A look at upcoming local events from The Mike Farwell Show on 570 NEWS.
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People have a right to die with dignity, free from pain, surrounded by their loved ones in a setting of their choice. Lisaard and Innisfree Hospices provide quality palliative care in a home-like setting for adults with a life limiting illness, while supporting the individual and their family through the end of life journey. On September 27th, 2020, join the Hearts for Hospice Telethon to learn more about the invaluable work of Lisaard and Innisfree Hospices through stories, history, performances and more. https://www.rogerstv.com/show?lid=12&rid=22&sid=8322
Recess Guardians is a Canada-wide, free program that builds leadership abilities and encourages a healthy lifestyle. We help teach youth positive building blocks for their future in a fun, safe and educational environment. “active8” is a timely program aimed at helping Grade 4-6 school kids stay active while respecting social distancing in pandemic days, and active8’s ambassador is Kitchener boxer Mandy Bujold. http://mandybujold.com/?p=712
The Alzhemier’s Society of Waterloo-Wellington is encouraging you to get “social with a purpose” in support of someone living with Alzheimer’s or dementia. An extension of the decades-long Coffee Break campaign, the Alzheimer’s Society is encouraging us to get together with friends virtually, or turning one of our already-scheduled events into a fundraising effort for Alzheimer’s. The campaign continues until the end of March and hopes to raise $33,000. https://alzheimer.ca/en/ww/News-and-events/Events/Coffee-Breakhttps://alzheimer.ca/en/ww/News-and-events/Events/Coffee-Break
You can double the impact of your donation with Habitat for Humanity’s Brick4Brick Matching Campaign. From now until December 31st, Toyota Motor Manufacturing is matching every dollar donated, up to $150,000. The goal is to help Habitat for Humanity Waterloo Region build four new affordable homes in our community. https://www.habitatwr.ca/site/brick-4-brick