Oct
16
4:00 PM16:00

Community Grants Committee - Fall Meeting #2

In this meeting we will be breaking out into the funding levels that were reviewed. Each group will have the opportunity to present the findings from their applications.

There is parking available at Kitchener City Hall. Otherwise there is also 2 hour parking on the streets around the office.

Directions to our office:

When on King Street looking at Kitchener City Hall, to the left is a Shopper’s Drug Mart. Beside the Shopper’s is a Subway restaurant. Directly beside the Subway is a set of sliding doors. There is an accessibility button beside the doors that needs to be pressed in order to enter. You may either take the elevator up to the 2nd floor, or take the set of stairs when you enter. We are unit 206.

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Site Visit: Community Support Connections - Meals on Wheels and More
Sep
30
6:30 PM18:30

Site Visit: Community Support Connections - Meals on Wheels and More

  • Community Support Connections - Meals on Wheels and More (map)
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Please join Kitchener Waterloo Community Foundation and Social Venture Partners as we learn more about Community Support Connections - Meals on Wheels and More!

We will get to tour the facility in Breslau, and learn about how they serve seniors in Waterloo Region.

We will also have an opportunity to either help prepare some meals or work in the garden beds that feed their clients. Please dress accordingly.

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Guided Tour with Grand River Conservation Foundation
Sep
29
2:00 PM14:00

Guided Tour with Grand River Conservation Foundation

Please join us!

For a guided nature walk at the Grand River Conservation Area’s Laurel Creek Conservation Area.

Located in northwest Waterloo, Laurel Creek is an oasis of nature in the city. Once surrounded by farm land, the area is now 294 ha (726 acres) with something for everyone - trails, active outdoor activities and an outstanding array of wildlife.

Lindsay Campbell, GRCA’s Restoration Specialist, will tell us more about the unique nature features of the park.

After the tour, please join us for refreshments and share your opinions about the importance of nature in our community, as part of Kitchener Waterloo Community Foundation’s On The Table initiative.

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Mennonite Central Committee Site Visit
Apr
18
6:30 PM18:30

Mennonite Central Committee Site Visit

  • Mennonite Central Committee Head Office (map)
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Please join KWCF and SVP as we learn more about Mennonite Central Committee (MCC).

We get to tour the facility on Kent Street, and learn about how they serve people locally, provincially, nationally, and internationally.

We actually get to participate in helping people locally and around the world when we tie knots on comforters and pack supplies and survival kits they send around the world to families who are facing disaster or crisis.

If you are interested in attending, please let Sarah know by email and she will add you to the list of attendees.

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Chair's Reception
Nov
28
4:30 PM16:30

Chair's Reception

KWCF Board and Staff invite you to join us for our annual Chair’s Reception.

Join us for a cocktail party to celebrate 2018 and to thank our donors, our volunteers and our community partners!

4:30 pm - Doors Open

5:15: pm - Brief Remarks and Walter Bean Award Presentation

5:30 pm - Reception Continues

Please RSVP by Wednesday, November 21, 2018

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Oct
18
4:00 PM16:00

Community Grants Committee Fall Meeting #2

In this meeting we will be breaking out into the funding levels that were reviewed. Each group will have the opportunity to present the findings from their applications.

There is parking available at Kitchener City Hall. Otherwise there is also 2 hour parking on the streets around the office.

Directions to our office:

When on King Street looking at Kitchener City Hall, to the left is a Shopper’s Drug Mart. Beside the Shopper’s is a Subway restaurant. Directly beside the Subway is a set of sliding doors. There is an accessibility button beside the doors that needs to be pressed in order to enter. You may either take the elevator up to the 2nd floor, or take the set of stairs when you enter. We are unit 206.

 

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Oct
11
6:30 PM18:30

The Invisible Heart

What happens when capitalism and charity intersect? The Invisible Heart tracks the birth of one of the fastest growing social innovations in modern history: social impact bonds. An unorthodox marriage between government services and private-sector investments, this burgeoning financial model promises to solve society’s most complex problems from crime to homelessness—but is it delivering? Set in Canada, the U.S. and the U.K, this compelling documentary follows the unlikely people banding together to battle social inequality.

For More information click here

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Oct
1
4:00 PM16:00

Learning Journey at KidsAbility

We have a unique opportunity to see and learn about KidsAbility. Join us as they give us a thorough tour of the Waterloo location, provide insight into the services they offer, and learn of the impact they are having in our community.

If you are interested in attending, please email Sarah at sarah@kwcf.ca and she will add you to the list

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New Volunteer Orientation
Sep
12
5:30 PM17:30

New Volunteer Orientation

For new volunteers joining our committee. This is a one-time meeting that goes over high level KWCF information, how to navigate our software programs, and a general overview on how to evaluate an application.

Dinner will be provided.

When on King Street looking at City Hall, to the left is a Shopper’s Drug Mart. Beside that is a Subway. Directly beside that is a set of sliding doors where you need to push the accessibility button to open. We are located at the top of the stairs.

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