• Sep 06, 2019
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As thousands of college and university students across Waterloo Region prepare for a new school year, some are looking for volunteer opportunities to enhance their academic experience and fulfill course requirements. Fourth year Psychology student at Wilfrid Laurier University, Brittany Beynon, found herself in this position last year. Soon she discovered volunteer ...

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Married for over 40 years, Rosanna Olsson and her husband, Allan, live in a cozy apartment in Kitchener. “I would like to try to stay in our home together for as long as we can. So far I’m healthy so I hope I can stay there for a long time with him,” said Rosanna. Rosanna is a full time caregiver to her husband who was diagnosed with dementia two years ago. He ...

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With their 65th wedding anniversary coming up in June, Ron and Lois are as in love today as they were when they first met at Emmanuel Bible College in Kitchener. “Ron came to college engaged, but he said ‘that wasn’t the right one,’ and somehow I won his heart,” said Lois. “She’s been the right one ever since,” Ron replied. Because they were putting ...

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As if you needed a reason to eat more tacos, CSC is partnering up with local restaurants on #GivingTuesdayWR, November 27th to encourage you to do just that, while raising funds for local seniors.    On November 27th, select restaurants from CSC’s largest fundraiser, Tacofest, are offering their patrons the option of adding $3.92 to their bill ...

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94-year-old Fred wants to stay at home for as long as possible, and one of the ways he’s able to do that is through the Meals on Wheels program offered by Community Support Connections – Meals on Wheels and More (CSC). “There’s no way I want to leave my home. All my memories are here, and they’re going to remain here with me. I live only on my memories ...

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  • Sep 25, 2018
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  • Aug 27, 2018
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  • Jul 23, 2018
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 July 19, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Local foundations invest in food security for seniors Waterloo Region, ON – Two local foundations presented cheques Thursday, July 19th in support of an innovative initiative that will benefit local seniors, while generating significant net new revenues for the charity that supports them. Community Support Connections – Meals ...

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  • Apr 18, 2018
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