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The Tools You Need!

It is versatile. It easy to use. You will not need a toolbox or a superhero cape! We have the tools you need to be find a meaningful volunteer opportunity.  Here are the deets: Subscribe! Receive 5 new volunteer opportunities directly to your inbox each week.   Create! By creating a profile, you choose your preferences…

Nawab Azizi answered the Call to Action.

“Nawab has given so much time to his community that he truly deserves this award. He hasn’t been a part of the program for one year yet, but he has already volunteered more than what would be required of him over a 2-year period” says Colten Ura,  Developmental Service Coordinator at Family Counselling and Support…

Thank you Puslinch Pioneer Volunteers!

Thank you to our volunteers For 45 years, volunteers in Puslinch have proudly donated their time and expertise to publishing the Puslinch Pioneer, which has become the well-respected source of information to residents of Puslinch. When the paper first started back in 1975, there were no fancy software programs, and the paper was typed, cut…

Time to Give April 22

Our 18th ‘Time to Give’ event celebrating volunteerism in our community! We know not everyone is able to join in but you can enjoy this year’s Time to Give program. With some history and photos, you too can join us in spirit – community spirit! Click this Time to Give Program 2021 link and follow…

Meghan is making an impact.

“Meghan came to Up and Running Guelph as a volunteer in 2017 and immediately wowed me with her passion for the cause, her kindness and genuinely caring nature, her commitment to our participants, and her absolute dedication to helping our organization grow and sustain its impact in the community.” says Shirley Hunt, Executive Director, Co-Founder,…

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…

Time to Give 2021!

                  Our annual ‘Time to Give’ event is … you guessed it, going virtual! Join us as we celebrate the past and embrace the future. PIN is pleased to welcome speakers: Cathy Taylor – Inaugural Executive Director of the Volunteer Centre of Guelph Wellington, current ED of…

Roblin is an exemplary community builder

            Roblin May has been involved with Focus on Nature for 7 years.  She lives down the street from one of its founders and one day while walking their dogs they discussed a possible future at Focus on Nature. Looking for something new after 25 years of volunteering, Roblin started…

Thank you Yee Family!

Feeling the need to support their community during COVID 19 and a well time tweet, rallied our Volunteers of the Month to become Snow Angels. In partnership with the City of Guelph PIN offers a volunteer snow removal service for eligible seniors and persons with physical disabilities. During a significant snow event, after the residential…

Volunteer Survey

Tell us! Did you volunteer before COVID? During?  Do you plan on returning to volunteering? What should nonprofits and charities know. tell us! Volunteer Survey for Guelph Wellington; open for all to help our community understand the local landscape of volunteerism from the perspective of volunteers.