Poverty Action For Change Coalition

Site: Newmarket - Mulock Community Hall

Service: Raises community awareness of poverty and income security issues

Record Details
Alternate Name Friendly Neighbourhood Youth Road-hockey Challenge ; International Day for The Eradication of Poverty ; P.A.C.C.
Office Phone 289-221-0928
E-Mail povertyacc@gmail.com
Website www.povertyacc.com
Primary Contact Tom Pearson, Chairman; Phone: 289-221-0928; Email: povertyacc@gmail.com
Established 2005
Primary Executive Tom Pearson, Chairman
Alternate Executive Dan Philion, Vice Chair
Funding Fundraising
Description (Service) Involved in organizing the annual Friendly Neighbourhood Youth Road Hockey Challenge in Newmarket and community development and advocacy
Hours Call for information
Meetings PACC meets as a group regularly once a month and sends out regular updates and news emails to all our members (attending and non)
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Contact for details
Languages English
Fees None
Site Location Newmarket /Aurora Chapter
Located In Community Newmarket
Address & Map
Mulock Community Hall
507 Needler Cres NE, Side Door
Newmarket, ON L3X 1Y3
Mailing Address c/o Tom Pearson 
580 Brickell Place 
Newmarket, ON L3X 1Y4
Physical Access Fully Accessible - We are not a brick and mortar location but meetings or events are at locations that are fully accessible
Service Categories Hunger/Poverty Action Groups ; Recreation Related Expense Assistance
Resources Hosted York Region's first ever social audit and Co-Authored York Region Social Audit report "Behind the Masks" 2010 * also self-published a book of 18 true poverty stories of York Region residents - "Voices From The Edge; Living in Poverty" - published in 2006 * assisted in starting '"Operation Sparrow" which offers free access to activities for kids alongside mainstream programs * creators of documentary style reports and films for viewing and educating the educated * maintains the Friendly Neighbourhood Youth Road Hockey Challenge for 10 years


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