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Stronger Together Symposium 2018

With a keynote address from Bruce MacDonald, President of Imagine Canada, join us for the first ever Executive Director Peer Group (EDPG) Symposium. This day long event will consist of concurrent sessions on relevant topics, everything from change management to best practices in volunteer involvement. We have engaged local leaders to deliver the workshop topics following…

Improving Lives Locally!

Thank you Irene Thompson for improving lives locally with the United Way of Guelph Wellington Dufferin! As a member of the Campaign Cabinet, Irene volunteers alongside others to help run the annual fundraising campaign. Specifically, Irene co-chairs the United Way Leadership Giving committee which aides in attracting and retaining Leadership donors. ‘Irene often volunteers her…

Achieve Ontario

Achieve Ontario (formerly PREB-Ontario) is a volunteer recognition program based on Employment and Social Development Canada’s National Occupational Classification. It allows organizations that engage volunteers to: Recognize the value of volunteer experience Assist volunteers in their job search Access volunteer position descriptions PIN, The People and Information Network is a certified trainer of this volunteer recognition…

Privacy

The integrity of privacy and confidentiality is important to us. Information collected on this website aligns with our mission, vision and values through our pillars of work and is intended for the sole purpose to meet your need and/or interest in the services we provide. Information is kept confidential and we adhere to our policies…

If you have questions, we have answers!

PIN, The People and Information Network is celebrating Information and Referral Day November 16. Our Community Information database includes 1,365 information records on essential human services available for access by the public. As referenced in our Annual Report 2017, 1.3 million+ information records were accessed by community members via the Community Information database. With our…

Celebrate Giving on November 28th!

Imagine a day dedicated to giving back … around the world, across Canada and in Guelph and Wellington! Just as Black Friday kicks off the holiday shopping season, GivingTuesday is the opening day of the giving season. On November 28th, we hope you will join GuelphGives once again to celebrate generosity in our community. All you have…

Holiday Giving Guide Now Available!

“The holiday season is a perfect time to reflect on our blessings and seek out ways to make life better for those around us.” – Terri Marshall Share in the spirit of giving! By donating and/or giving, you can enrich lives in Guelph Wellington. For details on how you can give, visit the link Holiday Giving…

Michael is ‘Building Brighter Futures’

After learning about the vision of the late Terry Jay, local arborist and entrepreneur instrumental in developing the inaugural 2013 Children’s Foundation of Guelph Wellington (CFGW) ‘Trees For Tots’, Michael Douglas was inspired to help keep Terry’s vision alive through volunteering. “It gives me a great sense of pride to know that I am helping…

Giving the gift of music!

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything” – Plato Imagine the opportunity to give the gift of music to others; Catherine Meng, volunteer musician at The Elliott Community does exactly that. As a Third Year University of Guelph Biomedical Science student, Catherine focuses…

October 1 – International Day of Older Persons

October 1st marks the United Nations ‘International Day of Older Persons’ with the theme of “Stepping into the Future: Tapping the Talents, Contributions and Participation of Older Persons in Society” The contributions older persons provide is invaluable; the wisdom, experience and leadership are among the myriad of attributes that are shared and that are integral…