Mark your calendars!

You are invited to the 2014-15 Sunshine House Annual General Meeting!

It’s been a stellar year at the House–Come hear about what we’ve been up to!

Sunshine House has been busy building on its strengths in participant-driven drop-in programming. With new programs such as Like That, Automotivate, and Street Feet, and JD & the Sunshine Band continuing to take the music world by storm, we have lots of successes to share!

Join us:
Thursday, November 5th
Doors open and refreshments served 5:15 pm
AGM begins 5:45 pm
646 Logan Avenue (corner of Sherbook and Logan)

If possible, please email us at by October 30th and let us know if you plan to attend. All are welcome!

Hope to see you there!



We are thrilled to announce that Sunshine House has been selected as a recipient of a MusiCounts TD Community Music Program grant! This will allow JD and the Sunshine Band to purchase $5000 worth of new musical equipment! Thank you MusiCounts and TD for your incredible support!

For more information about MusiCounts and the TD Community Music Program, visit their website:

For more information about JD and the Sunshine Band, visit the band’s section on our website:

So Close!

Thanks to our amazing supporters, Like That has reached almost 75% of its funding goal! We need to fund our program at least through June, so our participants can build and enter a float in the 2015 Pride parade! Help us get there by contributing to our fundraiser, and sharing it with your friends! Click below to visit our FundRazr page, and watch a fantastic video about Like That!

Link to our Facebook post (to share with your friends, and don’t forget to like our page while you’re there!):

Direct link to the FundRazr page:

Link to our article in the FundRazr blog (yes, we got featured!):

Automotivate Blog!

Interested in seeing what our Automotivate crew is up to? You can now follow their progress in the Automotivate Blog! Written by program coordinator JD Ormond, with fantastic photos from Winnipeg photographer Chris Friesen, watch the learning unfold over the coming weeks.


Automotivate is a project that engages homeless and street-involved adults in a social enterprise initiative to restore and sell vehicles. See our Programs page for a synopsis of the program. Thank you to LITE for funding this important initiative!


From 2012-2013, Sunshine House ran the very successful Solvent Users’ Recreation Project (SURP). As part of the Winnipeg Arts Council’s WITH ART Project, filmmaker Jim Agapito filmed the progress of SURP over a period of several months. The resulting documentary is now available to watch online! Thanks to the Winnipeg Arts Council and Jim Agapito for making this possible! Click the video below to watch the first of eight parts. The remaining segments are available on the Winnipeg Arts Council website here:

SunshineHouse-Photography from Winnipeg Arts Council on Vimeo.