Funds to support Community Gardens!

GREAT NEWS! The Centre Wellington Food Bank, the Social Justice Group’s partner in the Centre Wellington Alliance for Good Food, has obtained a $3,300 grant to support community gardens in Centre Wellington this year. The grant is from Food Banks Canada and Compass Group Canada. In this grant, there are funds to respond to the…

Help End Homelessness and Precarious Housing!

Guelph-Wellington has joined 28 other communities from across Canada as part of the 20,000 Homes Campaign, a powerful nationwide movement that aims to permanently house 20,000 of Canada’s most vulnerable homeless people by July 1, 2018. Registry Week (April 25-28) is designed to jump-start our campaign to end homelessness by mobilizing our community to gather…

Support for Circles Wellington County, please …

Show your support for reducing poverty throughout Wellington County by making a meal! Burritos, chili, ham and scallop potatoes, beef and vegetarian stews, make your own sandwiches, lasagna and shepherds pie …. these are just some of the delicious meals the participants in the Circles Wellington County have enjoyed on Wednesday evenings since the group…

20,000 Homes Campaign

Guelph & Wellington is a participating community in this Canada-wide campaign…. More information in February. Principles These principles guide the campaign: Housing First Permanent, safe, appropriate and affordable housing with the support necessary to sustain it, happens first and fast. We believe housing is a right for all Canadians. Knowing who’s out there Every homeless…

Centre Wellington Alliance for Good Food

The Alliance was formed in 2015 to further the Good Food Principles in our community. The Alliance’s founding partners are the Centre Wellington Social Justice Group and the Centre Wellington Food Bank.We are a Good Food Organization. The Good Food Principles are as follows: We take action from the individual to the systemic level We…

Women’s Community Lunch

The Women’s Community Lunch program started with a $15,000 grant from the Women’s College Hospital Women’s XChange. We know that for people with low income, social isolation can be a serious issue. We also know that social isolation and loneliness contribute to poor health in many ways. For more information about the Women’s Community Lunch…

Green Thumb Forum

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 – 13:00 to 16:00 Beat the winter blues with a Green Thumb Forum! to be held at KW Habilitiation, 99 Ottawa Street S, Kitchener, ON. Space is limited. Reserve a spot with EventBrite: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/green-thumb-forum-tickets-19949976918