The work of registered charities and not-for-profits in the Kenora and Lake of the Woods Region could not happen at the level it does without the support of the Community Foundation and the funders who so generously give. These are real people with real stories, sharing the difference the grants have made in their lives and the opportunities they might not otherwise have had. - Judy Underwood, in response to the June 2016 Granting Ceremony

Monthly Archives: July 2017

$600 in Donations Collected from Loonie Bear!

July 27th, 2017 marked another day to collect from our local Loonie Bear. And how exciting! Donations reached $600 – most of which, was in the form of loonies ($320). The Bear was donated to the City of Kenora in 2006 courtesy of Andrew Paterson. This unique bank helps raise funds for the Kenora and…

Launch of “Max Explores Canada” – Canada’s 150th

  Dryden’s Max the Moose turned 55 on July 19th, 2017. During his celebration, the book “Max Explores Canada” was launched through funding from the Community Foundation of Canada in recognition of Canada’s 150th birthday. The Kenora and Lake of the Woods helped distribute a grant of $5,000. The book features selected entries from local…