Making A Difference

To celebrate Balnar's 40th anniversary we have made it our main goal to engage and promote people to "Make a Difference" in their community.

Little by little we plan on giving back and making a difference in 2017.

Follow us as we fill this page with all the ways we as a community have made a difference this year.

 

  • Girl Scouts Leader
  • Scouts Canada
  • Running crafts, planting flowers or decorating for the children in the community
  • Assisting the elderly
  • Shovelling snow
  • Cleaning off neighbours cards
  • Volunteering for Trees for tots
  • Volunteering for CreateAthon 
  • Organizing tenant events on off hours
  • Prepare morning snacks for local children
  • Providing water for the pilgrimage
  • Bringing treats to the Humane Society
  • Lutherwood Walk
  • Raising money for Reception House
  • Focus on Nature
  • Volunteering for Guelph Wellington Children's Foundation
  • Volunteering for Habitat for Humanity
  • Volunteering for Make a Wish
  • Pay It Forward Campaigns 
  • Organizing BBQ's and Christmas Socials for residents
  • Coaching soccer
  • Volunteering with Catholic Woman's League
  • Garden contests for residents
  • Community Justice Initiatives 
  • Teaching Bible stories to special needs
  • Volunteers in the retirement/resident homes
  • Serves meals at a local shelter
  • Helps new refugees
  • Volunteers at Hospice Wellington
  • Volunteers at the Working Centre downtown Kitchener
  • Assisting fellow residents with groceries, doors, young children
  • Volunteers at KW Seniors Day Care Program
  • Volunteers with Chalmers Community Services Centre
  • Silver-tone choir volunteer
  • Assisting residents to their doctor's appointments
  • Baking treats for fellow residents
  • Volunteer at Hope House
  • Assisting new students
  • Assisting seniors with weekly physio classes
  • Terry Fox Run
  • Jump Rope for Heart
  • Taking residents on walks around the block
  • Repairing computers for Syrian newcomers
  • Volunteering at Guelph General
  • Volunteering at Cambridge Hospital
  • Volunteering at Evergreen Senior Centre
  • Assisting fellow residents with taking their children to school

...and so many more