July 11, 2019
At our final meeting of Year Five, we spent some time networking…
…We mugged for the camera!
…Then the presentations began!
Rosemary Fernandes-Walker presented on behalf of Guelph YMCA/YWCA.
Sonia Jacyk-Bukata presented on behalf of St. Ignatius Jesuit Centre.
Peggy Brightwell presented on behalf of Hospice Wellington.
Margaret Middleton, President of Society of St.Vincent de Paul – St. Joseph’s Conference, Guelph said, “Thank you!”…
…then Tannis Sprott and Margaret Middleton posed with a “big cheque” for Society of St. Vincent de Paul.
Finally, we handed out Three Year Pins to two more members. Congratulations!
April 17, 2019
Lillian Wilson presented on behalf of Hospice Wellington.
Lorna Ronald presented on behalf of Hope House.
Margaret Middleton presented on behalf of Society of St. Vincent de Paul.
Jennifer Harrison of Rainbow, delighted at being January’s Chosen Charity
Tannis Sprott and Jennifer Harrison pose with a “big cheque” for Rainbow Day Camp.
Welcome to Carol Dilworth, Peggy Brightwell and Erin Moore, new volunteer administration support workers.
Congratulations to our newest 3 Year Pin recipients!
January 15, 2019
Jennifer Harrison presented on behalf of Rainbow Day Camp.
Wendy Clayson presented on behalf of Michael House.
Greta Najcler presented on behalf of Community of Hearts
Gail Hoekstra said a wholehearted “Thank You!” on behalf of The Drop In Place
Founding members Sharon Lewis and Tannis Sprott pose with a “big cheque for the Drop in Centre.
October 15, 2018
Rosemary Fernandes-Walker presented on behalf of Guelph Y
Peggy Brightwell presented on behalf of Hospice Wellington
Barb MacKay presented on behalf of The Drop In Centre
Tannis and Sharon make a presentation to Diane Nelson on her retirement from 100WWCG
Diane Nelson says “Farewell!” to the group
Michelle Henderson, Executive Director of Shelldale Family Gateway says “Thank you.”
Tannis and Sharon pose with Michelle Henderson for a “Big Cheque” photo
Congratulations to our most recent three year pin recipients!
Amber Wood presented on behalf of Habitat for Humanity.
Suzanne Longpre presented on behalf of Shelldale Family Gateway.
Karen McElroy presented on behalf of Pet Protect.
Teresa Waldner, Manager, Community Support Services for the VON, says “Thank you!” for our April donation.
Congratulations on receiving your three year pin!
A few days after Meeting 16, Tannis presents a cheque from 100WWCG to Shelldalel Family Gateway.
Wonderful artwork from the children at Shelldale Family Gateway.
Children at Shelldale Family Gateway express their thanks for being chosen to receive 100WWCG’s Meeting 16 Donation
April 23, 2018
Joan Bruder presented on behalf of “The Julien Project”
Cathy Bulych presented on behalf of “VON Wellington Waterloo Dufferin”
Stacy Cooper presented on behalf of “Habitat for Humanity”.
Steve Kraft says “Thank You!” on behalf of Guelph Public Library…
…and joins Tannis for a cheque presentation ceremony.
Three year pin recipients were honoured and photographed. Congratulations!
January 15, 2018
Ann Caine of Sunrise Therapeutic Riding & Learning Centre drew names of nominated charities who made a presentations at our January 2018 meeting.
Lisa Hood presented on behalf of the Guelph Public Library.
Tara Kanerva presented on behalf of Beginnings Family Services.
Barb Tremblay spoke in support of Hope House.
Ann Caine said “Thank you!” on behalf of Sunrise Therapeutic Riding & Learning Centre with a moving presentation.
Diane, Tannis, Sharon and Miriam pose with a cheque which represents the 100WWCG donation to Sunrise Therapeutic Riding & Learning Centre from our October 2017 meeting.
Three-year pin recipients were happy to receive their pins and commemorate their accomplishment with a photograph. Sponsor Stephanie Birt of Blue Ocean Office Supplies and Solutions (far right) participated in the ceremony.
Stephanie Birt, owner of Blue Ocean Office Supplies & Solutions is the sponsor of our commemorative pin initiative.
October 16, 2017
Our first meeting of Year Four started out with a pre-meeting networking session. Healthy snacks were available and members spent time chatting and making connections.
Our registration table was open at 6:00 pm. Volunteers enjoyed some refreshments while waiting for members to arrive.
As the room filled up, we waited in eager anticipation.
Ann Caine gave the first presentation of the evening, on behalf of Sunrise Therapeutic Riding & Learning Centre.
Laura Greenway-Balnar presented on behalf of Hopewell Children’s Homes.
Liz Kent, Executive Director of VSW said “Thanks!” to 100WWCG for their July donation to “Project Lifesaver”.
Sharon Lewis presented a 100WWCG cheque to Liz Kent of VSW and Robin Smart, the nominator of our July chosen charity, “Project Lifesaver”.
Some scenes from our Chosen Charity for October…
Tannis presents a cheque from 100WWCG to Ann Caine and friends at Sunrise Therapeutic Riding & Learning Centre.
July 10, 2017
Claire D’Arville presented on behalf of Focus on Nature. Their mission is to inspire young people to explore and connect with the natural world, using these outdoor experiences to enhance development of technical photographic skills.
Suzanne Longpre presented on behalf of Better Beginnings, Better Futures. Their multicultural approach strives to meet the needs of the Onward Willow community, offering programs and client support in more 29 languages.
Diane Nelson congratulates Robin Smart, nominator of Victim Services Wellington, in support of their Project Lifesaver program.
Dawn Matheson, interdisciplinary artist and former board member of Ed Video, says a wholehearted “Thank you!” for our April donation, which purchased audio and video equipment to support upcoming local video projects.
Liz Dent, director of Ed Video and Interdisciplinary Artist Dawn Matheson pose with a big cheque which represents the April donation from 100WWCG!
April, 10, 2017
Robin Smart spoke on behalf of Victim Services Wellington, in support of their Project Lifesaver program.
Greta Haanstra spoke on behalf of The Life Centre (Daily Bread For Everyone)
Liz Dent Spoke on behalf of Ed Video.
(Clockwise from the left) Marie Dennison, Regional Director of Start2Finish, poses with Sharon and Tannis an a ceremonial cheque, expresses her wholehearted thanks for the 100WWCG January donation and displays the contents of backpacks purchased with that donation.
October 3, 2016
Irene Szabo presented on behalf of Trillium Waldorf School
At our October meeting, 100 Women Who Care Guelph listened to three fascinating and well-prepared presentations and after voting, we donated $15,000 to the Guelph chapter of the Association of Parent Support Groups of Ontario (APSGO).
Robin Smart presented on behalf of Victims Services Wellington
Rosemary Fernandez-Walker presented on behalf of the Guelph chapter of Association of Parent Support Groups of Ontario (APSGO),
Sharon Lewis presents our Meeting 9 donation to Rosemary Fernandez-Walker, nominator of the Guelph chapter of Association of Parent Support Groups of Ontario (APSGO),
Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington executive director Michelle Martin and program co-ordinator Thayna Walker express their thanks to 100WWCG for their July donation
Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington said a wholehearted “Thank you!” for our July donation
Post-meeting networking is a great way to connect!
At our July meeting 100 Women Who Care Guelph donated $15,100 to Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington, in Support of their Minds in Motion program.
Diane presents a cheque to Robin Smart, the nominator of Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington
Thanks to Tanya Darisi of The O’Halloran Group, we have a wonderful 100 WWCG Banner! Look for it at a Trade Show near you, as we continue to broaden our reach.
Our new 100 WWCG Banner makes its debut!
At our April 2016 meeting, 100 Women Who Care Guelph donated $14,600 to the Guelph Neighbourhood Support Coalition’s North End Harvest Market. The pictures below show just how much that donation was appreciated!
Happy volunteers with a big cheque from 100WWCG
Busy harvest market volunteers
Nominator Linda Cowbrough at the North End Harvest Market
North End Harvest Market sign says it all…
It was cold outside (it is Canada in January after all), but our smiles were beaming and our hearts were warm as we made the presentation to Family & Children’s Services.
Brrrrrr(ing) on the hot chocolate!
Their sign says it all – from all of them to all of us.
With much appreciation, from Family & Children’s Services.
Our January meeting saw the introduction of two new initiatives, a “Charity Table” where members can leave information about local charities for the membership to check out, and an after-meeting networking event sponsored by our very own members Sandra Lastovic of The Mortgage Centre and Irene Szabo of Royal City Realty.
Where to find out about local charity initiatives.
Great women getting to know each other!
Year two began Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis being our next lucky charity.
Sly Castaldi, GWWIC Executive Director gives us a heartfelt thank you.
Enjoy this end of year photo – a sampling of some of the finest, most compassionate and caring women in Guelph!
A wonderful sampling of the many women who make up 100 Women Who Care Guelph
Our inaugural year finishes up with a $12,500 donation to Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis. On to year two, so stay tuned for more pics of excited, happy and grateful charities.
Tannis Sprott (left) presents a delighted Sly Castaldi (right), Executive Director of Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis, with a $12,500 donation for their Transitional Housing and Support Program from 100WWCG.
Check out this snap shot of our most recent winning charity – Michael House, on January 12, 2015.
Paola Monico (presenter), Rosemarie Coombs (Michael House Executive Director, and Sharon Lewis (100 WWCG Founder)
Check out these photos from our amazing launch on October 28, 2014 – a great time was had by all!
Sharon, Diane and Tannis
The 100 WWCG Team!
The Registration Desk hard at work
Love that line up!
Look at all that busy cheque writing!
Hospice Wellington Art Therapy Program
Our very first winning charity!