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For the health and safety of our staff and all visitors the KLWCF office is closed to the public but be assured we remain operational and do continue to conduct all other normal business. We are pleased to connect with you by email, phone or video conference. Please note our spring Grants program remains in operation and is proceeding as per usual at this time.

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$10K/10HR Challenge

4th Annual $10K/10HR Giving Challenge Nets Over $50,000 in Endowment Funds

Donors, volunteers, grant recipients, and community leadership partners gathered to launch the 4th Annual 10K/10HR Giving Challenge on May 26th, 2017. The event netted over $50,000 in endowment funds. Many thanks to Copperfin Credit Union, 89.5 The Lake, and Lake of the Woods Brewing Company for making the event possible. City of Kenora Clerk, Heather…

Potluck Feast

City Hall staff held a lunch hour potuck on Thursday, May 28th and invited other departments to either join them in the potluck or create their own department event. Participants paid $5 if they brought a potluck item and $10 if they did not.  

Dunk Tank Challenge

Come down to the Kenora Recreation Centre on Friday May 30th to dunk a member of the Kenora Recreation staff. Event is being held from 8:30am – 4:30 pm, $5 for 3 balls. All proceeds are going to the Community Challenge. You will see a lot of familiar faces, get your throwing arm ready.  

Cancer Survivors

Lorna Haney would like to challenge all Cancer Survivors to meet or exceed her contribution of $20.00 to the Community Foundation for Health and Wellness.  

Cancer Survivors

Lorna Haney would like to challenge all Cancer Survivors to meet or exceed her contribution of $20.00 to the Community Foundation for Health and Wellness.  

Service Club Challenge

Kelly Williams, a member of the Kenora Rotary Club, challenges all members of the service Clubs in the Kenora and Lake of the Woods Region, to meet or beat her $10 donation to the endowment fund of their choice.  

Rotarian Challenge

Kelly Williams, a member of the Kenora Rotary Club, is challenging all Rotarians to meet or beat her $10 donation to the Kenora Rotary Fund, in support of Community Needs.  

Youth in Philanthropy Challenge

Darlene MacGillivray is challenging all friends of the Youth in Philanthropy Program to meet or beat her $10 contribution to the Beaver Brae and Saint Thomas Aquinas Groups  

Insurance Industry Challenge

Tracy challenges any person employed in the Insurance industry, including life, to meet or beat her $5 donation to the 10 hour giving challenge  

Boards of Directors

Diane Pochailo and Meg Cameron, Directors with the Community Foundation, are challenging all other Directors of Boards in the Kenora and Lake of the Woods Region. Please step up and match or beat their $40 donation to the Operating Endowment Fund or any other fund of your choice.  

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.  

Lead the Way!

I challenge all managers, bosses, head honchos, queen bees, etc. in our community to donate $100 to a fund that is important to them! My donation is directed to Health & Wellness. Where will you make a difference today?  

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.