24 Nov
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Be The Reason Someone Smiles This Holiday Season

This holiday season, Turning Leaf is asking for your help, so we can give something nice to those in need. Too many of our participants who experience mental illness or intellectual challenge walk our winter streets not properly clothed and without a nutritious meal. On Wednesday, December 20th, we will be serving all our participants […]

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24 Nov
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The Spirit of Giving

Last Saturday, November 18th, MP Doug Eyolfson hosted a “Spirit of Giving” event at the Sturgeon Heights Community Centre. This event was held to showcase the support services Turning Leaf provides to the community. Everyone graciously allowed us to set up our table and hand out our promotional material. It was great getting to know […]

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01 Nov
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An Amazing Transformation

Some people never change. They stay whom they are from beginning to end. Others, though, are capable of amazing transformation. Today’s story exemplifies someone who was empowered to feel he could make true change in his life. For years, Chris battled with substance abuse, addicted to alcohol. His drinking led to violence, and eventually, it […]

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19 Oct
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Feeling Thankful This October

Earlier this month, Turning Leaf hosted a Thanksgiving lunch for our participants at the Sturgeon Heights Community Centre. We had so much to be thankful for this year, especially the people in our lives for whom we care and care for us. It was an amazing event filled with family, good friends and of course, […]

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11 Oct
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Party on the Prairie

  The Lorne Home located in Portage La Prairie is an excellent example of how Turning Leaf can think and execute services differently. We have created a resident home that has staff available for support  24 hours a day. Within its walls, our participants have found a place they can call home for now. They […]

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06 Oct
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Thanks, Brett Young Seeds!

All of us here at Turning Leaf want to give a big shout out to Brett Young Seeds, who have collectively donated tons of gifts in kind. You guys rock! Look at all this stuff! As you can see, they donated all kinds of things, goodies and, most importantly, the essential daily necessities that we […]

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06 Oct
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Thank You, Giant Tiger!

Turning Leaf would like to give a big thank you to Giant Tiger Westwood. They had a community fundraiser for us, and we couldn’t be more grateful. The event went off without a hitch! They managed to raise more than $400 with the help of these stuffed tigers! Thanks to all staff, volunteers and, of […]

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20 Jul
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All People Have Value

Thomas, a young man in his early 20s, lost his mother in the mid 2000s to a drug overdose and his father committed suicide when he was just a boy. Through no real fault of his own, he fell into a life of poverty. Thomas struggles with severe cognitive issues, and unfortunately, he was easy […]

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13 Jul
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The 5th Annual Turning Leaf Games

On July 5, 2017, Turning Leaf hosted the 5th annual Turning Leaf Games, where multiple agencies brought more than 150 participants—people who experience mental illness, intellectual challenge or other disabilities—to the University of Manitoba Stadium for a chance to showcase their athletic talent. The day was a huge success for everyone involved, participants, staff and […]

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19 Jun
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Sitting Down With Barkley

Sometimes, you forget from where an organization comes, how its roots were planted in the first place. You see a non-profit like Turning Leaf that has all these compassionate individuals laying it all on the line for so many disenfranchised people, and it’s easy to overlook that it wasn’t always like this. Success is not […]

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