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Special Events


Cornerstone Cuisine 2017 Line-Up

Start date: January 25, 2017

End date: November 15, 2017

Time: 6 to 9 PM

Location: YOU Made It Cafe (332 Richmond St)

Cornerstone-2017_Dates_img_8.5x11Youth Opportunities Unlimited invites you to join us at a Cornerstone Cuisine held monthly at our YOU Made It Café. Hosted by a local Chef and supported by youth trainees, you will enjoy a fabulous meal while supporting a great cause.

See this listing for the year (click on the image) and save the dates on your calendar. Each event is held between 6 and 9 PM. You will experience local culinary flavours, support youth and the community.


YOU Social Exchange – 31 March

Date: March 31, 2017

Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: YOU Made It Cafe (332 Richmond St)

Join Jesse Helmer, City Councillor for Ward 4, City of London on Friday, 31 March between 11:30 am and 1:00 pm at the YOU Made It Café (332 Richmond at York), as he serves up coffee and meals and introduce you to the amazing YOU Made It Café and the youth who receive training there.

Social Exchange is held on the last Friday of each month. Harnessing coffee and lunch breaks to build youth and community.

 

Cornerstone Cuisine – 15 March 2017

Date: March 15, 2017

Time: 6 to 9 PM

Location: YOU Made It Cafe (332 Richmond St)

Cornerstone Cuisine is proud to present A Latin Fiesta on Wednesday, 15 March 2017.  Join us for a 3-course Latin inspired meal featuring guest Chef Hannah Fewings of Wally’s Coffee! This dinner will be held from 6 to 9 PM at the YOU Made It Café (332 Richmond at York). Price is $35 per person with wine pairing of 2 drink tickets at $12. Cash bar is also available.

RSVP now as seating is limited. Purchase your tickets on line at youthopportunitiesunlimited.eventbrite.com or contact Katerina by email Katerina@connectdot.ca or call her at 519-204-2499.

Empty Bowls to benefit YOU

Date: March 3, 2017

Time: 11;30 to 1:30; 5:30 to 7:00 PM

Location: The Goodwill Centre, 255 Horton St

Empty Bowls is an international event started by potters to end hunger. This year the London Potters Guild selected Youth Opportunities Unlimited as its charity to receive proceeds from the event. This is the 5th event organized in London.

You get to pick and take home a one-of-a-kind handmade stoneware bowl and experience a “poverty meal” (soups and bread donated by local restaurants) and contribute to a great cause. Please consider coming for lunch (between 11:30 and 1:30 pm with 2 seatings) or dinner at 5:30 PM. Bring anyone you wish but buy your tickets on line soon. The event sells out every year and it’s a ticketed event.

YOU Social Exchange – 24 February

Date: February 24, 2017

Time: 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Location: YOU Made It Cafe (332 Richmond St)

YOU_Social-Exchange_Feb-2017_poster_8.5x11Join Jess Brady, Anchor/ Reporter at AM980 London News and Host of One on One at Rogers tv London on Friday, 24 February from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at YOU Made It Café (332 Richmond at York), as she serves up great coffee and meals while introducing you to the amazing YOU Made It Café and the youth who receive training there.

Social Exchange is held monthly on the last Friday of the month at the Café – Harnessing coffee & lunch break to build youth and community.

11th annual Breakfast for YOU – 9 Feb 2017

Date: February 9, 2017

Time: 7:00 to 9:00 AM

Location: London Convention Centre

Join us for the 11th annual Breakfast for YOU on Thursday, 9 February 2017 from 7:00 to 9:00 AM at the London Convention Centre. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and this is our mots important fundraiser of the year.

Since 1982, YOU has helped lead youth in London and Middlesex County toward success. We believe that investing in youth results in stronger communities and know that many youth need guidance and support to reach their true potential. Please join our business, community and government partners to help address our youth’s most pressing needs.

RSVP by clicking here.

If you wish to be a sponsor for the event or to make a donation, please contact Melanie Cole at 519-432-1112 ext 294 or by email melaniec@you.ca.

Social Exchange on Friday 27 January 2017

Date: January 27, 2017

Time: 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Location: YOU Made It Cafe (332 Richmond St)

you_social-exchange_jan-2017_poster_600x800_eblastSOCIAL EXCHANGE – harnessing coffee and lunch breaks to build youth and community.

Join leading Londoners as they serve up great coffee and meals and introduce you to the amazing YOU Made It Café.

Morning and Afternoon Show Hosts Rachel Ettigner and Jay Stevens from 97.5 Virgin Radio will be our guest hosts for Friday, 27 January 2017 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM.

Come and meet them, you’ll be glad you did.

25 January 2016 Cornerstone Cuisine presented by YOU

Date: January 25, 2017

Time: 6 to 9 PM

Location: YOU Made It Cafe (332 Richmond St)

you-dinner_jan-25-2017_med-resJoin the Sweet Onion Bistro for an Italian Experience

Enjoy a 3-course meal through the various regions of Italy created by guest Chef Aaron Veriotes of The Sweet Onion Bistro on Wednesday, 25 January 2017 from 6 to 9 PM at the YOU Made It Café (NE corner of Richmond and York).

Price: $38 per person with wine pairing at 2 drink tickets for $12. Cash bar also available.

Please RSVP by clicking here or contact Katerina@connectdot.ca or call 519-204-2499.


YOU Holiday Open House 8 Dec 2016

Date: December 8, 2016

Time: 2 PM to 8 PM

Location: YOU Made It Cafe (332 Richmond St)

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Youth Opportunities Unlimited will host a Holiday Open House on 8 December 2016 from 2 to 8 PM at the YOU Made It Café (332 Richmond St at York).

Join us for treats and warm cider as we spread holiday cheer. Click here to register.

Guest Speaker:

From 5 to 7 PM, Joe Roberts of “The Push for Change” will present “Ending Youth Homelessness” at The New Addition Building (across the street from the You Made It Café) at 329-331-333 Richmond Street. Come hear about how we can all push for change.

 

Social Exchange – 25 November from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at the Cafe

Date: November 25, 2016

Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 PM

Location: YOU Made It Cafe (332 Richmond St)

SOCIAL EXCHANGE – harnessing coffee and lunch breaks to build youth and community.

Join leading Londoners as they serve up great coffee and meals while introducing you to the amazing YOU Made It Café!

In November, Shane Butcher from Libro Credit Union and Gordon Hart from SelectPath Benefits and Financials will be our Celebs of the Month.  Come visit the Café at 332 Richmond and York between 11:30 AM and 1:00 PM. Enjoy a great lunch, have a coffee and dessert, meet interesting people.

A Food & Wine Revolution – 1 November 2016

Date: November 1, 2016

Time: 6 to 9 PM

Location: YOU Made It Cafe (332 Richmond St)

Cornerstone Cuisine presents “A Food & Wine Revolution”  on 1 Nov 2016 from 6 to 9 PM at the YOU Made It Café (332 Richmond at York). Enjoy a 3-course organic, local and plant-based meal created by guest chef, Yoda Olinyk and sommelier, Michael Fish of Glassroots. $35 per person with cash bar. Click here to RSVP (cornerstonecuisine.eventbrite.ca or email mailto:Katerina@connectdot.ca or call 519-204-2499.

Support local youth and enjoy great local cuisine.