Community Impact Stories
 
 Our 2017 Canada 150 grant recipients have created some amazing programs and activities that build, inspire and encourage community at a grassroots level.  We were able to capture a few of the grants in action so that we could share with you the impact within our community.  Keep checking back as we release a new episode every few weeks!



Canada 150 Community Impact: Episode 1
North End Harvest Market Multicultural Food Project
Meet Barb, a volunteer market manager as she walks you through a typical market day that caters specifically to newcomers and their specific food needs. 


 

 

We invite you to go behind-the-scenes and witness
the impact your grant dollars have had throughout our community in 2016.

Enjoy our 8-episode series of 3 minute videos!
 
 
Episode 1:  Everdale Farm Camp
A closer look at a farm-to-table education program that is making a difference.  
 
Episode 2: Guelph Neighbourhood Support Coalition
Take look at the impact GNSC has on community kids during the summer! 
                     
Episode 3: Stroke Recovery Canada, Guelph Wellington Chapter, a program of March of Dimes Canada - A wonderful support group for stroke survivors, their caregivers and family.
 
Episode 4: Sunrise Therapeutic Riding & Learning Centre - An inclusive, safe, life-changing experience for kids with various challenges.  Inspiring and important work.
           
Episode 5: Chalmers Community Resource Centre
Go behind-the-scenes at the weekly Cafe, which encourages people to enjoy the safety, connection and noutritional opportunities at the Centre.  Find out why it's such integral work.

Episode 6:
Guelph Humane Society's Critter Camp for Kids - A camp experience that teaches kids the responsibilities of pet care, while nurturing responsibility and good decision making skills.  Our support allows children to attend regardless of financial circumstances.
 
 

Episode 7:
Creative Encounters with Science
Engaging youth through science, and encouraging girls to love science, technology, engineering and math.  Have a look at some of the inner workings of this awesome opportunity for kids in Guelph and area!
 
 
Episode 8: Focus on Nature
Watch how this opportunity helps encourage kids to see the world through a new lense while building self-esteem.