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
Recognizing outstanding contributions to Strong Start
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
Strong Start has been blessed to receive financial support from The Catholic Community Foundation of Waterloo Region for the past three years, with the funds being used in our Letters, Sounds and Words program to help children learn to read. This year, we had the opportunity to showcase the Foundation’s support with a cheque presentation at St. Margaret of Scotland Catholic Elementary School in Cambridge.
Peter Braid, former MP of Kitchener – Waterloo, has always been a champion for the charitable sector across Ontario, understanding its importance in supporting strong communities. On May 3, 2016, Strong Start was honoured to be the charity beneficiary of an event held in celebration of Peter’s years of community service in Kitchener-Waterloo and in recognition of his contributions.