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100 PEOPLE WHO CARE

100 caring people each donating $100 to raise $10,000 to create immediate impact for

a local charity in Elgin County.

  • $100 pledges are collected from a minimum of 100 caring community members, raising $10,000 to support a local charity.

  • Local charities are then invited to submit a brief funding proposal.  A shortlist of 6 charities are then invited to present to the 100 people who care information on the benefits of their program. 

  • Then the people vote to which program they would like to receive the $10,000!

 
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2021 RECIPIENT-INDWELL HOMES

Recipient Indwell Hope and Homes in support of a new Food Security Program at their Queen’s Street location in St. Thomas.  The program will teach the 45 tenants how to prepare a meal on a budget and make healthy choices.  While learning to cook with their peer they will gain a sense of belonging and community.  They will also enjoy the meal they worked to prepare. A daily meal can be live changing in that it provides the nutrition needed for positive mental and physical health which can be translated into education, work and relationships.

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2020 RECIPIENT

YWCA of St.Thomas Elgin won the grand prize for their Youth Independence Program: aims to provide a 3-month, classroom based, life-skill curriculum intended to teach life skills to at-risk youth, in order to reduce youth entering into homelessness, and to help them to thrive.

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2019 RECIPIENT- EVERY KID AT CAMP

 A program to kickstart a respite worker program so kids with exceptionalities can go to camp, and also give their parents a much needed break.