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Past Recipients

  Total contributions to date:  over $487,500 !   

HOPE CHAPEL

May 22, 2024

providing outreach, food, and a safe space for youth 

20,000 *(est)

Nominated by Flo Kusiak

MY FRIEND"S HOUSE

March 27, 2024

creating a safe haven for women and children to feel empowered, with support, to reclaim and rebuild their lives

20,300

Nominated by Zahra Saigar

HOME HORIZONS

November 29, 2023

supporting youth experiencing homelessness; providing opportunity for youth to rebuild their lives and achieve full potential

$21,000

Nominated by Joan Schatz

CLEARVIEW YOUTH CENTRE

September 27, 2023

to provide a culinary learning program for youth including grocery purchases and donations of prepared food within the community 

$20,100

Nominated by Charlene Scime

LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOUR

May 31, 2023

through the First Presbyterian Church in Collingwood, supporting food boxes and meals to individuals and families

$20,300

Nominated by Deborah Ise

THE LIVING WISH FOUNDATION

March 29, 2023

assistance to fulfill the wishes of individuals who are facing end of life

$19,400 

Nominated by Dr. Karin Euler

MAGIC OF CHILDREN IN THE ARTS

November 30, 2022

free art classes to students throughout Collingwood and the region; artwork is featured in local art shows

$19,600

Nominated by Patti East

UNITED WAY SIMCOE MUSKOKA

September 28, 2022

assisting community members in South Georgian Bay with urgent financial needs

$19,200

Nominated by Marg Scheben-Edey

BACKPACKS FOR LEARNING
sponsored by Rotary Club Thornbury-Clarksburg

May 26, 2022

providing weekly food and hygiene products to students and families in need from Collingwood Collegiate and Georgian Bay Community schools. 

$19,700

Nominated by Hania Krajewski

GEORGIAN TRIANGLE HUMANE SOCIETY

March 31, 2022

to cover veterinary care and food costs for rescued animals as they begin a brighter future. 

$18,200 

Nominated by Sonya Reichel

FRIENDSHIP DINNERS

November 29, 2021

to cover food costs for hundreds of prepared meals provided to individuals and families within our community.

$23,200

Nominated by Susan Scouten

E3 COMMUNITY SERVICES

September 30, 2021

to support programs responsive to individuals with developmental disabilities to further enhance their independence and quality of life 

$19,700

Nominated by Nancy Godfrey

HOPE HAVEN

May 26, 2021

to expand their reach by hiring a part-time riding instructor to allow them to offer another 500 hours of lessons

$18,174

Nominated by Barb Sheperd

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY SGT

March 24, 2021

to assist with a build of two children's rooms in a single-family home build during the summer of 2021

$18,036

Nominated by Iona Tough

HOME HORIZON

November 25, 2020

to assist with the youth SAFE program

$17,200

Nominated by Joan Schatz

BEAVER VALLEY OUTREACH

September 23, 2020

to fund Christmas Hampers of gifts, clothing and food for 100+ individuals and families who may otherwise be without

$17,200

Nominated by Cathy Innes

MY FRIEND'S HOUSE

May 27, 2020

to fund outreach and support for women and their children experiencing domestic abuse

$16,400

Nominated by Cathy Innes

OUT OF THE COLD COLLINGWOOD

November 27, 2019

to support overnight, emergency shelter and referral services for individuals experiencing homelessness 

$17,000

Nominated by Marg Scheben-Edey

HOSPICE GEORGIAN TRIANGLE

September 25, 2019

to purchase two specialty beds for patient comfort and improved care

$15,800

Nominated by Lorraine Gruzuk

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS

May 22, 2019

to enable children to attend camp during the summers of 2019 and 2020

$19,700

Nominated by Liz Gilbert

SYRIAN REFUGEE FAMILIES

March 27, 2019

financial assistance to five families for ESL classes, driver education, and other needed supports; through All Saints Anglican Church

$16,500

Nominated by Susan Wismer

SCHOOL "BACKPACK PROGRAMS"

November 28, 2018

providing weekly food and hygiene products to students and families in need from Collingwood Collegiate and Georgian Bay Community schools. 

$16,300

Nominated by Charlene Scime

ST VINCENT DE PAUL

September 26, 2018

helping individuals and families with food, clothing and tuition for advanced education

$16,400

Nominated by Pat Chalmers

EVENTS FOR LIFE CENTRE

June 13, 2018

day programming for adults with special needs who require lifelong assistance

$17,100

Nominated by Catherine Butler

VICTIM SERVICES GREY BRUCE PERTH

April 25, 2018

support and counselling for individuals who have lost primary family members suddenly

$16,150

Nominated by Odette Bartniki

SALVATION ARMY EMERGENCY ASSIST

November 22, 2017

emergency, financial support for basic health and shelter of individuals within our communities

$14,100

Nominated by Betty Donaher

HOME HORIZON BARBARA WEIDER HOUSE

September 27, 2017

helping young adults who are experiencing homelessness and are without family support

$10,800

Nominated by Chris Cable

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