Aug
26
Sat
LDANR’s “Walk With Me for LD” Summer Event @ Heartland Forest
Aug 26 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm

Join the Learning Disabilities Association of Niagara Region (LDANR) for their first “Walk With Me for LD” summer event!

They will be walking the trails at Heartland Forest and having a BBQ for all attendees. There will be lots to do for the whole family, including games and activities with lots of fun prizes!

Proceeds will support LDANR’s programs and services in Niagara.

Sponsorship opportunities are available.

This event is hosted by the Learning Disabilities Association of Niagara Region.

14th Annual Mayor’s Au Marché @ 13th Street Winery
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Proceeds from Au Marché will support the Niagara Community Foundation’s Investing in St. Catharines Youth Initiative, helping young people fully participate in the recreational, sports and cultural life of the city.

Au Marché provides you with an opportunity to connect with the many like-minded individuals and companies interested in helping a cause supported by St. Catharines Mayor Walter Sendzik.

Above all, your commitment supports the St. Catharines Community Fund at the Niagara Community Foundation, an organization working with and supporting many charities in all sectors and in all corners of Niagara.

The relaxed atmosphere throughout the evening, the enjoyment of Niagara wines, craft beer and St. Catharines restaurants, the cachet of being surrounded by community leaders and the support of a worthy cause; make participating as a sponsor or guest an opportunity not to be missed.

This event is hosted by the Niagara Community Foundation.

Sep
9
Sat
Brock Bazaar @ Brock University - Academic South Hallway
Sep 9 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Do you have any items sitting around your house or out in the garage that you’re looking to sell? Then the Brock Bazaar is for you!

Register to sell your items for $15/table (before August 5th) on this website or in person at Brock University in Mackenzie Chown A 204. After August 5th, the registration fee is $20/table.

Registration fee includes: parking, and one (1) table for your yard sale items! You keep the profits from your sales. $15 tabling fee will be donated to support Alternative Reading Week Bursaries for Brock students.

Attending the event to browse and shop is free and NO ticket is required!

This event is hosted by the Brock Leaders Citizenship Society.

Sep
10
Sun
Big Move Cancer Ride @ Club Roma
Sep 10 all-day

Push yourself to the limit at the 9th Annual Big Move Cancer Ride.

Cycle the 100K with other hardcore riders, try the 50K route for a bit of a challenge or cruise the 25K at your own pace.

Whether individually or part of a team, register today and join the ride to raise money for the Walker Family Cancer Centre!

This event is hosted by OneFoundation for Niagara Health.

Sep
15
Fri
Positively Hilarious Comedy Night Fundraiser @ Showtime Comedy and Entertainment
Sep 15 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Positive Living Niagara invites you to a Positively Hilarious Comedy Night Fundraiser at Showtime Comedy & Entertainment!

The show starts at 8pm, doors open at 7pm. Must be 19+.

Contact Linn (phone number above) to purchase your tickets.

This fundraiser is hosted by Positive Living Niagara and Showtime Comedy & Entertainment.

Sep
17
Sun
Amazing Race Niagara @ Polonia Park
Sep 17 all-day

Amazing Race Niagara is a fun event for families, friends or work colleagues consisting of teams of four who travel by car throughout the Niagara Region competing against each other by completing various activities in order to receive clues for the next location.

The theme revolves around being a Hero just for one day with fun activities where teams receive points to achieve the highest score!

You can be a hero just for one day & let children, youth & their families impacted by abuse in Niagara, know you care!

Pledges for this event support Kristen French Child Advocacy Centre and Niagara Chapter, Native Women Inc.

Sep
21
Thu
Fundraising & Communications: How Can We Achieve Program Sustainability? @ Online
Sep 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

New research into the area of program sustainability has shown that there are concrete steps you can take to increase the longevity of your programs. Although many organizations diligently develop a strategic plan, few seem to draft a formal sustainability plan.

In this engaging webinar you will learn what factors can increase the sustainability odds of your program and the benefits of developing a formal sustainability plan.

At the end of this webinar you will be able to:

  • define four types of program sustainability
  • state the factors that promote program sustainability
  • list reasons for developing a formal program sustainability plan

This webinar is hosted by Charity Village.

Niagara Knowledge Exchange & Community Calendar

Aug
26
Sat
LDANR’s “Walk With Me for LD” Summer Event @ Heartland Forest
Aug 26 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm

Join the Learning Disabilities Association of Niagara Region (LDANR) for their first “Walk With Me for LD” summer event!

They will be walking the trails at Heartland Forest and having a BBQ for all attendees. There will be lots to do for the whole family, including games and activities with lots of fun prizes!

Proceeds will support LDANR’s programs and services in Niagara.

Sponsorship opportunities are available.

This event is hosted by the Learning Disabilities Association of Niagara Region.

14th Annual Mayor’s Au Marché @ 13th Street Winery
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Proceeds from Au Marché will support the Niagara Community Foundation’s Investing in St. Catharines Youth Initiative, helping young people fully participate in the recreational, sports and cultural life of the city.

Au Marché provides you with an opportunity to connect with the many like-minded individuals and companies interested in helping a cause supported by St. Catharines Mayor Walter Sendzik.

Above all, your commitment supports the St. Catharines Community Fund at the Niagara Community Foundation, an organization working with and supporting many charities in all sectors and in all corners of Niagara.

The relaxed atmosphere throughout the evening, the enjoyment of Niagara wines, craft beer and St. Catharines restaurants, the cachet of being surrounded by community leaders and the support of a worthy cause; make participating as a sponsor or guest an opportunity not to be missed.

This event is hosted by the Niagara Community Foundation.

Sep
9
Sat
Brock Bazaar @ Brock University - Academic South Hallway
Sep 9 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Do you have any items sitting around your house or out in the garage that you’re looking to sell? Then the Brock Bazaar is for you!

Register to sell your items for $15/table (before August 5th) on this website or in person at Brock University in Mackenzie Chown A 204. After August 5th, the registration fee is $20/table.

Registration fee includes: parking, and one (1) table for your yard sale items! You keep the profits from your sales. $15 tabling fee will be donated to support Alternative Reading Week Bursaries for Brock students.

Attending the event to browse and shop is free and NO ticket is required!

This event is hosted by the Brock Leaders Citizenship Society.

Sep
10
Sun
Big Move Cancer Ride @ Club Roma
Sep 10 all-day

Push yourself to the limit at the 9th Annual Big Move Cancer Ride.

Cycle the 100K with other hardcore riders, try the 50K route for a bit of a challenge or cruise the 25K at your own pace.

Whether individually or part of a team, register today and join the ride to raise money for the Walker Family Cancer Centre!

This event is hosted by OneFoundation for Niagara Health.

Sep
15
Fri
Positively Hilarious Comedy Night Fundraiser @ Showtime Comedy and Entertainment
Sep 15 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Positive Living Niagara invites you to a Positively Hilarious Comedy Night Fundraiser at Showtime Comedy & Entertainment!

The show starts at 8pm, doors open at 7pm. Must be 19+.

Contact Linn (phone number above) to purchase your tickets.

This fundraiser is hosted by Positive Living Niagara and Showtime Comedy & Entertainment.

Sep
17
Sun
Amazing Race Niagara @ Polonia Park
Sep 17 all-day

Amazing Race Niagara is a fun event for families, friends or work colleagues consisting of teams of four who travel by car throughout the Niagara Region competing against each other by completing various activities in order to receive clues for the next location.

The theme revolves around being a Hero just for one day with fun activities where teams receive points to achieve the highest score!

You can be a hero just for one day & let children, youth & their families impacted by abuse in Niagara, know you care!

Pledges for this event support Kristen French Child Advocacy Centre and Niagara Chapter, Native Women Inc.

Sep
21
Thu
Fundraising & Communications: How Can We Achieve Program Sustainability? @ Online
Sep 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

New research into the area of program sustainability has shown that there are concrete steps you can take to increase the longevity of your programs. Although many organizations diligently develop a strategic plan, few seem to draft a formal sustainability plan.

In this engaging webinar you will learn what factors can increase the sustainability odds of your program and the benefits of developing a formal sustainability plan.

At the end of this webinar you will be able to:

  • define four types of program sustainability
  • state the factors that promote program sustainability
  • list reasons for developing a formal program sustainability plan

This webinar is hosted by Charity Village.

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