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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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Welcome Back to the Cafe

Posted November 8, 2017 by

The Tuesday Morning Cafe will officially open on Tuesday, December 12 from 9:30-11 am.  Please join us for coffee, juice, and refreshments, and to see our new cafe. This initiative is made possible by the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th, a collaboration between the Guelph Community Foundation, the Government of Canada, and extraordinary leaders from […]

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The United Way – Improving Lives Locally

Posted November 7, 2017 by

Like all charities in Canada, Chalmers Community Services Centre depends on a variety of funding sources to be able to carry out its mandate – private and corporate donations, foundations, church outreach and discretionary funds, service clubs, trades unions, fundraising events. The single largest source of funds to CCSC is the United Way of Guelph- […]

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A Good News Story About Collaboration

Posted October 18, 2017 by

About three years ago a small group of folks involved in food security – Chalmers, Hope House, Guelph Neighbourhood Support Coalition and Salvation Army – began meeting to brainstorm how we might work together to improve the issue of food insecurity in Guelph. At that time, the SEED was being created. The SEED is a community […]

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