Another successful Random Act of Kindness Day!

Once again, Random Act of Kindness Day was a huge success!   James Hillier School enjoyed a Random Act of Kindness Day assembly with a special visit from Captain Kindness, followed by many different projects initiated throughout the school to celebrate RAK Day. Through student lead discussion, the expression of “Throw Kindness Like Confetti” came… Read more »

Our YAC’s in action!

This year one of the YAC grants supported was St. Andrew’s Soup for the Soul family meal program.  The committee members went shopping for ingredients, spent an afternoon baking 400 cookies, helped serve at the dinner, and gave a gift card to help with other expenses for the meal.   The Brant Community Foundation Youth… Read more »

Community Leaders Breakfast – Citizens urged to ‘make a difference’

Citizens urged to ‘make a difference’ Over 200 guests attended the 9th annual Community Leader’s breakfast held at the Best Western Brantford Hotel and Conference Centre on June 20th.  James Kent, a well- known community member and retired judge, shared his philosophy of giving back to the community. Over his 60 plus years in the… Read more »

Congratulations to 2017 Lifetime Volunteer Award Recipients

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS – 2017 Mary Welsh, Geronimo Henry and Walter Gretzky were honoured as the 2017 recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Awards for Outstanding Volunteerism. These awards recognize exceptional service to the community by a volunteer.  According to Derek Bond, chair of the awards committee, the recipients have enriched the lives of so many… Read more »

Congratulations to our Volunteers

Every year, the Ontario government honours volunteers who give their precious time to charities and service clubs.  The awards are for continuous service starting at 5 years and going up in 5-year increments.  It was awe-inspiring to be in a room full of people sharing the common goal of giving back to their community. The… Read more »