Twice a year, the Maryhill Knights of Columbus host their famous “Vegas Night” where individuals of all ages are invited to come out for a chance to win turkeys, hams, grocery hamper, quilts, gift certificates and more. The event has been running for over 45 years, with all of the proceeds going to support local charities.
Recognizing outstanding contributions to Strong Start
As an organization, Strong Start’s vision is a community rallying around its children with its time and treasure to help them learn to read. With Rotary International’s commitment to supporting education, we are honoured to call the Rotary Club of Brantford-Sunrise true partners in our cause.
On September 20, 2016, individuals of all ages made their way to St. Andrews United Church in Brantford for an evening of fun, friends, and bidding. The organizing committee collected fantastic items for the auction, … Continued
From our family to yours, we hope you have a very Happy Halloween! We extend our sincere appreciation to all teachers, partners and donors for celebrating literacy and Halloween by sending us tweets. Because “learning … Continued
We’re excited to announce a new partnership with the Retired Teachers of Ontario District 11 (Waterloo), who are working with us to help more children learn to read. Along with a financial gift, over the … Continued
On Thursday, October 6, 2016, The Guelph Community Foundation held a community breakfast to celebrate 16 years of inspiring change. Over $200,000 in grants were announced at the celebration which will be used by 37 charities to deliver programs and services to Guelph and its surrounding communities.
The Mighty Machines Showcase is a fun, family-oriented community event that brings Mighty Machines to life! It provides adults and children of all ages with a chance to see construction and other service vehicles up close. The showcase ran on Saturday, September 17, 2016 and Strong Start was lucky to be the charity partner again for this year’s event.
As pillar in our community, Toyota celebrates its 30th year by giving away a total of $30,000.00 to many worthy causes. Employees nominated charities they cared about to receive a $3,000.00 gift in support of their initiatives.
Tepperman’s, a family-owned and operated furniture, mattress, appliance, and electronics retailer celebrated its Grand Opening in Kitchener by giving away a total of $50,000.00 to local charities. Along with 9 other organizations, Strong Start was … Continued
The Peter Hallman Memorial Fast Pitch Tournament brings top ranked teams to Waterloo Region every summer for a weekend of action, adrenaline, and competition. The tournament, named in memory of the late Peter Hallman, an … Continued