Life in Balance

Through this online art blog/gallery we can encourage, inspire and share hope with one another…We invite who you to share your “NAPS” (News, Art ,Poetry, Songs) or inspirations. Email if you would like to share inspirations. Please note we can not post advice with regards to nutrition and exercise.

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EDOYR’s first EVER benefit comedy night!

We arrived at! Second City Toronto shortly before the doors to the theatre opened for the night. 
Live comedy every night! That’s right! Did you miss out on last night’s event but would still like to support EDOYR? Donate online now:
Michelle (placement student) having a laugh even before we got into the theatre!
Leviana (Events and Communications Coodinator) getting ready for a good night.

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TONIGHT: Second City Comedy Night

Tonight’s the night we’ve all been waiting for!

At 7:15pm the doors will open to Second City Toronto on 51 Mercer St. less than an hour away from the beginning of tonight’s performance of the Fall Mainstainge ’12 Revue.

Tickets for this show, a preview for a series of performances to start in the fall, are normally $24+hst.

Courtesy of Second City Toronto

EDOYR is lucky enough to host a fund-raiser at tonight’s show and if you haven’t already guessed, you’re all invited.

When using our “Life in Balance” promo code at the Second City box office, $10 from every ticket will benefit EDOYR.

And the best part? You’ll save $4 per ticket when using this code. So, instead of paying $24+hst, you’ll only be paying $20+hst.

You can get your tickets online, by calling the Second City box office or at the door!

We’re so excited for tonight and hope you are too. Don’t forget about that “Life in Balance” promo code!

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You’re invited to the Neighbourhood Network Volunteer Celebration

To the friends, supporters and volunteers of Eating Disorders of York Region:

Join us for volunteer appreciation at the 2012 Neighbourhood Network Volunteer Celebration Event at Fairy Lake Park in Newmarket.

When: Thursday, August 23
Time: 5:30 to 7:30pm
RSVP: Lisbeth at or call 905-726-3737 by Friday, August 17

Neighbourhood Network is a non-profit community-based organization that brings together volunteers with local charities and organizations that assist Newmarket and Aurora residents in need.

Tom Taylor, former town councilor and Mayor of Newmarket, will emcee the event as we celebrate the amazing work of volunteers in the York Region  community.

There will be a free BBQ for Neighhbourhood Network partners and volunteers as well as live music by the ONYX Vocal Band!

Brooke Harrison, Neighbourhood Network’s student Ambassador as well as Canada’s “Top 20 Under 20” for 2012 will share her community experiences.

Thank you to all of EDOYR’s helpers and friends!


Natalia and Janice at the Neighbourhood Network Event!

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Moksha Yoga Maple Karma Charity Classes – Date to be Rescheduled

EDOYR will be Moksha Yoga Maple‘s Karma Charity of Choice for an upcoming month!

Each Friday night during that specific month at 6:15pm for 75-minutes, a yoga class will take place. Anyone can attend with a minimum donation of five dollars, even if you are not a member of Moksha Yoga Maple.

We were originally scheduled for every Friday night in August, but this has been changed.

Please stay tuned to our Twitter and Facebook pages for more information.

Thank you Moksha Yoga Maple for the honour of being your karma charity sometime in the near future!

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Richmond Hill Honda benefit car wash a huge success!

Michelle (placement student) and Leviana (Events and Communications Coordinator) go back out to Yonge St. Don’t worry, we didn’t let them leave without taking a photo (and dancing).

Thanks to everyone who made our car wash at Richmond Hill Honda a HUGE success! 
Natalia (Admin Assistant) and Michelle (placement student) get ready for our very first customer! 
Our very first customer gets their car washed!
Car wash tickets! We have some nonexpiry tickets left over for your convenience. Contact or phone 9058866632 if you’d like to purchase some! They’re going quickly.
Natalia (Admin Assistant), Michelle (placement student) and Leviana (Events and Communications Coordinator) workin’ at the car wash!
Our lovely hand-made sign! 
Leviana (Events and Communications Coordinator) and Natalia (Admin Assistant) show their signature dance moves before going over to Yonge St. to encourage drivers to get their cars washed! 
SNAP Richmond Hill came by our car wash and took a few photos for their publication. Thanks!
Some Honda + EDOYR staff!

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Save on Second City Toronto tickets for Tues. July 24

You’ll save four dollars when you use the promotional code “Life in Balance” when purchasing tickets to EDOYR’s first ever benefit comedy night.

Normally, tickets for the Fall ’12 Mainstage Revue show cost $24+hst. When using “Life in Balance,” you’ll only be paying $20+hst.

Also with the “Life in Balance” promo code, $10 from every ticket purchased will benefit our organization. For every 12 tickets purchased with the promo code, EDOYR will be able to host a Stages of Change workshop for people struggling with an eating disorder as well as for their families and friends. We’ll also be able to continue with our successful outreach initiatives in hopes of lessening the stigma surrounding eating disorders and mental health.

The show will begin tomorrow at 8pm at the Second City in Toronto! Doors open at 7:15pm.

Get your tickets from the Second City box office before it’s too late.