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24 Hr Giving Challenge

November 14, 2016

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On November 19, 2016 – Donate to the Winkler Community Foundation and invest in future or your hometown.

Donate online at www.winklercommunityfoundation.com  or stop by the Winkler Coop between 10-2pm. Donations can also be dropped off at the Foundation office prior to November 19th. All donations made during the 24 hour Giving Challenge will be matched by the Winnipeg Foundation Р$1 for every $5 donated.

From School playgrounds to senior’s centres, healthcare to historic sites, our community foundation supports a huge range of important causes in our community. Thanks to gifts from local donors of all walks of life, we’re able to help ensure our community supports a huge range of important causes in our community. Thanks to gifts from local donors of all walks of life, we’re able to help ensure our community thrives now and forever.

 

Stories

WES YIP give back

Winkler Elementary School ran Youth in Philanthropy as an Exploratory program during the 2020-21 school year. They had a group of grade 8 students participate. As a part of the program, the students ran a Valentine’s Day themed fundraiser by selling boxes of smarties. They felt the smarties could share some “joy” during a COVID Valentine’s. The girls designed to and from tags for the students to send the smarties to friends aor siblings in the school. The money raised during the YIP exploratory program was matched by the Winkler Community Foundation. Thanks to the student’s efforts and the Foundation’s match, a grant of $669 was awarded to Gateway Resources. This grant has been designated for Gateway’s Life Skills Program to add tactile and sensory box resources. “We decided to raise money for the Gateway Life Skills Program because we believe everyone should have an equal opportunity to contribute to the community and do what they love!” – Karli, BYNN and Bria grade 8 YIP students from WES.   The Winkler Community Foundation loves seeing students engage in philanthropic activities. We were happy to see WES find a creative way to still teach young students about philanthropy and positively impact […]

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