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12th Annual Hamilton-Niagara Brain Tumour Walk

Date: 5/28/2017
PEOPLE AFFECTED BY BRAIN TUMOURS SHOULD NEVER WALK ALONE Join the Movement to End Brain Tumours at the 12th Annual Hamilton-Niagara Brain Tumour Walk Sunday, May 28th, 2017 Dofasco Park - FH Sherman Rec Centre

MacKids Walk & Wheel for Miracles 2017

Date: 6/3/2017
Join the festivities on Saturday, June 3, 2017, as McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation hosts the 6th annual MacKids Walk & Wheel for Miracles!

Olive Us Care

Our mission is to provide free in-home childcare in the Greater Hamilton Area for children under 12 in families that a living with a cancer diagnosis; parent or child.

McMaster University Centre for Continuing Education

Provides professional education for individuals and corporate clients * offers over 200 unique courses, programs and professional development workshops * options for customized corporate training * small classes and flexible learni

Threshold School of Building

We teach basic building skills and participate in affordable housing and community projects. Our Ready To Work 12-week intensive construction trade program includes job-site experience and support for at-risk and marginalized youth (15-30).

Balanced Lives

Balanced Lives reaches out to people recovering from addiction or other life changes through professional counseling. We help you, help yourself through the process to make a full recovery. Our goal is to make it easier for you to start a n

Thrive Child and Youth Trauma Services

Provides services and programs centered on helping children and youth who have been sexually victimized and also provides mental health counseling program for immigrant and refugee children and youth experiencing trauma or abuse.

The Shoebox Project for Shelters

The Shoebox Project for Shelters collects and distributes gifts in the form of Shoeboxes to local women experiencing homelessness. Gifts are valued at $50 and contain "little luxuries" that any woman would enjoy but may not splurge on.

Opening Hearts

We focus not only on children with special needs, but also their entire family. We have programs unique to our area including Sibshops (support for siblings) and Heart Totes (support for the entire family)

YWCA Hamilton

YWCA Hamilton strengthens women's and girls' voices, broadens their choices, builds dynamic leadership and provides essential and meaningful services that promote safe, inclusive, and equitable communities.

Hamilton Victory Gardens

Hamilton Victory Gardens is a not-for-profit charitable corporation dedicated to using volunteers to develop sites, build raised garden beds, plant, tend and harvest fresh local produce which is donated to local food banks and meal programs



Dundas Swimming Lessons

Atlantis School of Swim offers swimming lessons for all ages and skills.

Mind over Clutter Speaker Presentations

Need help with reducing the M.E.S.S. in your S.P.A.C.E.? Learn about ways to declutter your home or office, manage your time and develop great systems and routine to support the life you envision

The House Purger - Speaker Presentations

Moving a loved one from their family home, keeping a Hoarder safe & healthy, sorting through their personal things or tossing treasures can be overwhelming - for everyone. Most people don't know where to begin.

The Bridge, Prison to Community Volunteers

The Bridge House houses up to 6 men upon release from jail. The goal is to provide housing while these men stabilize enough to obtain housing and jobs. There is an Occupational therapist , education and Family Support and other programs.

Native Plant Sale

April 23rd, 2016 at the RBG Rock Garden Parking Lot. 9AM-12PM Purchase native plants, trees and shrubs for your garden from many of the region’s native plant vendors

AbleLiving Services- Thrive Group

AbleLiving provides to assistance with activities of daily living using the independent living philosophy to adults with physical disabilities and the elderly. We look for volunteers to work one to one with our clients.

Brian Lee Griffith Guitar Bursary

This bursary is set up in the memory of Brian Griffith and is intended to foster Rock, Jazz, Funk and Blues inspired music with an emphasis on improvisation in Hamilton and the surrounding area.

Multiple Sclerosis Society - Hamilton/Halton Chapter

The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada is the source of accurate, up-to-date information about MS, the most common neurological disease affecting young adults in Canada.

Junior Humane Program

Junior Humane is a great way for children to start learning about the SPCA and animal care in a fun and educational setting. We now have three different exciting sessions for each age group, allowing children to get more in depth knowledge

Green Venture

Green Venture is a Hamilton-based not-for-profit organization dedicated to finding positive, practical and enduring ways to make our community the most environmentally-friendly place to be, every single day.

Canadian Orpheus Male Choir

The Canadian Orpheus Male Choir (COMC) is a registered charity that was was founded in Hamilton in 1977. The COMC sings in 4-part harmony, giving concerts to support charitable causes, to promote community-building, and to entertain.


Indwell is a Christian charity that creates affordable housing communities that support people seeking health, wellness and belonging. Our vision is hope and homes for all and our values are dignity, love and hope.

Networking/LinkedIn Workshop

Learn different networking strategies to help with obtaining employment. Please call The YMCA Employment Services 905-690-9927 to register. Date: January 27, 2015 Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm

Interview Skills Workshop

Learn how to prepare effectively for an interview to get the job that you want! Please call The YMCA Employment Services at 905-690-9927 to register. Date: January 22, 2015 Time: 10:00am-11:00am

NFP Section on ServiceOntario

The site features information on government open call programs for funding, how to start and manage a not-for-profit organization, a section to help organizations understand the laws that affect the sector, research and much more.

Doctors Without Borders

Help Doctors without Borders on the front line of the fight against Ebola

Minds In Need of Attention

MINA's vision is to live in a world where mental health isn't the elephant in the room. Our mission is to encourage youth to take an active role towards their mental health.

Resume/Cover Letter Workshop

Need help with your resume and cover letter? Learn how to make an effective resume and cover letter by attending this workshop! Please call 905-690-9927 to register. Workshop will be held on Thursday November 13 from 10:00am-11:00am.

Microsoft Excel Computer Workshop

Attend this workshop to learn the basic features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Please call 905-690-9927 to reserve your spot. Registration is required. Space is limited. Workshop will be held on November 10 from 2:00pm-3:00pm.

Job Search Skills Workshop

Need help with your resume and cover letter? Learn how to make an effective resume and cover letter by attending this workshop! Workshop will be held November 4 from 2:00pm-3:00pm. Please call 905-690-9927 to register.

Microsoft Word Computer Workshop

Come to this workshop to learn some of the basic features of Microsoft Word 2010. Registration is required. Please call 905-690-9927 to reserve your spot. Space is limited. Date: Monday October 6, 2014 Time: 2:00pm- 3:00pm