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Hintonburg & Wellington Village

The Giving Season in Wellington West:

‘Tis almost the season to GIVE and Pay It Forward! All throughout November and December in Wellington West, there will be plenty of opportunities to do so.

November 1-11th: Kid’s drawing contest: Looking for a way to get the whole family involved? Kids: Draw someone you know who gives to our community! Parents: submit your child’s drawing of this person via social media and use the hashtag: #WelliWestGIVE . We’ll award three Gift Certificates to the winners for $25 each on November 12th.

Nov 12th-27th:  the boutiques of Wellington Village are proud to bring back “Pay It Forward” in support of Caldwell Family Centre and Cornerstone Housing For Women.

How does it work?

  1.  Pick up a tote bag on Nov 12th at the following participating shops: Bloomfields Flowers, [Clothes] Muriel Dombret, Flock Boutique, JV Studios, Kindred Shop & Studio, Twiss & Weber, Thyme & Again, Victoire, Viens Avec Moi, or The Wellington West BIA office. Think gently used items such as: winter coats, boots, scarves, touques, mittens, toiletries etc. that you could donate to neighbours in need. Visit the Cornerstone website or contact jessie.wallace@cornerstonewomen.ca (613-254-6584 ext.503) to find out more details of what items are needed.
  2. Fill Your Bag At Home. Between Nov 12th – 27th, visit each participating locations who will add to your bag. When you’re done shopping, drop off your bag by Nov 27th and we’ll donate it for you! Follow us on social media and use the #WelliWestPayItForward for any shout outs / photos you’d like to share about your experience!

Stay tuned for for an opportunity to help Daybreak Housing on Piccadilly Avenue between November 20th – 30th, more details to come soon!