Something as simple as getting your hair cut can mean so much to someone when they have so little. Many of us know the experience of having your hair cut and feeling refreshed and rejuvenated after a visit to the salon. But for many of our Stella’s Circle participants, haircuts can often be considered an… Read more »
Welcome to Stella’s Circle Blog!
Welcome to the Stella’s Circle blog, where you’ll find news, stories and regular updates about our organization and our community partners, employees, friends and participants.
Our amazing leader and CEO, Lisa Browne, is celebrating a milestone birthday this week and we want to take a moment to celebrate not only her, but also just some of the accomplishments and progress at Stella’s Circle since her leadership tenure began four years ago. Her successes are our successes and help Stella’s Circle… Read more »
Congratulations are in order for one of our Stella’s Circle participants. Last week, Sheldon Crocker did the Tely 10 for the first time! “Considering it is the first time I ever walked that far all at once without taking a sit down break, I think I did OK and I’m satisfied,” Sheldon told us. He… Read more »
Earlier this week was International Self-Care Day. At Stella’s Circle we take that very seriously, as our dedicated staff work very hard taking care of others. Self-care is important for everyone. Several Stella’s Circle employees shared some tips and advice for dealing with stress and anxiety. Remember to be gentle with yourself. Stress, anxiety, feeling… Read more »
We are so delighted to be presenting with Choices for Youth, and in partnership with Buy Social Canada, a Social Buying for Social Good networking event and symposium. Social Buying for Social Good is a public networking and interactive panel event to celebrate the innovative social enterprises that exist in our community. This event takes… Read more »
The 2017 summer season in the St. John’s area has been filled with lots of sun. That has meant a busy and production season for our Green Team, thanks to funding from the Conservation Corps NL. The Green Team has been building, marketing, selling and installing garden boxes suitable for growing a variety of vegetables,… Read more »
Friends and family of Camille Strickland-Murphy joined together to make a donation to the Just Us Women’s Centre at Stella’s Circle in memory of their dear friend who died while serving a prison sentence outside the province. By bringing Camille’s experiences to light, her friends and family hope to end stigma around addiction, mental health,… Read more »
Thanks to a wonderful partnership with Shoppers Drug Mart and the Running Room, the SHOPPERS LOVE. YOU. Run for Women was a huge success nationally, raising almost $1.9 million for women’s mental health. The St. John’s run resulted in $50,000 raised for two Stella’s Circle programs – Naomi Centre and the Just Us Women’s Centre…. Read more »
Thanks to a wonderful partnership with Shoppers Drug Mart and the Running Room, the SHOPPERS LOVE. YOU. Run for Women was a huge success nationally, raising almost $1.9 million for women’s mental health. The St. John’s run resulted in $50,000 raised for two of our women programs – Naomi Centre and the Just Us Women’s… Read more »
Memorial University’s Centre for Social Enterprise may be a fairly new entity but it is already making a difference. Recently, we had the privilege of hosting three students at our Stella’s Circle for an 8-week placement. The students came from social work (Justin), music (Kristian) and business (Sarah) and worked on our concert Stella’s Circle Sings… Read more »