Posts tagged with "fundraising"

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May Court Flower Sale

Spring Fever leaving you with an itchy green thumb? Looking for a great way to support EAFWR while beautifying your home, or a friend’s? Why not kick spring into high gear by purchasing flowers from our May Court Flower offering. All proceeds from our sale go towards EAFWR and the plants are high quality and […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in

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You can help build a community where everyone belongs

Dear friend of Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, They say it takes a village to raise a child, and that is particularly true when your child has a physical or developmental disability. For nearly 40 years, Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region has built a generous and thriving village, serving families who access our services and supporting adults as they […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Blog, Children, Community, Direct Support People, News, Press & Releases

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May Court Flower Sale

Spring Fever leaving you with an itchy green thumb? Looking for a great way to support EAFWR while beautifying your home, or a friend’s? Why not kick spring into high gear by purchasing flowers from our May Court Flower offering. All proceeds from our sale go towards EAFWR and the plants are high quality and […]

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Posted by Annie Knight, in

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The Magic of Building a Community Where Everyone Belongs Starts With You thumbnail

The Magic of Building a Community Where Everyone Belongs Starts With You

  Dear friend of Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region (EAFWR) began as a way to build community, and that desire still fuels our work everyday. For over 30 years, under the leadership of Maria de Boer, EAFWR grew from a group of friends supporting each other, to an organization that now serves 2000 families […]

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Posted by Annie Knight, in Adult, Blog, Children, Community, Direct Support People, News, Press & Releases

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WALK-OR-WHEEL 2017

Believe in a community where everyone belongs? Be a #ChampionForBelonging at WALK-OR-WHEEL 2017! On Sunday October 1st, from 9:30 am -1 pm, Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region is hosting our largest fundraiser of the year. Raise funds, walk, run or wheel in support of inclusion and belonging for people with disabilities and their families. Guest host – KW’s own champion […]

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Posted by Annie Knight, in Adult, Blog, Children, Direct Support People, Youth

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PaintNite – Join us March 30, 2017

PaintNite Fundraiser for Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region *SOLD OUT – Thanks to your incredible support and interest, we are now sold out for PaintNite! * Looking for a cool night out? Want to get your creative juices flowing with friends and good food? Join us for PaintNite at Turtle Jacks. In support of Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, […]

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Posted by Annie Knight, in Blog

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Giving Day

  It’s A Great Reason to Go Shopping! Friday March 24th, 2017 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 […]

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Posted by Annie Knight, in Blog

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#StayGenerous – Leejay Levene Calendars

Leejay’s calendar is the must-have in Waterloo Region Seeking a stocking stuffer? Looking for a way to #StayGenerous this GivingTuesday? Need a calendar for 2017 and want to support a great cause? If you answered yes to any of these three questions, you want a Leejay Levene Calendar! Available through Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, this calendar […]

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Posted by Annie Knight, in Blog

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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 Annie Knight, 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 Annie Knight, in Blog