Many of us are familiar with the wonderful support and care of Acclaim Health within the Halton community. One of their program offerings is bereavement support, providing group and individual counselling and … Continue reading Acclaim Health’s Bereavement Support Volunteer Program – Peter Shares His Experience
If you’ve ever considered retirement living, you might be interested in attending Revera’s Churchill Place Open House this Saturday September 22nd from 1-4pm in Oakville. Come out and visit the … Continue reading Events & Volunteering Opportunities!
What kid (parent, grandparent) doesn’t love s’mores? The best part is putting them all together and getting sticky and marshmallowy and then eating the results! Thanks to volunteers from the … Continue reading S’Mores for Kids!
Acclaim Health’s annual major fundraising event, Party with a Purpose, is May 4th at 6:30 p.m. at the Harbour Banquet Centre in Oakville. This fun event includes cocktails, a variety … Continue reading Help Support Acclaim Health & Carpenter Hospice!
If you’ve been looking for a way to help out in the community by volunteering, here are a couple of options from Acclaim Health. Check out their website for more … Continue reading If You Are Looking For A Way To Help, Acclaim Health Has The Opportunity
Saturday Feb 24th, Food For Life is participating in a Canada wide event called Coldest Night of the Year. The Coldest Night of the Year is a fun, family-friendly fundraiser that raises … Continue reading The Coldest Night of the Year
With everyone’s generous help we raised $285 for the Food For Life Turkey Drive from members purchasing hand-drawn turkeys at WF events. The amount raised is in addition to frozen turkeys … Continue reading Champions For Food For Life
During the holiday season, Food 4 Life, holds a Turkey Drive to provide families in need with a holiday dinner. With 1 in 10 families in Halton “food insecure,” the … Continue reading Help A Hungry Family This Holiday Season
With so many bad things going on in the world, it can seem like kindness is in short supply. Yet an understanding listener or a word of encouragement can create … Continue reading Help Build Kindness in the World
That’s a lot of cans, bottles and packages to sort through for a team from WFH who spent Thursday afternoon sorting and boxing up donated food at Food For Life. … Continue reading 1940 Pounds of Food
Widowed Friends recently participated in Carpenter Hospice’s 9th annual Hike for the Hospice. Carpenter Hospice offers both residential-based care to people in the last stages of their lives, and community-based programs … Continue reading Walking for Carpenter Hospice
Recently, we posted some information about Acclaim Health’s annual fund-raising event Party With A Purpose. We thought it might be interesting to chat with Patricia Blakely, Acclaim’s Director of Community … Continue reading How Partying With A Purpose Supports the Halton Community
Many of us are familiar with Acclaim Health and the wonderful services they offer to over 24,000 clients in Halton annually. Some of us might know them best from their bereavement … Continue reading Party With A Purpose For Acclaim Health
WFH members were a diligent and industrious crew at Food For Life today. Arriving mid afternoon, the crew worked hard to sort and separate cans and packages and fill boxes with food to be redistributed … Continue reading Widowed Friends Group Donates Time & Energy To Food For Life
November is half over and Christmas is on its way! What better way to kick off the festive season than attending the Glitter & Ice Dance Party on December 3rd at … Continue reading The Glitter & Ice Dance Party
It’s been a busy month with Thanksgiving and Halloween and lots of Widowed Friends of Halton events! Here are some of the highlights: Great meals at Sotiris, Nino’s, Symposium Cafe, … Continue reading October Round-up
This post was first published last May. We are reposting it in case any of our members or friends of members might be interested in the great volunteer opportunities provided … Continue reading 5 Questions with Acclaim Health’s Melissa Cameron
There’s one thing we know for sure. When tough times arrive, it’s nice to have a friend. At Widowed Friends of Halton, we understand tough times and we know that … Continue reading Introducing The Rosie Fund
Many people have asked us about volunteering opportunities and how to get involved with an organization to find out what is available. We asked Melissa Cameron, Acclaim Health’s Director of Marketing and … Continue reading 5 Questions with Acclaim Health’s Melissa Cameron