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This author Sue Lawrenson has created 23 entries.

15 Dec

Community Foundation of Halton North announces Round #2 ECSF Grant Recipients

Five charities say ‘thank you’ to the Community Foundation of Halton North after receiving grants from the Community Foundation of Halton North through Round #2 of the Emergency Community Support Fund.  Each grant recipient helps serve a vulnerable population in Milton and Halton Hills adversely impacted by Covid-19. The coronavirus pandemic has had a huge impact on the issue of food security, mental wellness, safety, social inclusion and learning.  Grant recipients include: Canadian Caribbean Association of HaltonCommunity Living North HaltonFood For LifeHouse...

07 Oct

Charities and Community Foundations

The Community Foundation of Halton North invites you to a Zoom Lunch and Learn Charities and Community Foundations Partnerships to help build a legacy Thursday October 22, 2020 12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  To RSVP and Receive Zoom information contact: Sue Lawrenson at the Community Foundation of Halton North Email: slawrenson@cfhn.ca Telephone: 905-864-9211 Text: 519-993-0106 ...

07 Oct

The Big World of Philanthropy

By Jessica Zujko The big world of philanthropy can include many, many, intertwined aspects. After I finished working with the Community Foundation of Halton North last summer, one thing was very evident; storytelling is a huge part of what we do. One of my main projects both last summer and this summer was to interview grant recipients of the CFHN to be able to tell our story in connection with all these amazing organizations around us doing great work. But first, to...

06 Oct

CFHN enters into Round 2 for the Emergency Community Support Fund

The Community Foundation of Halton North is re-activating the Emergency Community Support Fund alongside Community Foundations of Canada  The COVID-19 pandemic has been an unpredictable and challenging time for many, with some communities experiencing higher levels of vulnerability than others. Marginalized groups, youth, children and the elderly, essential workers, and newcomers are just some of the communities that have faced increased challenges. To provide emergency relief, the Government of Canada launched the Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) to help support...

11 Aug

CFHN Blog – Introduction

                                                                          Introduction Welcome to the first blog post of many. We are excited to bring this new initiative to the Community Foundation of Halton North to bring a connection between the people of Halton and the social sector. With...

11 Aug

CFHN Announces Additional Grant Recipients

      Community Foundation of Halton North announces five more Grant Recipients MILTON-HALTON HILLS:  The Community Foundation of Halton North, through the Emergency Community Support Fund provided grants to ArtHouse, Diabetes Canada, Let’s Talk Science, Easter Seals Ontario, and The Darling Home for Kids ArtHouse For 11 years, ArtHouse has engaged hundreds of vulnerable young kids with on-site Programs at Subsidized Housing Locations, Community Hubs and in collaboration with Agency Partners throughout Halton. Our Goal...

14 Jul

CFHN Announces Additional Grant Recipients

Community Foundation of Halton North funds the Bob Rumball Foundation for the Deaf, Milton Transitional Housing and Sensity. The Community Foundation of Halton North is pleased to announce three additional grant recipients for the Emergency Community Support Fund. Bob Rumball Foundation for the Deaf The Bob Rumball Foundation for the Deaf will provide support for virtual and in-person communication for Deaf persons with Developmental disabilities. Currently, many Deaf people with an Intellectual Developmental Disability (IDD) are extremely isolated...

25 Jun

Community Foundation of Halton North announces three more ECSF Grant Recipients

MILTON-HALTON HILLS: The Community Foundation of Halton North is pleased to announce three additional grant recipients for the Emergency Community Support Fund. This week, we are announcing support for STRIDE, The Georgetown Bread Basket and The House of David. STRIDE STRIDE is committed to providing person centered support to empower people living with mental health and/or addiction challenges to gain and maintain meaningful employment. The grant will be used to hire an Intake Specialist.  Hiring an Intake...

18 Jun

Outreach Coordinator Part-time Position at CFHN

Outreach Coordinator 16 Week Placement – approx. 16 hours per week @ $15/hour   July 6, 2020 – October 23, 2020 Working virtually with the Executive Director of the Community Foundation of Halton North, the Outreach Coordinator will be tasked with executing aspects of both the Community Foundation of Halton North’s fundraising plans and communications plans. This will include strategic planning for a signature event to take place later in the year; building on a video marketing initiative, creating...