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Catching up to a Jedi… #StayGenerous

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region’s Opportunities Development Coordinator, Kate Swift, shares how a professional relationship from the past is guiding her understanding of #StayGenerous How a Jedi helped me understand #StayGenerous We have all been there, trying to work something out – a difficult choice, a disagreement, or perhaps even mediating an issue between other people. It […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Blog

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FREE Skating Party

Invite your friends to a FREE Skating Party Join us on Saturday December 10th, 2016, from 11am-1pm for a FREE Skating Party at Albert McCormick Arena (500 Parkside Dr., Waterloo). Strap on your skates, or borrow a pair of skates or wheelchair sledges, generously made available by Value Village, City of Kitchener and City of Waterloo. […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Blog

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#StayGenerous and starting at EAFWR

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region’s Opportunities Development Coordinator, Kate Swift, shares her experiences through her first few weeks at EAFWR, and how community can #StayGenerous Community, casseroles, and #StayGenerous Often, starting a new job is scary. So many unknowns. Recently, when I began with Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, I wasn’t nervous of what was to come. I was […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Blog

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When a fundraiser is more than. thumbnail

When a fundraiser is more than.

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region’s Special Events Coordinator, Becky Klokoff, shares her experience at this year’s All-Brite Glass & Tint Event on October 19, 2016.   Yesterday’s event at All-Brite Glass & Tint marked 4 years of an amazing partnership between Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region (EAFWR) and the incredible folks at All-Brite.  A unique fundraising event, where customers […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Blog, Direct Support People

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Sibshop – November 5, 2016

Join us on Saturday November 5, 2016 for Sibshop!   In partnership with YMCA, Z beside the Y, Kerry’s Place and Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, Sibshop is a fun workshop for brothers and sisters of a sibling with a developmental disability to learn what their loved ones needs are. Light refreshments and snacks provided for all those […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Articles and Resources, Blog, Children, Community, Direct Support People, Youth

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Giving Day

It’s A Great Reason to Go Shopping! Friday September 16th is Giving Day at Hudson’s Bay, in support of Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region! For every $5 Hudson’s Bay Shopping Ticket sold, EAFWR receives 100% of the ticket price, and YOU get… 20% off regular, sale and clearance women’s, men’s and children’s fashions, footwear and accessories, housewares and […]

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