Due to the extreme weather conditions, our office will be CLOSED today for the safety of our volunteers, clients and staff. While our office remains closed to the public due to the inclement weather, our email at email@example.com and our phone voicemail messages at 519-662-2731 will be monitored closely throughout today. Stay safe!
Are you looking for a way to help an individual or family in need this holiday season? The Wilmot Family Resource Centre’s Holiday Hamper program matches those in need with sponsors who generously provide a holiday hamper to them. You may sign up to purchase a grocery gift card and family gift package for the family OR you may make a financial donation and we will purchase and put together a hamper.
If you are a group or business looking to do a collection ‘drive‘ for particular items to be added to hampers, please consider collecting any of the following items:
mittens/gloves for children and/or adults
craft kits for all different ages
paint by number sets for adults
word search/crossword/puzzle books for teens/adults
colouring books for children and adults
crayon, pencil crayon, marker sets
wrapping paper, gift bags, tape
Click HERE to find the sponsor letter and form on our website.
The Wilmot Family Resource Centre is now accepting applications from those in need in Wilmot & Woolwich Communities for a Holiday Hamper. The application can be accessed online by clicking HERE.
Due to the pandemic, the program will look slightly different this year. Hampers will include a grocery gift card for the holiday meal items and a family gift package.
Applicants should apply online by completing the application and emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please review the required identification documents list on our website as well as those items will need to be submitted with the application.
Holiday Hamper applications should be submitted by November 30, 2020 if possible.
Coffee House Talks is a new group for adults over 55. It provides an opportunity in our community for people to learn new things, share information and create new relationships. Individuals can come together in various ways and have some fun!
Their next event will be held on November 18, 2020 at New Hamburg Community Centre.
Recently we had the pleasure of hosting the Associate Minister of Children and Women’s Issues, Jill Dunlop MPP, tour our centre along with Amy Fee MPP (Kitchener South-Hespeler) & Mike Harris MPP (Kitchener-Conestoga).
She was touring agencies in the area that fall under the umbrella of the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services.
We are grateful for the funding we have received over the past several years for our violence against women services as well as programs that offer parental support for children’s mental health.
This year in the Wilmot area, local Tim Hortons restaurant owners, Jeff & Stephanie Walker, and guests helped raise over $15,000 through the #SmileCookie campaign to support Wilmot Family Resource Centre.
“We are so grateful for the support of Jeff & Stephanie and their ongoing support for Wilmot Family Resource Centre program’s for many years. Their investment in the community helps us to address needs of families and individuals in the community,” says the Centre’s Executive Director Trisha Robinson.
Photo: Local Tim Hortons restaurants owner of locations in New Hamburg, Baden & Tavistock, Jeff Walker (left) and General Manager, Melissa Hebert (right) present Trisha Robinson (middle) from the Wilmot Family Resource Centre with a cheque for $15,561.
It’s Smile Cookie Week! Buy a Smile Cookie at the local Tim Hortons in New Hamburg to help Wilmot Family Resource Centre continue to help those in need in our community. 100% of proceeds from each #SmileCookie help support local charities. Grab yours from September 14-20.
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We would love to know what kind of child and family programming is most important to you and your family, so that we can prioritize community needs and develop programs to meet those needs at this time.
Thank you for taking the time to fill out this survey and provide your input!