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Let’s Start a Conversation

Posted December 7, 2018 by

Last January the Guelph Community Foundation, with local partners launched a data based report which looks at what Guelph is doing well and what needs to improve. It is called Guelph and Wellington Vital Signs – Taking the Pulse of our Community.    Here are a few facts which directly impact the work we do at […]

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Everyone Has A Talent!

Posted October 16, 2018 by

“Everyone has a talent! You just need to keep on with living until you find it.”   Fern has always been such a positive person when she stops by Chalmers for a visit that her remark was no surprise.  Still, it has taken some time before it became known to us the extent of her […]

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Hooping for Hunger – Saturday May 26, 2018

Posted April 23, 2018 by

Hooping for Hunger – Presented by FLOW Hooping for Hunger is a family fun day and hula-hoop-a-thon which aims to raise funds for and increase education around hunger issues both locally and globally. Over the last three years, nearly $30 000 has been raised and distributed to the Chalmers Community Service Centre and The Hunger Project Canada. This year, we […]

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Annual General Meeting

Posted March 21, 2018 by

Dear CCSC Supporter: On Sunday April 8th your presence and participation at the 2018 Annual General Meeting of Chalmers Community Services Centre are deeply appreciated and we hope that you will consider joining us as we review the accomplishments of CCSC in the past year and look forward to our exciting plans for 2018. The […]

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Ignatius Farm Launch

Posted February 26, 2018 by

You’re Invited! Please join us at the Upcoming Farm Launch! To celebrate and commence the beginning of another growing season!  This year’s launch will be taking place at Chalmers Community Services Centre.  We are celebrating a decade of donating food to the centre, last year alone we donated 1444 lbs of food! WHERE:  Chalmers Community […]

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Garage Sale in Support of CCSC

Posted January 24, 2018 by

Once again, a garage sale will be held in support of Chalmers Community Service Centre. The garage sale will take place on Saturday, March 17 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and this year it will be at a new location – Centennial CVI. Donations of good quality items may be made between March 12-16 from […]

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Twelve Ideas to Make Christmas More Meaningful

Posted December 24, 2017 by

How often do we hear someone say  “I’ll be glad when it’s all over”? Well, our Christmas message offers a few ideas to help keep the season alive: Remember that Christmas Day is the beginning of the Christmas season, not the end. Even if you are back to work before new year’s, how can you […]

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Christmas Gift Bag Dress Rehearsal

Posted December 12, 2017 by

The elves (aka volunteers) are hard at work organizing gift bags for guests!  We couldn’t do it without you! Christmas Gift Bags will be distributed at all 3 CCSC pantries: Wed. 7-8 pm (41 Macdonell St.) Thurs. 10 am -12pm (577 Willow Rd.) Fri. 10 am-12 pm (41 Macdonell St.) for the next 2 weeks.

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Welcome Back to the Cafe

Posted December 12, 2017 by

Chris Willard, Executive Director of the Guelph Community Foundation (second from right) and Lianne Carter Ladner, Marketing & Communications at The Guelph Community Foundation (far right) stopped by for cake and coffee at the Welcome Back to the Cafe event held on Tuesday, Dec. 12 9:30 am to 11 am.  Thanks to a grant from the […]

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