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2018 Fall Newsletter

Posted on: November 21st, 2018

Our 2018 Fall Newsletter highlights the important work of our Community Support Worker in helping our tenants thrive in their housing. It also includes a tenant story from Wellesley, and an overall update on the work of MennoHomes. Click the image below to view an online version. If you would like to be added to […]

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Director Recruitment

Posted on: September 28th, 2018

Interested in becoming more actively involved in the team creating new affordable housing? Serving on the MennoHomes board of directors is a great way to achieve this. Learn more here: Director Recruitment

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Another Great Event to be Out-Spok’n

Posted on: June 27th, 2018

Out-Spok’n VIII, our annual bike-a-thon, was held on Saturday June 23rd in Elmira. There may have been a 60% chance of showers but it didn’t dampen the spirits of those who came out to participate. In fact, many people commented on how the weather was almost ideal with overcast skies and moderate temperatures. Overall we […]

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2018 Spring Newsletter

Posted on: June 12th, 2018

Our 2018 Spring Newsletter provides update on the work of MennoHomes, a tenant story from The Foundry, and some information on the current state of rental housing in Waterloo Region. Click the image below to view an online version. If you would like to be added to our mailing list to receive a copy by email […]

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Out-Spok’n VIII for Affordable Housing

Posted on: May 14th, 2018

Our annual fundraising bike-a-thon will be held this year on Saturday June 23rd at Elmira Mennonite Church. This family-friendly event has opportunities for walking, cycling, and even motorcycle enthusiasts.  For those cycling, there are a variety of options from 5km right up to a 75km route. The motorcycle ride takes place in the afternoon after everyone has enjoyed […]

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EDSS carpentry students put their Skills to good use

Posted on: April 5th, 2018

MennoHomes was happy to kick-start Skills Canada project. The students at EDSS built planter boxes that MennoHomes then provided to the New Hamburg Mennonite Relief Sale for their outdoor auction. One of the ways we support this annual sale that allows us to have an information booth onsite to tell people about the work of […]

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Construction Time Lapse

Posted on: December 18th, 2017

Watch a time lapse video showing the construction of The Foundry at 7 Memorial Ave. in Elmira

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New Board Members

Posted on: December 6th, 2017

MennoHomes is pleased to announce that at our Annual General Meeting on November 25th, Cheryl Buehler and John Oudyk became our newest board members. Click their images below to learn more about why we are so excited to have them part of the MennoHomes board of directors.

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MennoHomes prepares new affordable housing for Syrian family

Posted on: October 5th, 2017

On the grounds of the St. Jacobs Mennonite Church sits the old parsonage. In its heyday, the modest home was a place of respite for the congregation’s pastor and family, but for decades now the building has stood largely unused. Seeing little benefit for the property themselves, the church has teamed up with the non-profit […]

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Former foundry site now called home

Posted on: August 24th, 2017

After a tremendous amount of hard work and community input, the affordable and accessible apartment project being headed by MennoHomes saw its first tenants move into the Elmira building Wednesday. The building, located at Church Street and Memorial Avenue, has been dubbed “The Foundry” by MennoHomes, in recognition of the Procast metal casting building that […]

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