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ForRay Second Chance Shoppe

ForRaY is RaY’s latest youth employment training program and new social enterprise initiative. An abundance of distinctive secondhand furniture and household items are being made available to the community.

All the contents of our store have been donated by wonderful Winnipeggers.

Whether you are working with a limited budget, or looking for that specific piece with a rare personality, forRaY will have something to suit your needs. We cater to the West Broadway area, but encourage all Winnipeggers to add a touch of forRaY into their homes. 

Contact
Last Name: 
Aisaican
First Name: 
Apryl
Job Title: 
Store Manager
Company: 
ForRay Second Chance Shoppe
Email Address: 
forray@rayinc.ca
Website: 
http://rayinc.ca/forray.aspx
Address
Street: 
195 Young Street
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal Code: 
R3C 3S8
Neighborhood: 
West Broadway
Phone: 
(204) 774-1418
Additional Information
Neighbourhood: 
West Broadway
Ownership Structure: 
Social Enterprise
Product or Service: 
Clothing & Wares
Number of Employees: 
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WestEnd Commons

The WestEnd Commons includes a social housing project and a Neighbourhood Resource Centre. The Neighbourhood Resource Centre operates as a social enterprise and provides a rental space service to accomodate meeting and event needs.

Providing  space for your community. Book one of our multiple meeting spaces or rent our commercial kitchen for various professional and social events, training programs, and more! Free wireless on site.

Additional services available: AV Equipment, Beverage Service.

Contact
Last Name: 
Bonnemaison
First Name: 
Emma
Job Title: 
Manager
Company: 
WestEnd Commons Neighbourhood Resource Centre
Email Address: 
office@thewestendcommons.ca
Website: 
http://www.thewestendcommons.ca
Address
Street: 
365 McGee Street
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal Code: 
R3G 0G6
Neighborhood: 
West End
Phone: 
(204) 414-1510
Fax: 
(204) 774-1847
Additional Information
Neighbourhood: 
West End
Ownership Structure: 
Social Enterprise
Product or Service: 
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Number of Employees: 
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The Scrap Came Back

The Scrap Came Back is an upcycled and repurposed gift store and artist workspace. It was established to provide employment and artistic opportunities to individuals with intellectual disabilities. The individuals learn employment skills as they repurpose items destined for the landfill. The Scrap Came Back provides a store front for Manitoba artists including many of DASCHs own to sell their products.

Contact
Last Name: 
Militere
First Name: 
Candis
Job Title: 
Supervisor of Social Enterprise
Company: 
DASCH Inc.
Email Address: 
cmilitere@dasch.mb.ca
Website: 
http://thescrapcameback.com
Address
Street: 
153-A St. Anne's Road
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal Code: 
R2M 2Z5
Phone: 
(204) 232-3709
Additional Information
Ownership Structure: 
Social Enterprise
Product or Service: 
Clothing & Wares
Number of Employees: 
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First Name: 
Susanne
Last Name: 
Williams
Phone Number: 
2049871556
Email Address: 
Job Title: 
Director of Development
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Build Wright Developments

Build Wright Developments is a Social Enterprise offering renovations, workshops and consultations. Through the medium of carpentry we measure our success against a triple top line of Economy, Ecology and Equality (social) capitals and values to ensure the best business practices for ourselves, the customer and community.
Contact
Last Name: 
Parker
First Name: 
Christopher
Job Title: 
Founder
Company: 
Build Wright Development
Email Address: 
buildwrightdevelopments@gmail.com
Website: 
https://www.facebook.com/BuildWrightDevelopments
Address
Street: 
765 Main Street
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal Code: 
R3L 0R6
Phone: 
(204) 250-9551
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Ownership Structure: 
For Profit Local Independent
Product or Service: 
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Number of Employees: 
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Cree-ations

Cree-ations specialize in handmade Aboriginal Arts and Crafts. They are a locally owned and operated family business. They buy most of their furs and hides for their products locally. They are located in the Inner City and try to be part of community activities and support the surrounding neighbourhood.
Contact
Last Name: 
Nabess
First Name: 
Edna
Job Title: 
Owner
Company: 
Cree-ations
Email Address: 
enabess@hotmail.com
Website: 
http://www.cree-ationsfashion.com/
Address
Street: 
583 Main Street
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal Code: 
R2W 3T6
Neighborhood: 
Exchange
Phone: 
(204) 219-7428
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Ownership Structure: 
For Profit Local Independent
Product or Service: 
Clothing & Wares
Number of Employees: 
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Chowdown Catering

Chowdown Catering is committed to helping build the community in the North End, by purchasing local food ingredients from other suppliers and businesses in the North End area, but offers city-wide catering!

Click here to see Wayne's Catering Menu (New Chowdown Menu coming soon!)

Contact
Last Name: 
Hamilton
First Name: 
Wayne
Job Title: 
Partner/Manager
Company: 
Chowdown Catering
Email Address: 
info@sppwinnipeg.org
Address
Street: 
452 Selkirk Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal Code: 
R2W 2M5
Phone: 
(204) 453-3352
Additional Information
Neighbourhood: 
North End
Ownership Structure: 
For Profit Local Independent
Product or Service: 
Restaurants, Catering & Food
Number of Employees: 
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Jonnies Sticky Buns

At Jonnies Sticky Buns, we try to do as much as possible with one little thing: the cinnamon bun. With this spiral treat as the canvas we have created sweet and savoury options from the traditional to the unusual.With so many flavours and ingredients it's important to us to get as many as possible from local sources.

Contact
Last Name: 
McPhail
First Name: 
Jon
Job Title: 
Owner-Baker
Company: 
Jonnies Sticky Buns
Email Address: 
breadbunker@gmail.com
Website: 
http://jonniesstickybuns.com
Address
Street: 
941 Portage Avenue
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal Code: 
R3G 0P9
Neighborhood: 
West End
Phone: 
(204) 415-7287
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Neighbourhood: 
West End
Ownership Structure: 
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Product or Service: 
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Number of Employees: 
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White Gloves Cleaning Services

White Gloves Cleaning Services is an environmental and eco friendly office and residential cleaning company.
We believe that if we change our old habits of cleaning our homes & businesses with chemicals, we will improve our standard of living. Air pollution, in combination with other pollutants, may contribute to or increase the risk of developing disorders related to the respiratory system, skin, and eyes.

White Gloves Cleaning Services:

Contact
Last Name: 
Demissie
First Name: 
Elias
Job Title: 
Owner
Company: 
White Gloves Cleaning Services
Email Address: 
winnipegwhitegloves@gmail.com
Website: 
http://www.winnipegwhitegloves.com
Address
Street: 
43 Osborne St. Box 68018
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
MB
Postal Code: 
R3L 2V9
Neighborhood: 
Osborne
Phone: 
(204) 290-5502
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Neighbourhood: 
Osborne
Ownership Structure: 
For Profit Local Independent
Product or Service: 
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Up Shoppe - A social enterprise of the North End Women's Centre

The Up Shoppe offers new and gently used items at a very low cost.
Our merchandise includes:
• gently used women’s business clothes
• baby layettes
• shoes, purses and belts
• family clothing
• small household goods
• jewellery and hair accessories
• basic health and beauty products
• jewellery by local artists
• infant clothing and accessories
• gift baskets and other treasures!

We are a social enterprise of the North End Women’s Centre that:

Contact
Last Name: 
Lougheed
First Name: 
Corinne
Job Title: 
Community Economic Development Coordinator
Company: 
North End Women's Centre (NEWC)
Email Address: 
UpShoppe@newcentre.org
Website: 
http://www.upshoppe.ca
Address
Street: 
394 Selkirk Avenue
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
MB
Postal Code: 
R2W 2M2
Neighborhood: 
North End
Phone: 
(204) 589-7347
Fax: 
(204) 586-9476
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Neighbourhood: 
North End
Ownership Structure: 
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Product or Service: 
Clothing & Wares
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Northern Star Worker Co-op Ltd.

Northern Star Worker Co-operative is owned and operated by a multi-cultural blend of artisans, including First Nations and Metis women, who sew traditional and contemporary Star Blankets of exceptional craftsmanship and remarkable beauty

Contact
Last Name: 
Russ
First Name: 
Rothney
Job Title: 
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Company: 
Northern Star Worker Co-op Ltd.
Email Address: 
neechifoods@shaw.ca
Website: 
http://www.northernstar.coop/
Address
Street: 
865 Main Street
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
MB
Postal Code: 
R2W 3N9
Neighborhood: 
North End
Phone: 
(204) 949-1338
Fax: 
(204) 589-4862
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Neighbourhood: 
North End
Ownership Structure: 
Cooperative: Worker
Product or Service: 
Clothing & Wares
Number of Employees: 
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