volunteer

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.

Pin a Smile On!

While masks are mandatory in public places and they keep us safe, they can also keep us feeling separated.  To help, The Guelph Tool Library and PIN have partnered on Pin A Smile On! This project will create up to 500 Buttons for volunteers and volunteer organizations in Guelph.  The Guelph Tool Library will make the…

Do. Give. Share. PIN’s 20th Anniversary!

            PIN Celebrates 20th Anniversary All Year Long!Celebrating the past and embracing the future.Guelph, Ontario | January 18, 2021 | Inspired by the United Nations International Year of the Volunteer in 2001, the inception of PIN – The People and Information Network (formerly the Volunteer Centre of Guelph Wellington) began…

Become a COVID Community Changemaker!

Become a COVID Community Changemaker!PIN – The People and Information Network leading volunteer recruitment initiative. As a result of the City of Guelph Emergency Fund, PIN will lead a volunteer recruit and deploy initiative to support local nonprofits and charities with COVID volunteer needs. “In recent Volunteer Canada research, 56% of respondents who submitted an…