Thank you for caring for others - Judy Belrose, In a letter with an enclosed donation (December)

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16th Annual Festival of Trees Tickets

 

Looking for Tree decorators

 

2019 Golf Tournament Thank You

 

RBC Future Launch Community Challenge

Kenora & Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation is pleased to host the RBC Future Launch Community Challenge, and to make up to $15,000 per project available to youth-led projects in our communities that will respond to one central question: What is your boldest idea to respond to an urgent local need? RBC Future…

KLWCF is looking for a Volunteer Member of the Board of Directors

The Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation is seeking citizens interested in serving as a Volunteer Member of the Board of Directors. The term of appointment is three years with a maximum of three terms. Time commitment is approximately one meeting per month usually over a weekday lunch hour and each Member…

Welcome Crystal Kast

Welcome to the newest member of our team. Crystal Kast joined us this week as the new full time Executive Assistant. Crystal comes to KLWCF with Over 18+ years combined experience in small business program and communication delivery, consulting, management and financial administration. She has an extensive background of working and volunteering with not-for-profit community…

KLWCF is looking for an Executive Assistant/Bookkeeper

Reporting to the Executive Director, the full-time Executive Assistant is responsible for coordinating all administrative activities of the Community Foundation and providing bookkeeping support. The EA will assist with donors & donor records, annual fundraising events, annual grant giving process & Board and committee meetings. Bookkeeping duties will include the processing of all donations and…

City Hall Travelling Bake Sale

City Hall staff are baking up treats and taking them on the road to all other City buildings for all City staff to buy in support of the Giving Challenge.  

National Public Works Week BBQ

The City of Kenora is hosting a celebration of National Public Works Week on May 22 from 5-7 pm at the Operations Building, which includes a free BBQ, accepting donations to the Giving Challenge. Everyone is welcome!  

Thank You for 2019 Making Waves Cruise

 

Intergenerational Storytelling

 

Festival of Trees- Charity Fundraiser, Friday, December 5th-7th

The Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation is gearing up for our 9th annual Festival of Trees. This year’s event will be held at the Discovery Centre. We will be holding a ‘Holiday Cocktail Party’ at 7 p.m. on the 5th, followed by Community Day on the 6th from 10 a.m- 3…

Group Litter Pick-Up

The City Hall is challenging their staff to donate $2, and to participate in a 20 minute litter pick-up on Friday, May 30th.  

Chamber of Commerce Member Challenge

The Kenora & District Chamber of Commerce challenges all of its members to match their $20 contribution to the Community at Large Fund. Our collective efforts can go a long way towards making the Kenora & Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation goal of $10K a reality!  

Photo Book 5

Come to the Lake of the Woods Museum between May 27-May 30 and purchase our newest book “Lake of the Woods: Through the Lens of Carl G. Linde” and $5 from each sale will be donated to the Community Foundation.  

KACL Bottle Drive

The Kenora Association for Community Living will be collecting bottles in support of the Community Foundation’s $10K/10HR Giving Challenge. Drop off bottles at KACL’s Options for Adults Building, 1-9th Avenue South.  

How Much Do You Love Animals?

Pat Alvestad is challenging all animal lovers to contribute $10.00 to the Animal Welfare Endowment Fund.  

Calling All Board of Directors in the Kenora and LOW Region

Meg Cameron and Diane Pochailo have challenged all other Board of Directors in any organization in the Kenora and Lake of the Woods Region to contribute $30.00 to the Arts and Culture Endowment Fund or the Social Welfare Endowment Fund.  

Cancer Survivors

Lorna Haney would like to challenge all cancer survivors to meet or exceed her contribution of $10.00 to the Community Foundation for Health and Wellness.  

Library Challenge

The staff of the Kenora Public Library is challenging everyone to donate a toonie or loonie for each book, magazine, movie, or other piece of library material, borrowed during the month of May.  

Lake of the Woods Brewing Company Challenge

The Lake of the Woods Brewing Company is encouraging the public (age of majority) to come down and purchase a pint of their craft beer from 11am to 8pm on Friday, May 30th. For every pint purchased, the LOWBrewCo. will donate $1.00 to the Community Foundation.  

Education Challenge

Brenda Chambers-Ivey is challenging all individuals working in the education field in the Kenora & LOW Region, to donate $25 to the Kenora and LOW Community Foundation.  

Calling all Community Foundation Volunteers

Carol Fehr is challenging all Community Foundation Volunteers to match or exceed her contribution of $30 to any Community Foundation Endowment Fund.  

Community BBQ Challenge

Jack Martin will be holding a community barbecue at the Kenora Soccer Complex on Friday May 30th from 5-7 pm. Proceeds to the Kenora and LOW Regional Community Foundation.  

Kenora Baseball Challenge

The Kenora Baseball League will donate their Candy Jar Guessing proceeds for a week to the Community Foundation.  

Parent Challenge

Triple Play is challenging all parents in the Kenora & LOW Region who have registered a child in any activity this year, to contribute $10 to the Triple Play Endowment Fund.  

Talent & Time Auction

Firefly will be holding an in-house auction in support of the $10K/10HR Giving Challenge. Auction by email runs from May 12th through May 23rd.  

Golf Challenge

Randy Seller is challenging all Kenora & LOW Region golfers to match his $20 challenge.  

Youth in Philanthropy Challenge

The Beaver Brae Youth in Philanthropy Group has challenged all the classes at the school to contribute to the Youth in Philanthropy Endowment Fund. The class with the highest total will receive a pizza party. They are also challenging the students of Saint Thomas Aquinas to do the same.  

Nature’s Inn Challenge

Nature’s Inn will contribute $20 per room booked between May 12 and June 12, if the guests say that they are friends of the Community Foundation.  

High School Challenge

Darlene MacGilivray is challenging all Beaver Brae and Saint Thomas Aquinas High School parents, students and teachers to donate $10 to the Beaver Brae or Saint Thomas Aquinas Youth in Philanthropy Endowment Funds.  

Youth in Philanthropy

Darlene MacGillivray has challenged all Saint Thomas Aquinas and Beaver Brae Secondary School parents, teachers and students to contribute $10.00 to the Youth in Philanthropy Endowment Funds at both high schools.  

Kenora Kinsmen and MNP support Community Foundation’s Operations

Jeff Van Walleghem, far left, volunteer with the Kenora Kinsmen and MNP staff members Natalie Pearson and Shawn Brown, far right, present cheques totaling $500 to Community Foundation volunteer Laci Dingwall and President Don Parfitt. The financial contributions will help support the operations of the Community Foundation.  

Paterson First Nations Youth Apprenticeship Program

First Nations youth in the Lake of the Woods Region are gaining valuable first time job skills thank to the generosity of Andrew Paterson and family. The Paterson Family established a $500,000 endowment fund with the Kenora and Lake of the Wood Regional Community Foundation in 2006. Proceeds from the endowment help to place students…

Dream Big, Dreams Do Come True

This is what the Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation offers our Region – The capacity to dream. To look outside the box and make the impossible – possible. – Denise Forsyth For the Kenora Baseball League (new name, now that we are part of Baseball Manitoba) the Community Foundation has enabled…

2011 June Granting Ceremony

 

Youth in Philanthropy