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Pillars of Work

Unveiled at the 2018 Time To Give Community Breakfast, PIN, The People and Information Network is pleased to share videos that explore ‘Why Community Matters’ through our pillars of work – Volunteer Network, Community Information and Nonprofit Leadership. PIN, the People and Information Network provides connections and leadership in Guelph and Wellington County to support the…

Annual General Meeting – June 28, 2018

On Thursday, June 28, PIN, The People and Information Network will hold its Annual General Meeting to celebrate the achievements of 2017 and explore the vitality of our community. Featuring a panel discussion on diversity, inclusion and community belonging with key partners at the Guelph Community Foundation, City of Guelph, Immigrant Services Guelph Wellington and the…

Calling All Students – PIN is Hiring!

With thanks to Canada Summer Jobs, PIN, The People and Information Network are welcoming applications from detail oriented and self-motivated individuals for the following positions: Communications and Design Specialist The Communication and Design Specialist will support our Communications and Program Coordinator to create and implement a 3-year engagement plan.  Tasks will include conducting best practice…

A ‘Time To Give’ Thanks!

Collins dictionary defines ‘community’ as: The community is all the people who live in a particular area or place. A particular community is a group of people who are similar in some way. Community is friendship between different people or groups, and a sense of having something in common. Held annually during National Volunteer Week…

Thank Volunteers During National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week is this April 15 – 21, 2018. 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…

Meacheal is Building Homes, Building Communities!

Meacheal Vuylsteke has been a vital member of the Habitat for Humanity team for 2 years and has worked on a variety of different projects including builds, kitchen salvages and assisting in the Guelph ReStore.   “I became involved with Habitat for Humanity after witnessing their willingness to assist in life skills coaching for several…

Caring Community Cards

National Volunteer Week is April 15th-21st, 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 across the county that volunteers can redeem. For individuals to receive a card, PIN, The People and Information Network member agencies place…

Thank you Marj!

Definition: Marvelous – superb; excellent; great; such as to cause wonder, admiration, or astonishment; surprising; extraordinary. “The Heart and Stroke Foundation – Wellington/Dufferin chapter feel that the above definition perfectly describes Marj Euale.” says Area Administrator Beth Kerr. ‘Marvelous Marj’ joined the Heart and Stroke Foundation in 2008 during the annual door to door Heart…

Young Professionals On Board

Young Professionals On Board About the Program Young Professionals on Board (YPOB) is a pilot project aimed at connecting young professionals with established leaders in our community.  Young professionals, up to the age of 35 years, will be matched with mentors who sit on a local Board of Directors. This project will provide the opportunity…

Join The Time To Give Breakfast

Held annually during National Volunteer Week (April 15-21, 2018), the Time To Give Community Breakfast celebrates volunteerism and the spirit of community. This year, we will explore ‘Why Community Matters’ with keynote speakers: Why Volunteering Matters – Emma Rogers As Director of Community Relations and Engagement at United Way, Emma considers herself one of the lucky ones…