Written by: Shalu Mehta
December 22, 2016
“Through our partnership with Anita we discovered this gem called the John McGivney Childrens’ Centre,” said Vido. “It was instantaneous, the alignment of our mission with Anita’s and with what John McGivney does
The accessible playground, named Play
The sensory area will have various musical games, alphabetical and numeric panels for learning, a “gas station” and nature-based sound machines.
The accessible structure’s main features are double-wide ramps that can fit two wheelchairs at once and an “
“It’s an expensive undertaking but we’re so lucky to have support from members of our community,” said Danielle Mulvey, senior manager of communications and community affairs at the centre. “It celebrates the diversity in our community. There are different people with various abilities and they can have a place to come and play together.”
The children’s centre is hoping to start construction on the playground in the spring.
“It’s very important that every child has the right playground to play and grow and have a wonderful time,” said Imperioli, the president and founder of In Honour of the Ones We Love, who has a grandson who
“It’s so important to me. Especially