Posts tagged with "developmental disabilities"

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

Nominations now open for the second annual $500 Maria de Boer Changemaker Award! thumbnail
Nominations now open for the second annual $500 Maria de Boer Changemaker Award! thumbnail

Nominations now open for the second annual $500 Maria de Boer Changemaker Award!

Do you know someone in Waterloo Region with lived experience of disability? Someone who has made or makes a worthy contribution to others in some way? Someone who is a changemaker in their community, even though they may not know it? We are pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the second annual […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Blog, Children, Community, News, Press & Releases, Youth