Emergency Community Support Fund

Community Living Dufferin

Community Living Dufferin

2020 Emergency Community Support Fund Round 2 Grant recipient. COVID 19 has been with us for over 7 months now with many ups and downs along the way. We have, through several grants been able to increase our use of technology to deliver supports and services to the...

Choices Youth Shelter

2020 Emergency Community Support Fund Round 2 Grant recipient. A flooded basement is not an ideal location to house homeless youth, in fact it presents an unsafe environment and one in which physical...

Pine River Institute

Pine River Institute

2020 Emergency Community Support Fund Round 2 Grant recipient. When COVID-19 hit in mid-March, it created economic uncertainty for many people in our community. While other workplaces were forced to cut back on hours or even lay people off, we needed to increase...

Canadian Mental Health Association Peel Dufferin

Canadian Mental Health Association Peel Dufferin

2020 Emergency Community Support Fund Round 2 Grant recipient. By now, we’re all familiar with the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on our mental wellness. A recent survey conducted by Canadian Mental Health Association and the University of British Columbia...

Rotary Club of Shelburne- Hamper Drive Assist Program

Rotary Club of Shelburne- Hamper Drive Assist Program

2020 Emergency Community Support Fund Round 2 Grant recipient. Extraordinary Year. Extraordinary Need. Extraordinary Generosity. WHAT A YEAR! I’m sure you are tired of hearing this sentiment but mine is one of extreme gratitude rather than a COVID-19 reference. With...

Creative Partners on Stage  (Theatre Orangeville)

Creative Partners on Stage (Theatre Orangeville)

2020 Emergency Community Support Fund Round 2 Grant recipient. Imagine for a moment that you have a disability; one that prevents you from fulfilling your dreams, from sharing your creativity, from being all that you can be. For many, in our community, this is their...

Dufferin Parent Support Network

2020 Emergency Community Support Fund Round 2 Grant recipient. Parenting is tough. When life gives us extra challenges, it can feel overwhelming. For over twenty years, Dufferin Parent Support Network...

Food and Friends at Home

Food and Friends at Home

2020 Emergency Community Support Fund Grant recipient. When the COVID-19 pandemic began and schools closed, the Children’s Foundation worried about the students who rely on our Food & Friends school nutrition programs. We know that for many students, the meal they...

St. Mark’s Church – Orangeville

St. Mark’s Church – Orangeville

2020 Emergency Community Support Fund Grant recipient.  “Every step that we can take to improve the quality of life for someone is a worthwhile one.” A long-time parishioner who had always attended in person was in lockdown in the long-term care facility where...

Alzheimer Society of Dufferin County

Alzheimer Society of Dufferin County

2020 Emergency Community Support Fund Grant recipient. With a global pandemic affecting everyone across the world, the residents of Dufferin County have faced many new challenges, a big one being social isolation. With day programs unable to open up, families losing...

B Social Snackbar Dufferin

B Social Snackbar Dufferin

2020 Emergency Community Support Fund Grant recipient. The lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in the closure of our four café/snackbar locations and resulted in the layoff of 19 employees. During this time, we pondered how things would look and when we...

Community Living Dufferin

Community Living Dufferin

2020 Emergency Community Support Fund Grant recipient.  The closure of our Options program meant people who normally enjoyed daily leisure programs were left without social engagement with their friends and families. With the ECSF donation we purchased smart TV’s...

Easter Seals of Ontario

Easter Seals of Ontario

2020 Emergency Community Support Fund Grant recipient.  My son needs a walker seat as he is having an extremely hard time lifting his feet and holding himself while attempting to use his walker. He needs it for safety as  well as support or he will not...

Family Transition Place

Family Transition Place

2020 Emergency Community Support Fund Grant recipient.   The Family Transition Place team is thrilled to share that we were selected as one of 13 Dufferin County charities to benefit from the Dufferin Community Fund—awarded by the Dufferin Community...

Scientists in School

Scientists in School

2020 Emergency Community Support Fund Grant recipient. Scientists in School brings Virtual STEM Education to Dufferin County. Despite the many unforeseen difficulties our charity experienced this year due to the teacher labour action in Ontario and the COVID-19 school...