured performers in a new television show called BIG VOICE which will air […]

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