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Winnipeg Foundation's Receipe for Success Video Cooking Contest for Kids

Recipe for Success: Winnipeg Foundation’s Video Cooking Contest for kids

What’s your favourite sandwich? Is it a grilled cheese with bacon and avocado? Or a falafel pita with cucumbers? Perhaps you’re an egg salad person, or peanut butter and apple? Or maybe you forgo bread altogether with an Asian lettuce wrap?   Whatever you prefer, a local contest is giving you the chance to share […]

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Nourishing Potential

Winnipeg Foundation and Assiniboine Credit Union: Nourishing the Potential of Winnipeg’s Youth

Assiniboine Credit Union (ACU) is one of three lead partners in The Winnipeg Foundation’s Nourishing Potential Fund established in 2011. Over the next several years Assiniboine will donate a total of $250,000 to the fund, helping it grow to its projected $5 million. Nourishing Potential has already provided over $500,000 in grants to community organizations providing nutritious […]

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mawa-on-main

MAWA: The Art of Mentoring comes to Main Street

They will come this summer from as far away as Iran, Copenhagen, Montreal, Saskatchewan and Yukon and will be the new artists-in-residence above the offices of Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art (MAWA). “It is an opportunity for them to make contact with a visual arts community that is renowned around the world for experimental art […]

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LITE - Alternative Christmas Hamper

LITE’s Alternative Christmas Hamper Program

LITE (Local Investment Toward Employment) is holding their 20th annual Alternative Christmas Hamper campaign, and Assiniboine is partnering with them once again, taking donations in our branches. LITE began as a response to a dramatic decline in sales at an inner-city co-operative grocery store at Christmas time. Nobody would deny local families the welcome gift […]

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S.W.E.E.P.

SWEEP: North Point Douglas Senior’s Association Provides Food and Recycling Services

The North Point Douglas Seniors Association runs many programs for local seniors, including providing innovative services such as SWEEP as part of their Food-on-Wheels program which delivers food to shut-in seniors. Until March 2012 the food was delivered in cardboard boxes, but volunteers were concerned that the boxes went into the garbage and ended up in landfill. […]

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LITE's Annual Wild Blueberry Pancake Breakfast

LITE’s Annual Wild Blueberry Pancake Breakfast

Mark your calendars for LITE’s (that’s Local Investment Toward Employment) 17th annual Wild Blueberry Pancake Breakfast, on Friday, November 22 from 7 – 10 am at the Indian and Metis Friendship Centre (45 Robinson at Dufferin). The breakfast is one of the events organized to raise funds for LITE’s Alternative Christmas Hamper Initiative, which provides hampers to families […]

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Everyone deserves a “book mate” early in life

Book Mates Helps Connect Children with Reading

Everyone deserves a “book mate” early in life and with the help of Book Mates Inc, families can enhance their reading abilities through a variety of family literacy programs. An Idea in the Making Almost three decades ago, education professor Beverley Zakaluk had a very simple idea. She would partner her Faculty of Education students with […]

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