Author: tmhaze

2019 Annual Barbecue and Raffle!

We had a wonderful annual barbecue and raffle. We had a great turn out of 158 people!! Our tenants, families and friends came to enjoy good food and great music. A special thank you to all of the staff and volunteers who made the evening go smoothly!


Granny Penny’s Great Adventure

This Thursday, we will be showing Granny Penny’s Great Adventure. It will be presented by the Smile Theatre. The play will be shown at 2:00 p.m. in the lower level. Please read the following synopsis of the play:

Penelope has decided to go on an odyssey. Despite her advanced age and the warnings of her friends and family, she sets out of a journey, to do the things she has been waiting all her entire life to do. What happens on her voyage of discovery is unlike anything she expected, and not only does she change her own life, but she changes the lives of everyone she meets along the way. “Granny Penny” may never have seemed like a woman who would start breaking rules, but once she is free, nothing will ever be the same again.

Granny Penny's Great Adventure

Toronto Challenge 2018

We couldn’t have asked for better weather for the Toronto Challenge. In total, we had 27 walkers (29 registered walkers) on Sunday! After, we enjoyed some pizza and took some pictures. There is still time to donate! All funds raised go to the programs and activities we have at Bracondale. We look forward to next year’s challenge!

We want to thank Andrea Valentini and Doreen Vanini who solicited prizes for the raffle. With their help, we were able to get 25 prizes from local businesses. As a result, we raised $830.00 for our raffle!

In total, we collected over $7,757.00 dollars!

We also want to thank our top fundraiser, Aurora Milla who raised $610.00 dollars for The Toronto Challenge.

We look forward to raising even more money next year!


Toronto Challenge and Raffle

Greetings! The Toronto Challenge is underway. Join us on Sunday, June 10th, 2018 for our walkathon. You can register online. Please make sure that you indicate that you are apart of St. Matthew’s Bracondale House. Alternatively, you can pick up a registration or pledge form at the front-desk.

We are also excited to announce our raffle. There are so many prizes and we would like to thank our donors who generously provided us with gifts. You can buy tickets at the front-desk. In addition, we will be selling tickets at our annual barbeque on Saturday, June 16th, 2018. There are 25 prizes to be won! Some prizes include multiple vouchers.

Here is a list of participants and prizes:

  1. Acapella Menswear Boutique: Gift card worth $75.00 dollars 
  2. Angel Interiors: $25.00 dollars gift card
  3. Arlington Dental: Electronic Toothbrush
  4. Christie Pharmacy: Two ten dollars gift cards
  5. City Councillor Joe Mihevc: Lunch for two with Joe Mihevc
  6. Cocoa Latte: $20.00 dollars at Cocoa Latte
  7. Dave’s on St. Clair:  $40.00 dollars in gift cards
  8. De La Mer: $50.00 dollars gift card
  9. Ecoexistence: One eco-thermal glass
  10. Evergreen Natural Foods: $50.00 dollars gift card
  11. Ferro Bar Café: Two $25.00 dollars gift cards 
  12. Gerry’s Fast Foods: $30.00 dollars gift card
  13. Gypsy/Caravan Found Objects: $25.00 gift card
  14. Hairplay: Gift basket
  15. Krave Coffee: $25.00 dollars gift card
  16. Leah’s Bakery: Biscotti
  17. Macelleria Atlas: Gift basket worth $30.00
  18. Menchies: Four $5.00 gift cards
  19. Pain Perdu: One quiche
  20. Robert Ashley Hair Design: One $60.00 dollars gift card
  21. Sea Witch Fish & Chips: One $50.00 dollars gift card
  22. South St. Burger: Two $10.00 dollars gift cards
  23. The Rushton: Two $25.00 dollars gift cards
  24. The Stockyards: Three $20.00 dollars gift cards
  25.  Vintage Home Boutique: Two bookends, one lantern