Today is Day 7 of Shop Local WPG, we are more than half way over our 12 Days of #ChamberCheer! Today we are focused on the non-profit sector in Winnipeg! This year we encourage you to not only support local businesses, but also the non-profits working to better our community. This coming Tuesday, December 1 is #GIVINGTUESDAY and we encourage you to donate and support these six organizations doing some pretty amazing work.
They are a charitable non-profit organization that offers a central service model for victims of child abuse. They provide a safe, child-friendly and supportive environment where young victims are interviewed as part of a formal investigation into allegations of child abuse. Make a donation to their charity by visiting: www.snowflakeplace.ca
Winnipeg Humane Society:
A community service organization committed to protecting animals from suffering, and to promoting their welfare and dignity. They are a non-profit registered charity funded primarily through donations and events. Some of the ways you can help move forward their mission is by donating, volunteering, fostering or adopting a pet and more! Visit their website to find out more: www.winnipeghumanesociety.ca/
Food Matters MB:
Food Matters Manitoba is building a province where good food nourishes strong communities and healthy people. They work with community partners, public policy makers, and youth to develop strategies and take action towards a food secure Manitoba where everyone has everything they need to eat well, all the time. Interested in donating? Roquette is matching every donation and doubling the impact on food security education across Manitoba. Donate today at foodmattersmanitoba.ca/!
Green Action Centre:
Green Action Centre’s primary areas of work are green commuting, composting and waste reduction, sustainable living and resource conservation. Check out their Jack Frost Challenge which encourages Manitobans to participate in healthy and sustainable activities while appreciating the winter weather! To donate or to learn more visit greenactioncentre.ca/.
The Dream Factory is a Manitoba-based charity that makes dreams come true for local kids battling life-threatening illnesses. They’re based in Manitoba – and all of the funds they raise stay in this province to help sick kids in our community and their families. Donate today or bid in their online auction at www.thedreamfactory.ca/
United Way of Winnipeg:
Responding directly to the greatest needs in their community, and with the insights of Winnipeggers, they have a plan to increase help for kids and their families so there are more kids entering school ready to learn, more kids graduating high school, fewer families living in poverty and more families able to stay together. Right now all $150 donations are doubled! Donate to them today at unitedwaywinnipeg.ca/
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The forum will include a series of four mini 10-minute keynotes, topics include:
- Selling is a Human thing (we all do it!)
- How to write content people will read
- The secrets behind a successful social media account
- The business case for supporting local