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Every day thousands of people find the help they need quickly, conveniently and free of charge because of Information and Referral (I&R) services. To recognize the importance of I&R in our community, PIN, The People and Information Network is taking part in I&R Day on November 16 through awareness and promotion along with a ‘Lunch…

Alison discovered a real gem!

Alison discovered one of the best things about Guelph! Ignatius Jesuit Centre, where nature gives strength to mind, body and soul, is dedicated to providing programs that foster an ecological way of life, nurture a deeper spirituality, promotes the production of sustainable food and more including a community garden. Alison Dunkley learned about the garden…

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 the link Holiday…

Get In The Driver’s Seat!

For many in our community, transportation to and from appointments is a barrier to service, to activities and relationships in life. For a moment, imagine the challenge of going for medical treatments, counselling or the ability to interact with others through peer programs, support groups and leisure pursuits. You can make a difference; get in…

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…

Retire with Confidence: An Info Series for 55+

Retirement is often viewed as the end-goal to a lifetime of working, however it is also a time of momentous change. Some struggle to seek an identify outside of the workforce while others fear a loss of income, and struggle with complexities caused by debilitating health. It is increasingly important to acknowledge the need for…

Volunteer Leadership Hybrid Conference

‘Leading the Way, Not Managing the Day’ is a volunteer management conference presented by AL!VE, Better Impact, and Volunteer Management Professionals of Canada (VMPC).  Now in its fourth year, this year’s topic will explore how leaders of volunteers can move from managing to LEADING.  The streaming event will consist of a 30 minute presentation followed…

Dave Supports Community Changemakers!

Retirement can offer a blank canvas to create a beautiful visual of new opportunities, people and experiences. For Dave McConnell, retirement included volunteering and the opportunity to support several organizations including Action Read, The Elliott, Guelph Film Festival and Doors Open. Guelph – Wellington provides many opportunities for individuals to volunteer; to become involved in…

October 7 Decent Work Day

“Every year on October 7th the world celebrates the United Nations standard for Decent Work.  On this date (and often throughout the first week of October) trade unions and progressive public policy advocates rally throughout the province to raise public awareness to the poor working conditions plaguing modern workplaces.  However, in recent years, employers in…

Cheers, Beers and Volunteers!

You want to do good. You have skills to share. You want to create your next volunteer experience. Cheers, Beers and Volunteers is inviting you to its inaugural event at #Goodworking.  #Goodworking is a brilliant concept. People who want to do good gather together to learn about good work in the community and how to…