Please Welcome to the Team!!!

The Board of Directors of Anago (Non) Residential Resources Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Kathryn Eggert as our new Executive Director. Kathryn comes to Anago with over 25 years of senior executive experience with several not-for-profit and public sector organizations. She has demonstrated ability in engaging staff, Board members and volunteers in achieving strategic goals and positioning organizations as collective partners in shaping a community-wide service system. Ken Steeves, Chair of the Board of Directors, said “at this time when service system change is so critical in responding to children and family needs, we feel Kathryn Eggert is the ideal leader for Anago to effectively participate in transforming service delivery in Southwestern Ontario.”

Anago has provided quality services across Southwestern Ontario for over 55 years. Anago operates the Parkhill Therapeutic Residence for girls, secure and open custody detention facilities in London and community and residential facilities for individuals with developmental disabilities in London, Middlesex and Huron counties. Anago provides these services through dedicated staff and volunteers under contract with the Ministries of Children and Youth Services and Community and Social Services.

We look forward to Kathryn Eggert joining our team as we remain committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment that inspires individuals to realize their own potential, resulting in a resilient and vibrant community.

Yours truly,

The Board of Directors of Anago (Non) Residential Resources Inc.

Ken Steeves, Chair Ray Won Barb Martin Candace Miller, Vice-Chair David Collens Michelle Kelln Lisa Taylor, Secretary/Treasurer Sarah Lagrove


2014 London Leadership Symposium

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Power Projects Launched at Anago-Parkhill!

Big changes are underway at the Anago-Parkhill Therapeutic Care Residence (APR), with new initiatives aimed at providing APR Youth the environment they need to realize their potential!


Anago is in the process of applying for an Arbonne Angels grant to help fund the APR Image Room Makeover. The well-used beauty salon is in need of a face lift and with generous donations from Arbonne and other community organizations; we plan to make this dream a reality!

Anago – APR would like to send a special thank-you to Brenda Sharp for her on-going support and overwhelmingly generous donations of Arbonne products.


Knowledge is power!

Thanks to the generosity of the Power Angel Project, Barbara Legate of Legate & Associates LLP, Oxford Book Shop.


Anago wishes to extend its heartfelt gratitude to Barbara Legate of Legate & Associates LLP for their tremendous donation of over $1000 in new books from the Oxford Book Shop to add to the Book Nook. Your kindness is overwhelming!


 “Thank you from the APR Youth for your generous donations to our Book Nook!”


More to Come, Check Us Out next month!

Billy Bishop Goes To War – Anago Theatre Event – SOLD OUT SUCCESS!

Anago hosted a sold-out show at The McManus Theatre on Friday, March 7th for our fundraising presentation of “Billy Bishop Goes to War.”

The evening was a resounding success with a memorable presentation of John MacLachlan Gray’s story, presented by director Rick Kish and A Missing Link Theatre Company.

Anago wishes to extend our deepest gratitude to Dr. Manu Panwar and Jane Simm for making the evening possible!

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Our sincerest thank you goes out to our event sponsors.


We would also like to thank: Cynthia O’Neill of High Altitude Thinking Inc. for donating the evening’s appetizers, Karen Moffatt of Better than Flowers Unique Gift Baskets and Rick Kish and A Missing Link Theatre Company for donating door prizes.

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Congratulations to the Door Prize Winners!

Door Prize #1

Holiday In Canada Gift Basket

donated by Karen Moffatt of Better than Flowers Unique Gift Baskets
Winner: Sophie Thompson
Door Prize #2

Signed Script

donated by Rick Kish and A Missing Link Theatre Company
Winner: Cate O’Neill
Door Prize #3

Replica of Billy Bishop’s Biplane

Created and donated by youth in our care
Winner: Cynthia O’Neill
This prize was graciously given by Cynthia to young Eric LeClair.

Congratulations to the 50/50 Draw Winner!
$410 won by Alison Cunningham

Click here to view pictures from the event.

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Thank you to all the Staff, Students, Volunteers and Family Members that attended Anago’s 2nd Annual Staff Appreciation Event.

Thank you’s go out to Fifty Shades of Groove for providing the entertainment, The Steel Grill Catering, Janice Medeiros for face painting and of course Anago’s 1st Staff Appreciation Committee for making it all happen.

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Steve Cordes Community Star Award

Anago (Non) Residential Resources Inc. is the proud recipient of the Steve Cordes Community Star Award, an award created by the Board of Directors of Youth Opportunities Unlimited (YOU) to “recognize exceptional, long-term commitment to youth in London and surrounding areas”!

Thank you to Ken Steeves for accepting this award on behalf of Anago last night and a special thank you to King Street Detention Centre staff for their continued effort in providing exceptional care to the individuals in our Youth Justice programs!  Last, but certainly not least, a sincere Thank you to YOU, whose ongoing partnership with Anago continues to contribute to the success of our youth focused programs!


From left to right: Val Debbie, Sandy Inglis, Steve Cordes, Becky Calder, & Ken Steeves.

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

How The Home Depot Canada Foundation is supporting affordable housing and building strong communities for Canadians in need with thousands of “Paper Hammers”

Did you know that you can improve our community using only a paper hammer? It’s true. All it takes is encouraging your friends, family, neighbours and colleagues to buy a $2 “Paper Hammer” at the London North and London Southwest Home Depot stores between May 30 and July 3.

This year, as part of The Home Depot Canada Foundation’s annual Buy a Hammer, Build Our Community campaign, the London North and London Southwest Home Depot stores are raising funds to support Anago (Non) Residential Resources Inc.

Please visit The Home Depot today and buy a $2 “Paper Hammer” or visit The Home Depot Canada Foundation website to learn more.


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On Friday, October 18th Anago and The Home Depot took part in a cheque presentation for the Buy A Hammer campaign.

The Buy A Hammer campaign took place from May 30th – July 3rd at the North and South West London Home Depot stores, at the end of the campaign the combined total raised was $11,214.00.

Thank you to Teri Mac Cuspey for attending on behalf of APR and to Ken Steeves, Martin Cooke and Peter Fragiskatos for representing Anago’s Board of Directors.

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Gala Theatre Charity Event is a Success!

On Friday May 3rd 2013, Anago celebrated its Gala Theatre charity event at the London Convention Centre. The event was an overwhelming success, raising over $15,500!

Congratulations to our six raffle package winners, and also to our two seat prize winners!

Thank you to Anago’s board of directors, employees, friends and family for coming and continuing to support us and share the message of Anago’s mission, vision, and values with the London community!

Thank you to Crystal Ice Carvings for providing the beautiful ice sculpture.


Thank you to all of our sponsors for making the evening an inspiring success!

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