Online shopping has arrived at the Niagara Habitat ReStores

Online shopping has arrived at the Niagara Habitat ReStores

Habitat for Humanity Niagara press release – Habitat for Humanity’s ReStores play an integral part in Habitat’s mission, bringing financial support for their work, and when businesses closed down during the first wave of the pandemic the charity wasn’t generating funds toward its home building program. “We recognized that many retailers remained open during the […]

Imagine not having a stable home during COVID-19

Imagine not having a stable home during COVID-19

Niagara Regional Housing press release – This year on National Housing Day, Niagara Regional Housing (NRH) wants the residents of Niagara to think about what it is like to be without a stable home during a pandemic. “Anxiety about the virus, the changes to our lifestyles and the isolation of lockdown have been difficult even […]

Applications open for $1,000 Stantec Bursary

Applications open for $1,000 Stantec Bursary

Niagara Workforce Planning Board press release – A generous donation from global community design and engineering specialists Stantec has enabled Niagara Workforce Planning Board to offer a special bursary for Niagara’s newcomer professionals on behalf of its Immigrant Mentorship Program. The $1,000 bursary will be awarded to a member of Niagara’s newcomer community who has an interest […]

Niagara Region taking a big step toward addressing the issue of homelessness locally

Niagara Region taking a big step toward addressing the issue of homelessness locally

Niagara Region press release – Niagara Region is taking a big step toward addressing the issue of homelessness locally. Built for Zero Canada, a national campaign to work toward an end to long-term, complex homelessness, has recognized Niagara Region for meeting all the requirements needed to achieve a Quality By-Name List. A By-Name List provides […]

Walk-A-Mile Covid Style more than doubles goal to raise over $100,000

Walk-A-Mile Covid Style more than doubles goal to raise over $100,000

Gillian’s Place asked everyone, not just men, to Walk-A-Mile Covid Style and on Saturday, October 17, 2020, everyone did, more than doubling their $50, 000 goal. “This was Niagara’s march to end violence against women,” a Gillian’s Place press release said. “Thanks to the support from all of the walkers, donors and sponsors, Gillian’s Place […]

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