Posts tagged with "volunteer"

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Block Party 2019

Join us to celebrate the neighbourhoods of Waterloo Region at Block Party, a Better Together Event in support of Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region. On Saturday November 9, 2019, Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region will host its second annual Block Party fundraiser. Join us for an evening of fun, live music, craft beer, ‘street eats’, a DJ, pop up […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Blog, Community

A BIG thank you to all our volunteers! #NVW2019 thumbnail
A BIG thank you to all our volunteers! #NVW2019 thumbnail

A BIG thank you to all our volunteers! #NVW2019

It’s National Volunteer Week and throughout the week, we’ve been sharing how volunteers at Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region embody #TheVolunteerFactor. The smallest acts make a world of difference in the lives of others and we are grateful for those who have volunteered their time here at EAFWR. Whether it’s been helping out at a fundraising or […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Articles and Resources, Blog, Children, Community, Story

Thank you to all our volunteers! #NVW2018 thumbnail
Thank you to all our volunteers! #NVW2018 thumbnail

Thank you to all our volunteers! #NVW2018

As National Volunteer Week 2018 comes to an end, one volunteer’s story speaks volumes about the impact of volunteering. First off, a big thank you to all our amazing volunteers! Here at Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, we deeply value and appreciate the contributions of our volunteers. Your drive, passion and commitment to giving back to the […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Articles and Resources, Blog, Children, Direct Support People, News, Press & Releases, Story

Volunteers- a big thanks for all you do! #NVW2016 thumbnail
Volunteers- a big thanks for all you do! #NVW2016 thumbnail

Volunteers- a big thanks for all you do! #NVW2016

As  National Volunteer Week comes to an end, the appreciation we feel for our volunteers is endless. Organizations like ours really thrive on giving and caring people. Without your inspiring drive to help others, our community wouldn’t be nearly as rich as it is. Brittany Buko, a Laurier student who volunteers with our Waterloo Open Space, had […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Articles and Resources, Blog, Children, Direct Support People, News, Press & Releases, Youth

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Exciting Youth Summer Volunteer Opportunity thumbnail

Exciting Youth Summer Volunteer Opportunity

Would you like to fulfill the requirement for 40 hours of high school volunteer experience in a fun and exciting way? We are offering a “peer vacation experience” in August for high school students who are interested in contributing to an inclusive community. We are looking for committed students who would like to vacation alongside people with […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Blog, Community, Youth