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Artist Talk: Why We Need Art 7:00 pm
Artist Talk: Why We Need Art @ Town of Lincoln Museum & Cultural Centre
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm
Join artist Robin Nisbet in a lively discussion about “Why We Need Art” and how important it is to allow ourselves the time to be creative. This is a free event, but donations will be taken to help support the St Catharines Art Association’s Scholarship Fund. This event is hosted by Niagara Shores Artists.
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Fundraiser Paint Party in Support of Youth Resources Niagara 6:30 pm
Fundraiser Paint Party in Support of Youth Resources Niagara @ Cardinal Lakes Golf Club
Oct 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Youth Resources Niagara invites you to their Fundraiser Paint Party at Cardinal Lakes Golf Club! No experience required. Artist/Instructor, Wendy Malowany walks you through the painting demonstrating step-by-step, but allowing you to add your own creativity too. If you prefer to use different colours or want to change things, Wendy will even help you with adaptations. A creative way to get together to relax and have fun! This event is hosted by Youth Resources Niagara.
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Superhero Run for Niagara Children’s Centre 10:00 am
Superhero Run for Niagara Children’s Centre @ Brock University
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am
Now in its 4th year, Niagara Children’s Centre’s Superhero Run has become an annual tradition for kids, families and supporters of our Centre. On Sunday, October 14th, 2018, throw on your cape and join more than 600 other superheroes as we raise funds to provide therapy for children with special needs in Niagara – the smallest, yet mightiest of superheroes! Niagara Children’s Centre is recognized throughout the Niagara Region as the provider of rehabilitation and support services to children and youth with physical, developmental and communicative delays and disabilities. This event is hosted by Niagara Children’s Centre.
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Niagara Knowledge Exchange & Community Calendar

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Join the WAVE – Walk for Women’s Place @ Seaway Mall
Nov 3 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Surf’s up on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Seaway Mall in Welland! Join a wave of men, women, youth and children as you walk to WIPE OUT domestic violence in support of the local women’s shelters operated by Women’s Place.

Put on some beachwear, come in from the cold and join for a 5 km mall walk and beach party. By raising pledges and walking, you will be helping women and children to transition to lives free of abuse.

The event is perfect for walkers of all ages and abilities. Encourage your friends, family and coworkers to put on some sunscreen and register for this fun event!

This event is hosted by Women’s Place of South Niagara.

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The Drivers of Greater Donor Behaviour @ Online
Nov 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Sector3Insights has recently completed a unique North American study, across hundreds of charities, to explore what drives donors to greater charitable behaviour. This webinar will present key findings from the study, which will highlight the most important characteristics for stronger donation motivation.

This one-hour webinar by the researchers presents “lessons learned” about:

  • The role and (limited) importance of the charity’s mission, and how well it performs.
  • The role of emotions, which types, and which ones in particular. – Not all emotions are equal.
  • The top, most important characteristic to drive behaviour (even more important than emotions!)
  • The role of direct solicitation; how much does it matter?
  • How charities generally perform (and under-perform) on key drivers.

This webinar is hosted by CharityVillage.

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Fundraising for Small Nonprofits @ Online
Dec 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Fundraising in small organizations can be crazy-making. It can be demoralizing to hear “XYZ large organization just hosted a million dollar gala. I think we should try host a gala too”. Or maybe it’s the dreaded “I’ve never heard of your organization”. It’s tough to be a small nonprofit where it feels like the large ones have all the advantages. How can you compete?

Add to that the many hats you wear and the immense time pressures. Who can fit fundraising in? There is never enough time in the day to do what we want to accomplish, and half the time it feels like our time is sucked up by the things that really don’t matter or that don’t get us results. Enough of that!

In this webinar, Cindy Wagman, President and CEO of The Good Partnership will show you how you can leverage unique opportunities of being a small nonprofit so you can stop “competing” and start raising more money.

This webinar is hosted by CharityVillage.

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