An Emery Easter celebration

  •  May, 2022
By Sean Delaney Saturday, April 16th, was a bright, sunny, and crisp day at Strathburn Park; and the Humberlea community came together as a family. The smiles, the laughter, and joy was felt by all. Michael Verrelli and Brigette Contento were at their community organizing best, adding another suc...

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The hunger need is real

  •  December, 2020
By Sean Delaney The Red Bag Food Drive is doing its part to help Emery, and the group is also working to boost awareness to the importance of food banks. The 2020 Red Bag Food Drive is hoping to inspire communities around the city to take part in drives and help reduce food bank shortages. This...

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Hunger is real and you can help

  •  July, 2020
By Sean Delaney Among the challenges food banks are experiencing, the COVID pandemic has also created a significant loss of volunteers, which threatens the ability of food banks to remain open. Michael Verrelli and Brigette Contento have been volunteers at the W.A.E.S (Weston Area Emergency Su...

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Emery volunteers giving during pandemic

  •  May, 2020
By Sean Delaney Brigette Contento is throwing caution to the wind and opening her home to the items people in need, well, need. And she's doing it because she simply can't help it. “I've been in the neighbourhood for 40 years, so I got a little bit of the, are you crazy giving your address ou...

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