Our partnership with the Retired Teachers of Ontario (RTO) – District 11 Waterloo has continued to grow. On May 18, 2017, we were honoured to receive $1,220 in Presidents Choice, Walmart, Dollarama and Sobeys’s gift … Continued
Recognizing outstanding contributions to Strong Start
During National Volunteer Week, the Volunteer Action Centre of Kitchener Waterloo and Area presents the Volunteer Impact Awards Gala to honour individuals, teams, and organizations for the generous gifts of time in Waterloo Region. On Thursday, April 27th, 2017, two such community champions involved with our organization were honoured and publicly recognized for their kind contributions.
Each year, Strong Start relies on the gifts of time of thousands of caring individuals who go above and beyond to help children learn to read. Whether they are working one-on-one with children in local … Continued
We couldn’t do what we do with the generous gifts of time and financial gifts we receive from individuals, businesses, foundations, service clubs, groups and more. The award we received this month is recognition for all of us and the work we’re doing to ensuring young children learn to read. Thank you to our program partners, volunteers, donors, and community champions for making a difference in the life of a child.
Since 2014, the Brantford Blast Hockey Organization has been generously hosting Strong Start nights, giving away family passes to children and volunteers in the program. We look forward to these events each and every year, and thank the Blast for being true literacy champions.
Twice a year, the Maryhill Knights of Columbus host their famous “Vegas Night” where individuals of all ages are invited to come out for a chance to win turkeys, hams, grocery hamper, quilts, gift certificates and more. The event has been running for over 45 years, with all of the proceeds going to support local charities.
As an organization, Strong Start’s vision is a community rallying around its children with its time and treasure to help them learn to read. With Rotary International’s commitment to supporting education, we are honoured to call the Rotary Club of Brantford-Sunrise true partners in our cause.
On September 20, 2016, individuals of all ages made their way to St. Andrews United Church in Brantford for an evening of fun, friends, and bidding. The organizing committee collected fantastic items for the auction, … Continued
From our family to yours, we hope you have a very Happy Halloween! We extend our sincere appreciation to all teachers, partners and donors for celebrating literacy and Halloween by sending us tweets. Because “learning … Continued
We’re excited to announce a new partnership with the Retired Teachers of Ontario District 11 (Waterloo), who are working with us to help more children learn to read. Along with a financial gift, over the … Continued