Posts tagged with "belonging"

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“A Future of Hope, Relationships and Community” Conference thumbnail

“A Future of Hope, Relationships and Community” Conference

Join us for A Future of Hope, Relationships and Community, a conference presented by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region. What has the global pandemic taught us about how people belong in their communities? What have we learned, and what action can we take to address this? The pandemic shone a spotlight on a reality that was all […]

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“A Future of Hope, Relationships and Community” Conference thumbnail
“A Future of Hope, Relationships and Community” Conference thumbnail

“A Future of Hope, Relationships and Community” Conference

Join us for A Future of Hope, Relationships and Community, a conference presented by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region. What has the global pandemic taught us about how people belong in their communities? What have we learned, and what action can we take to address this? The pandemic shone a spotlight on a reality that was all […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in

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Real friendships that last a lifetime thumbnail

Real friendships that last a lifetime

Americo is the hero of Stephanie’s house. While remodeling the kitchen, they discovered mice behind the dishwasher – and it was Americo who took care of the problem! Stephanie also comments: “Rico’s regular chores include (daily) garbage and (weekly) organizing the garbage for the curb. 2x annually he also independently organizes and cleans the garage […]

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Posted by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, in Blog

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You can support a community of connection, belonging and inclusion thumbnail

You can support a community of connection, belonging and inclusion

Dear friend of Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, As 2021 comes to a close, we want to recognize you. Making it through the uncertainty, instability and stress of the last year has not been easy. I hope that you have felt the impact of our community coming together to support one another and that you have continued […]

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Posted by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, in Blog, Community, Direct Support People, Youth

Nominations now open for the third annual Maria de Boer Changemaker Award! thumbnail
Nominations now open for the third annual Maria de Boer Changemaker Award! thumbnail

Nominations now open for the third annual Maria de Boer Changemaker Award!

About the Award Maria de Boer had been the Executive Director of Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region (EAFWR) for nearly 35 years. She retired in October 2017. Maria worked hard to put inclusion and belonging first at EAFWR. She encouraged people to be curious and thoughtful. Maria asked questions like, “Who makes inclusion happen?” and “How do […]

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Posted by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, in Adult, Blog, Children, Community, News, Press & Releases, Youth