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True Sport – Second Round of sport funding

October 5, 2015

The Winkler Community Foundation has received the opportunity for a second round of True Sport Smart & Caring Matching Grant opportunity ending Fall 2015.

True Sport is dedicated to the notion that good sport can make a great difference. True Sport is based on a set of principles that, when properly aligned and kept in balance to one another during the sporting experience, serves to instill character in our children, strengthen our communities and increase our opportunities for excellence.

For more information Contact Myra Peters @ 204-362-9292.

 

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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