SILKE DOREGO immigrated to Canada in 1983, working first for “Mövenpick restaurants” in various positions (pastry chef, catering manager, stewarding manager, special projects). She joined The United Church of Canada in 1997 and has been an active member ever since. She and her husband are raising their three children in the east end of the city.
Silke works as the Office Administrator and Catering Manager at College Street United Church. She enjoys volunteering at her church and for Girl Guides of Canada with her daughter and is a passionate soccer mom to her son.
"Abiona Centre not only gave me the ability to care for my child, but the motivation to get what I wanted for my life - to have my daughter with me and to live independently."