In April 2012, Torchmark Corporation affiliates launched Closer to the Heart, a long-term humanitarian project extending our commitment to the community by making financial and service contributions to programs that provide hands-on assistance in the communities where we live, work, serve and visit.
We are a non-profit organization run entirely by volunteers, and have been helping the needy families of Oakville since 1988. We currently serve 350 to 400 families (approx. 1,200 people) per month from our location at 1240 Speers Road, Oakville.
Wesley House Family Services is a nationally accredited not-for-profit organization dedicated to protecting, promoting and enhancing the safety, well-being and development of children by educating, supporting and meeting the needs of families.
Children in Crisis was set up in 1993, and our focus from day one has been the well-being of children who have fallen through the cracks. Education is one of the best ways in which to help these children, to empower and give them independence.
A space where the care of the animals reminds us that all life has value and deserves respect and another chance. We created a friendly space that is physically challenging but emotionally safe. A space where the student learns at his own pace and marks achievement because they are encouraged to.
The vision of Foster Kids Charity Inc is to improve the well being of children while in foster care and to raise awareness of the foster care system in order to increase the availability of foster homes and adoptions.