Our Events

Upcoming Events

St. Vincent's Kitchen Service Day

Once again, we would like to extend the invitation to join us in preparing and serving meals at The St.Vincent's Kitchen every first Sunday of the month. St. Vincent's Soup Kitchen ministers to a wide variety of people in need residing in Oshawa, Ontario. Please call Canadian Hearts and Hands at (416) 347-0052 for more details on volunteering. Thank you for your continuous support for our cause.

       When:   Sunday February 4, 2018 from 8:00 am until 3:00 pm
       Where:  51 King St. East, Oshawa

Canadian Hearts and Hands Senior's Program

We would like to invite any and all Canadian Hearts and Hands volunteers to help out with our Seniors Program, which takes place every second Sunday of the month at Tendercare Living Centre.

       When:   Sunday February 11, 2018 from 6:30 pm until 8:30 pm 
       Where:  1020 McNicoll Avenue, Scarborough

Good Shepherd Centre Service Day

The Good Shepherd Mission in downtown Toronto provides for the needs of many of the city's homeless. Canadian Hearts and Hands is proud to assist the Brothers of the Good Shepherd in their ministry.

       When:   Sunday February 18, 2018 from 10 am until 2 pm 
       Where:  412 Queen St. East, Toronto

Good Neighbours Club Service Day

Canadian Hearts and Hands is proud to help serve at The Good Neighbours Club. located in downtown Toronto. Please join us in helping serve at the Club, which cares for the needs of homeless men, in the Toronto area. We invite you to join us at the club every third Sunday of the month.

       When:    Sunday February 18, 2018
       Where:   170 Jarvis Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5B 2B7

Past Events 

Craft Sale - St. Justin Martyr Christmas Bazar November 18 &19

We will be selling an assortment of handmade  jewellery and keychains by our children at the centre.

Canadian Hearts and Hands: A Mission Without  Borders  is joining   Ride for Refuge as a charity partner. It is a nationwide cycling/walk fundraising event.

 In 25 cities across Canada, including Toronto, Brampton, Newmarket, Oshawa....
You can choose:
5 km walk, and 10, 25 and 50 km cycling.
When: Saturday Sep 30th 2017.  
For more information , visit the the link below


2nd Annual Softball Tournament – 

Sunday May 28 2017 at Armadale Park – 2401 Denison St

Markham, Ontario

Our  annual BBQ 

St. Justin Martyr, Unionville

Sunday June 4 & 11 - 2017

Craft Sale - St. Justin Martyr Christmas Bazaar – November 19 - 20

We will be selling an assortment of handmade  jewellery and keychains by our children at the centre. Cactus plants will also be sold.

                              Please come and support our efforts.


2016 revised Christmas Dinner Flyer-page-001


Kamel cup.

It is our pleasure to announce that this year the "Kamel Cup" has chosen Canadian Hearts and Hands as the recipient for its 10th Annual Golf & Spa for Charity fundraising event. We are thrilled to be part of this wonderful occasion.

This year the Kamel Cup will be held on Saturday, August 13th at the beautiful Hockley Valley Resort in Orangeville, Ontario. For more information, Please visit www.kamelcup.com

The key fundraising tool we use in our event is a silent auction and raffle. Anything that you can donate to assist us in this would be greatly appreciated!

We look forward to your participation and support of this event as it will greatly assist in the many areas that Canadian Hearts and Hands is able to help those that are in great need in Kenya.

2016 Kenya/Egypt Mission/Tour

Adventurers? join our group. Must be spontaneous, willing to sleep under the stars on the great plains of the Serengeti/ Masai Mara, Climb Mt Longonot, hike through the gorge at Hells Gate, all this among the wild life and scenes of Kenya. In Egypt, explore the ancient mysteries in Alexandria, smell the burial chambers of the Pyramid in Cairo, cruise the Nile, etc. High point of tour; live and play with our kids in Naivasha, Kenya.

Departure: Thursday July 27,2016; Return Saturday August 13,2016

For more information, please call 647 6087939

BBQ at St. Justin Martyr Church

 Sunday June 5th & Saturday June 11th

Sports Day

May 29th, location TBA

Softball Tournament

Location: 2401 Denison Street, Markham, ON
Time: Starts Promptly at 10:00AM on May 29, 2016

Come out and enjoy a nice day of softball. Hotdogs and drinks will be sold, with all profits going to charity. There are adjacent parks to the baseball diamond and plenty of room, so bring family and friends. Enjoy activities and catch a game with a juicy hot dog and cold beverage in hand.

If the weather forces the cancellation of games on May 29, team captains will be contacted with details.

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2015 Christmas Dinner/Dance

Discover the WOW!! In You

You said you wanted to visit St. Therese Center in Kenya and we listened. 
2 weeks of work & play retreat/adventure for groups of 6 or more. Departures beginning in early July.

                                  Visitor at the Center

4 things among others, included in your tour: 

·         Drive through the Rift Valley where Prince William proposed to Kate.
·         Safari: 3 days at Masai Mara Game Reserve 7th Wonder of the World
·         Nyama Choma & Tusker - Taste the Kenyan National Dish w/ beer of choice.
·         Boarding & lodging at St. Therese Center (www.canadianheartsandhands.ca)

4 things included that are priceless:

 ·         See the inspiring words of Fr. Isaac in action and the project you have supported over the years.
·         Daily inspirational talks before you set out on your daily task at the center.
·         Eat, drink and pray with the people you serve. Experience the true joy of living in total humility.
·         Return enriched and renewed to start anew.

Other tours:

Nairobi  -  Hell’s Gate National Park  -  Mt. Longonot  -  Green House Plantations
Lake Naivasha  -  Thompson Waterfall
Work details while at St. Therese include working in the workshop, green house, clinic, school, farm, office, etc.
All of the above for $1999.00 + Flight
(off-season flights as low as $1100, peak season average $1800) 

Canadian Hearts and Hands Christmas Dinner and Dance

Come and celebrate the joy of Christmas with us at our Dinner/Dance. 

      Where:  St. Justin Martyr Catholic Church, parish hall
                    3898 Highway#7 East
       When:  Saturday December 6, 2014 at 6:30

For more information, please call: 416 3470052

Craft Sale - November 22, 2014

Our Craft sale was be held on November 22, 2014 at St. Justin parish hall. People came and admired the Kenyan Hand Craft. 

Canadian Hearts and Hands 5th Annual Walk-a-thon

Our 5th annual Canadian Hearts and Hands 5k Walk-a-thon will take place in Unionville area,Too Good Pond  Trail . Join us, enjoy the outdoors and support our efforts to make our world a better one.

When: Sunday, June 29, 2014
Departure: St. Justin Martyr Parish at 1:30 P.M.
3898 Highway#7 East, Markham 

Download the 2014 Walk Registration Form HERE 
Download the 2014 Walk Sponsorship Form HERE

Canadian Hearts and Hands Annual Christmas Party

Come and celebrate the joy of Christmas with us at our Dinner/Dance. 

      Where:  St. Justin Martyr Catholic Church, parish hall
                    3898 Highway#7 East
        When:  Saturday November 30,2013 at 6:30

For more information, please call: 416 3470052             


Canadian Hearts and Hands Christmas Dinner and Dance

        When:   Saturday, December 8, 2012   
        Where:  St. Justin Martyr Catholic Church
                     3898 Highway #7 East, Markham

A good night of fun and dancing was had by all.

St. Justin Martyr Parish Bazaar

        When:   Saturday, November 10, & Sunday, November 11, 2012
        Where:  St. Justin Martyr Catholic Church
                     3898 Highway #7 East, Markham

Canadian Hearts and Hands 3rd Annual Walk-a-Thon

Our 3rd annual Canadian Hearts and Hands 5k Walk-a-thon took place in the Beaches area on Sunday June 10, 2012. The walk started at 11:00am from Donald D. Summerville Olympic Pool and proceeded along Goodman trail Board walk. A good day was had by all.

Winter Scramble Indoor Golf Tournament with proceeds to Canadian Hearts and Hands

On Saturday, January 21, 2012 an indoor golf tournament was held at Tees and Cue's Virtual Golf & Country Club in Oshawa. Twenty-eight golfers attended and a good evening of golf and fun was had by all with proceeds raised by the event and a donation made by the owners of the facility. A special thanks to the owners, Rick and Janet for their generous donation to Canadian Hearts and Hand


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Get in touch with us on through the contacts below.

  • Hot line:  Kenya (+254) 715 748858
  • St. Therese Development Centre Office: (+254) 704 490886
  •  Canada: (1) 416 347 0052

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