On Thursday, September 30th we were chosen to do a presentation for 100 Women Who Care South Georgian Triangle, a group that brings together women from across Collingwood, Creemore, Meaford, Stayner, Thornbury and Wasaga Beach to make real and lasting impacts in our local communities. The group’s current membership is approximately 180 women from across the South Georgian Triangle area. Four times a year, they meet and each contribute $100 to a local charity that is selected by the members.
When Nancy Godfrey, a member of the group and a loyal supporter of E3, approached us about this opportunity we jumped at the chance to present! We were so grateful for the opportunity to share more about our impact in the community and new opportunities over the next few years, including our new volunteer program which is already in development. This integrated volunteer program will enhance inclusive community engagement and belonging, centering the needs of people supported at E3, and will expand many areas of the organization to allow people to pursue their individual, self-directed interests including painting, gardening, and cooking. An integrated volunteer program means that volunteers are made up of people supported, families, community members, and learning placements. A full-time Volunteer Manager and Community Liaison will manage the program to ensure that everyone is connected in a process of experiential learning for growth that responds to everyone’s diverse needs and interests. We’re actively searching for the right person for this position, and we welcome you to please reach out to us if you’re interested in joining the team.
We are so excited to announce that E3 Community Services was the selected recipient for the fall meeting and we have already received almost $20,000 from this generous group of women! Thank you so much to Nancy Godfrey and everyone at 100 Women Who Care South Georgian Triangle! Your generous donations will go a long way in supporting our new volunteer program!