Volunteer Team Extraordinaire, Monica & Olivia

      Stories

We invite you to join us in celebrating and applauding amazing Strong Start volunteers, by tweeting @Strong_Start using the hashtag #NVW2023 and #WeavingUsTogether, liking us on Facebook and connecting with us on Instagram. We also invite you to read stories from other volunteers, families, and our program partners here.  

National Volunteer Week 2023

      Stories

We invite you to join us in celebrating and applauding amazing Strong Start volunteers, by tweeting @Strong_Start using the hashtag #NVW2023 and #WeavingUsTogether, liking us on Facebook and connecting with us on Instagram. We also invite you to read stories from other volunteers, families, and our program partners here.  

Get Ready for School™ Results for 2022

      Results

The Get Ready for School program was offered in 16 sites across Waterloo Region, and served a total of 318 children. A total of 90 children in the program did not speak English on a regular basis at home, with an additional children children who spoke English as well as a second language at home. The program was supported by 39 paid instructors, and 34 volunteers, who gave approximately 940 hours of volunteer time to the program.