At our first quarterly funding round-up of 2020, which was held on Facebook Live on March 18, the Dew Drop Inn was awarded the funding pool of $3300 to help pay for the installation of a fold-down receiving chute that lets volunteers easily move foodstuffs in and out of their basement cold-storage…
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Nominations for the first funding round of 2020 are open from Wednesday March 11 through Monday March 16! You must have submitted your quarterly donation to be eligible to nominate and vote for your favourite charity to win the funding pot.
At our final quarterly funding round-up of 2019, held during the Chamber’s Open House at our new office, we tallied the votes and awarded this quarter’s funds to the Precious Bundles Clothing Assistance program, nominated by Emily Shandruk. We recently had a chance to present them with the Big Cheque for $2,600 and hear how they’ll use the money!
Nominations are now open for the December (fourth quarter) funding round! Visit the TBay 100 People Who Care Facebook Group to participate in the discussion and make nominations until 5pm on Monday December 16.
At our third quarterly funding round-up, held during the Chamber’s Member Social at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery, we tallied the votes and awarded this quarter’s funds to the Northwestern Ontario Women’s Centre, nominated by Karen Kerk from EcoSuperior/the Thunder Bay & Area Food Strategy. We recently had a chance to attend their next Packing Day and present them with the Big Cheque for $3100!
Three charities have been nominated for this round of funding: Frontier College, Our Kids Count and the Northwestern Ontario Women’s Centre’s Good Food Box program. Learn more about the nominees here.
At our second quarterly funding round-up, held by Facebook Live from Shelter House, we learned that the group had voted to donate this quarter’s funds to Evergreen: A United Neighbourhood, nominated by Michael Quibell of St. Andrew’s Dew Drop Inn. Michael joined us last week at Evergreen to congratulate Linda and hand over the Big Cheque for $3500…
Two charities have been nominated for this round of funding: Frontier College and Evergreen: A United Neighbourhood. Learn more about the nominees here.
We held our first Charity Connect event at Shelter House on Wednesday, May 22. 20 Members volunteered their evening to prepare, serve and tidy up 200 orders of Hot Hamburger Nip…
The first meeting of the TBay 100 People Who Care group will take place during the Chamber’s Member Social at the Foundry on Wednesday, February 20.
Press Release: Chamber launches new program aimed at strengthening ties between charities and businesses
At an event today involving staff, Members, and local charities, the Chamber of Commerce launched their new Charity Connect program, which is designed to support stronger ties between the organization’s business and charity Members.
At our first quarterly meeting of 2019, held on February 20th at the Foundry, the group voted to donate to Shelter House’s SOS Program. We met with Michelle and Amber on March 1 to give them the good news…