This weekly round-up shares the latest from Innisfil Community Foundation (ICF), updates from our grantees, and news from across our community.
- Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation has launched their new “Raise Your Voice” fundraiser. This virtual concert, which will include an ‘idol-style’ music competition, is raising critical funds for community health care and the arts in Simcoe County. For more information on the event, or how to enter the competition, visit www.raiseyourvoiceconcert.ca or call 705-435-6281 ext. 2351
- CMHA is hosting a free virtual weekly session called “Supporting a Loved One Through Addiction.” Taking place on Monday nights from 7 pm – 8 pm, this is a safe and non-judgemental space to discuss, learn and cope with the struggles in supporting a loved one going through addiction. To register email email@example.com.
- Gilda’s Club came up with an inventive way for immune-compromised cancer patients a way to be able to dine out during the pandemic in a “snow globe” at their Quarry Ridge Location in Barrie. You can check availability by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
- South Simcoe Theatre premieres its first “Four Play Friday” event tonight, February 19th, at 7:30 pm. Watch the live stream presentation of “Hebfield’s Finest,” by local playwright John Daniel on YouTube. This event is to also a fundraiser for the South Simcoe Theatre – to make a donation, send an e-transfer to email@example.com (no password required but please include your full name including your middle initial, as well as your email address so that South Simcoe Theatre can send you a tax receipt).
- 100 Women Who Care – South Simcoe is hosting their next event on Thursday, February 25th. They will be spotlighting three charities: Youth Haven, Habitat for Humanity and Higher Grounds Coffee House. Visit their facebook page to learn more.
- The County of Simcoe is now accepting applications for the 2021 Tourism, Culture and Sport Grant Program. This grant will support and enhance tourism, culture and sports in Simcoe County by; investing in awareness, access and participation, building organizational capacity in existing and new organizations, encouraging collaborative opportunities, contributing to the County of Simcoe’s overall economic health and sense of place and enhancing participants’ experiences. Interested not-for-profits must apply by Wednesday, March 31 at 4:30 pm.
- A reminder that the Healthy Communities Initiative is also accepting applications for projects, programming and services that help communities: create safe and vibrant public spaces, improve mobility options, and provide innovative digital solutions to connect people and improve help. Applications are open until March 9 at 5:00 p.m.
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