Holiday Giving Guide Now Available!

“The holiday season is a perfect time to reflect on our blessings and seek out ways to make life better for those around us.” – Terri Marshall Share in the spirit of giving! By donating and/or giving, you can enrich lives in Guelph Wellington. For details on how you can give, visit Holiday Giving Guide…

Caring Community Cards

National Volunteer Week is April 24 – 30, 2022, but we are thanking volunteers all month long with our Caring Community Cards! The cards are valid during April and feature perks and discounts from businesses and organizations that volunteers can redeem. For individuals to receive a card, PIN – The People and Information Network member…

Dr. William C. Winegard Awards – Call for Nominations

Honourable Dr. William Charles Winegard September 17, 1924 – January 31, 2019 Veteran, former Guelph MP and former University of Guelph President, Officer of the Order of Canada, recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, Lincoln Alexander Medal of Distinguished Service and the Lincoln Alexander Outstanding Leader Award. A supporter of community and an avid…

Join The Time To Give Breakfast

Held annually during National Volunteer Week (April 19 – 25, 2020), the Time To Give Community Breakfast celebrates volunteerism and the spirit of community. “In 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to mobilize global efforts to improve social, economic and environmental conditions around the world by 2030.” – Volunteer Canada…

Thank Volunteers During National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week is this April 7 – 13th. It’s the perfect time to celebrate and thank Guelph and Wellington’s 98,000 volunteers! How are we celebrating? Here’s how: With support from community minded business, PIN, The People and Information Network provided 4000 Caring Community Cards for distribution to volunteers who support our member agencies as a…

Snow Angels Volunteers Needed

Winter checklist …  ? Winter tires       ? Snowbrush in Car           ☐ Become a Snow Angel Winter is upon us and local seniors and adults living with disabilities need your help! Become a volunteer Snow Angel and help members in our community live safely in their homes. Volunteer as an individual,…

Mental Health First Aid Training

On Friday November 23 and November 30, break the barriers and stigma attached to mental health. Build a strong foundation of knowledge on how mental health is connected to so many of our daily interactions; identify key indicators and behaviours of those in crisis and step-by-step basics to transition individuals to a more stable level…

Professional Development Opportunities 2018-2019

Learn more about the professional development opportunities the Waterloo-Wellington Learning Alliance has planned for the 2018-2019 series. Registration is now open and member organizations receive a special discounted price. Building Bridges through Authentic Interactions  August 23 in Kitchener (United Way Waterloo Region Communities) OR August 30 in Guelph (Immigrant Service Guelph Wellington) Time: 9:00 am…

Celebrate Giving on November 28th!

Imagine a day dedicated to giving back … around the world, across Canada and in Guelph and Wellington! Just as Black Friday kicks off the holiday shopping season, GivingTuesday is the opening day of the giving season. On November 28th, we hope you will join GuelphGives once again to celebrate generosity in our community. All you have…

Kathryn

Kathryn wants to continue ‘paying it foward’

What does volunteering mean to me? Compassion. Sharing. Meeting new people. Giving back. I’ve been on the receiving end of caring volunteers who helped me when I needed it most. By giving my time to help others I’m able to ‘pay it forward’ – and I want to continue ‘paying it forward’ for as long…