Making Connections - Building Partnerships

Kerr Street Mission is happy to welcome individual and group partners to support our community programs in various ways. Whether from a church or community group, a corporate or small business, sports team or school group, there are many opportunities for you to partner with us at KSM.

Click here if you are looking to volunteer as a group.

How can you get involved?

  • Enrich and help develop our community by sharing your experience and skills.
  • Get your group together and volunteer your time to support our programs and activities.
  • Donate goods or services to help our clients in crisis or support the KSM infrastructure.

Partnership Opportunities

Here are some examples of how you can partner in one of our program areas:

Food Services

  • Community Meals
  • Donation Sorting
  • Bistro Preparation
  • Food Drives

Children’s Programming

  • Tutoring Support
  • Family Activity Events
  • Summer Camp Activity Packs

Youth Development

  • Sports Activities or Field Trips
  • Tutoring/Mentoring Support
  • Employer Experiences
  • BBQ’s or Monthly Cooking Evenings
  • Snack/Meal Preparation

Family Services

  • Compilation of Craft Kits
  • Support for Homeless Community
  • Activity Evenings
  • Seasonal Family Events
  • Targeted Produce Drives

Neighbour Care Network

  • Employment Opportunities
  • Skills Training
  • Group Volunteer Bank to Call on for Short Notice Assistance
  • Business Partnerships to Help with Crisis Costs:
    • Repairs (auto, home, appliance)
    • Health (eye or dental exams) 

New Ideas!

If you think you can support us in any other way, we would love to hear your ideas! If you would like to learn more, or build a partnership with KSM, please contact Linda Gifford at

Group Volunteer Opportunities

Community Meals

Seeking groups of 5-10 volunteers (aged 14+, under 18’s need adult supervision) who are available to purchase, prepare and:

  • Package 50 takeout evening meals for our clients on Tuesdays until the end of August. The kitchen is available from 3:45 – 6:30 pm. We provide take out containers but ask for a $50 donation towards the cost of these.

  • Serve 32 dine-in meals, and prepare and package 40 takeout evening meals, on Wednesdays and Mondays (September onwards). The kitchen is available from 3:45 – 8:00 pm.

  • Serve 32 dine-in breakfasts, and prepare and package 40 take out breakfasts, on Saturday mornings. The kitchen is available from 7:30am.

General meal guidelines are available and we have meal plans available for all days. From July 1st we will be able to pre-order ingredients for Weds and Monday (72 portion) meal plans (prices to be confirmed).

Volunteers need to be 14+ to work in the kitchen and any under 18’s will need adult supervision.

Please contact Linda at for further information and available dates.

Volunteer Groups

Is your group interested in volunteering at KSM? To get started please fill out the form below.

Bring HOPE to our community today!


For more information, please contact us at 905-845-7485.


Donate your time! Click below to see our current volunteer opportunities.


You can help us with a one time or monthly financial donation.