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Socktober

Main Street Project is excited to launch its first ever SOCKTOBER!! As you may know, Winnipeg has been experiencing a chilly autumn so far. In anticipation of the coming winter months, we are asking for help in collecting 10,000 pairs of donated socks during the month...

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2018 Ride for Refuge – Saturday, September 29th

Ride for Refuge is coming up on Saturday, September 29th and we need your help! We have set a goal of raising $10,000.00 through this event that will go towards our Van Patrol program here at Main Street Project. We need enthusiastic team captains, riders, and...

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Spirit of Winnipeg Awards Finalist!

We are thrilled that Main Street Project has been selected as a finalist in the Non-profit and Social Enterprise category for the @wpgchamber Spirit of Winnipeg Awards being held on March 9. . This category recognizes the efforts of social innovators driven to solve...

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The Runway to Change raises nearly $20,000

The Runway to Change raised nearly $20,000.00 in support of Main Street Project Inc. - which we are so incredibly thankful for! So many great people came together to make this event the success it is and we thank you from the bottom of our hearts for caring about our...

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Partnering with Parlour Coffee

@parlourcoffee will be sharing stories of community members from @mainstreetproject from time to time. Head on over to their insta today to meet Dana. 🖤 #mspbuildingstability #winnipeg #manitoba A post shared by Main Street Project (@mainstreetproject) on Feb 26, 2018...

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Amazon Wishlist!

We are happy to share that we have recently set up an Amazon Wishlist to make it easier to donate much needed items to Main Street Project. You don't even have to leave your house to help the city's most vulnerable people - just complete the order online and they send...

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The Winnipeg Chamber Spirit of Winnipeg Awards

The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce 2018 Spirit of Winnipeg Awards were held on Friday, March 9, 2018 at the Club Regent Event Centre. Main Street Project was chosen as a finalist in the Non-Profit and Social Enterprise Category, along with A Port in the Storm and...

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Mayor Bowman announces new Voluntary Transport Protocol

Today, Mayor Bowman announced a new Voluntary Transport Protocol which helps vulnerable members of our community better access the supports they need. Please see comment from Rick Lees, Executive Director of Main Street Project: “This protocol is an extension of Main...

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Parlour Coffee & Main Street Project Partnership

Main Street Project is so excited to share that local business Parlour Coffee (located at 468 Main Street) will be partnering with us for the rest of 2018. This partnership was born from a shop break in they experienced earlier this year. The owner of the shop got in...

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We have a new van!

Main Street Project operates a van patrol program through the nights during extreme weather. The operation of the van is currently funded through a federally-funded grant facilitated through the City of Winnipeg’s Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS). Earlier this...

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United Way Day of Caring: Great-West Life

  Being a United Way Winnipeg Agency Partner, we have access to wonderful events such as United Way Day of Caring. This is  a wonderful program in which local groups can arrange through United Way Winnipeg to volunteer at an agency partner just like Main Street...

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2017 CEO Sleepout

The 6th annual CEO Sleepout is taking place on October 26, 2017 and our fearless leader, Executive Director Rick Lees,  is participating to help raise money to end homelessness. Please visit Rick's page to help him meet his fundraising goal....

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Aviva Community Fund

We are so excited to share with you that we are registered with the Aviva Community Fund this year! Our idea is to create an art therapy programming for our shelter! We'd love to be able to have supplies available for clients to make art with and we'd really love to...

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Thanksgiving Community Feasts

We have a great many people to thank for coming together to make the Thanksgiving long weekend Community Feasts happen over here at Main Street Project! Thanks to Bonnie and the wonderful team at Gifts of Grace Ministries, Inc who very generously donated pork roasts....

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The Joyful Project, Concert for Socks

We are so excited to have been selected by The Joyful Project as the charity of choice for the third annual Concert for Socks, taking place on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Goodwill Social Club. Tickets are $15.00 and all guests are encouraged to bring a donation of...

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Helping others, a family affair!

Our very own Lisa Hunt, Community Engagement and Volunteer Coordinator was featured in the Winnipeg Free Press today, along with her mom who recently started volunteering with MSP - take a peek at this wonderful...

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Ride for Refuge, Saturday, September 30, 2017

Ride for Refuge took place this past Saturday, September 30, 2017. Main Street Project had six teams fundraising on our behalf, and close to 20 people came out to walk or ride on our behalf. We were fortunate enough to have wonderful weather - it was warm and sunny...

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Main Street Project is a registered Canadian Charity • Charitable registration # 107655094 RR0001.

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