The mission of the Hamilton Community Foundation is "to drive positive change, by connecting people, ideas, and resources". And HCF certainly did that in 2013/14 for the Community Child Abuse Council, with grants from several of the funds they administer. As HCF celebrates its 60th anniversary, we congratulate them on their many accomplishments and thank them for their contributions to the vitality of Hamilton and its citizens. Check the HCF Annual Report for a feature about the Community
RAIN OR SHINE - See you there! Registraton & Breakfast 8:30 a.m. Ancaster Fairgrounds
If you ride a motorcycle, we invite you to join us for the 2014 CAPPY Ride (Child Abuse Prevention and Protection of Youth) on Sunday, July 13th. A popular and police escorted event, the CAPPY Ride offers breakfast, a scenic ride route, BBQ lunch, live music, prizes, and more. For full details visit www.cappyride.ca .
To volunteer at this year's ride, or to make a donation (rider pledge, prize item, raffle
Mark your calendars and register early to avoid disappointment!
Lanhack Charity Golf Classic, Thursday, August 21, 2014 at Heron Point Golf Links.
This popular tournament promises a fun day filled with all the things that make a charity golf outing memorable. Register a foursome (or register singles or pairs and we'll group you with others) and join us for a wonderful afternoon of golf on this beautiful ClubLink course (BBQ lunch, golf shirt, 18 holes with power cart followed by oyster bar,
"Before she became known around the world, Malala was known as my daughter. Today, I am known as her father!" With gentle humour and an articulate passion, Ziauddin Yousafzai spoke to students at Ray Lewis Elementary School in Hamilton recently, sharing the story of his family's journey over the past few years and his tireless efforts to encourage children to pursue a full and robust education.
His message is a powerful one - "education is life" - and his work to remove barriers that stand
Across Ontario, communities are marking Children's Mental Health Week - an important reminder that 1 in 5 children and youth in this province have a mental health problem. The week is also intended to raise awareness about the range of mental health issues challenging our youngest citizens, and what is needed in order to ensure they can deal with these issues successfully. The Community Child Abuse Council joins with our community and all caring communities across Ontario in promoting this
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