Tag Archive "charity"

FEAR

Investing in a Time of Fear

You might be surprised to know that Christians think and talk about money. The teachings of Jesus direct us to, even if we didn’t want to anyway. I have addressed this topic before in sermons: ...

Volunteers

Random Act of Kindness Day 2014 Celebration

“Celebrate Random Act of Kindness Day 2014 with us. Share some Kindness…. All you need is Love and Love is all you need…. Pay it Forward.” This was the message the Oakville Community Foundation and ...

Bronte Harbour Outer Harbour LIghthouse

Your ‘20/20 Vision’ for the next 20 years!

The Oakville Community Foundation (The Foundation) is celebrating 20 years in supporting charities in the Oakville and surrounding communities and we’re excited to give YOU an opportunity to help us find that next ‘Great Idea’ ...

Lessons under the Mangro Tree: Oakville Helping the World

The children sit attentively under the mango tree. Class is in session. An umbrella of green shades the crooked lines of wooden benches teetering on the dirt floor. The canopy sways gently in the warm ...

Global Friends Foundation: How Oakville Helps the World

Global Friends Foundation supports orphaned and vulnerable children through compassion, understanding and empowerment. It’s mission is  to advance youth as members, and future leaders, of our global community. We do this through compassion, awareness, and action. Global ...

Ramadan 101: A Muslim Perspective

For Muslims the wonderful season of Ramadan has once again returned – this is the 9th month in the lunar calendar which is the month when the Holy Quraan was revealed confirming God’s revelations: The ...

REALTORS® 2013 Motorcycle Ride for Charity rolls into Oakville

On July 10th and 11th, motorcyclists from across the province will be hitting the open road to raise money for homeless shelters and charities across Ontario. The 2013 Motorcycle Ride for Charity will kick off ...

Compassion: A Jewish Perspective

More than two thousand years ago in Jerusalem, one of our greatest sages, Rabbi Hillel, faced a challenging test. Hillel was known for never getting angry. Wanting to mock the Torah and the rabbis, a ...

Chelster Hall Community Festival

It has been nearly one year since the Chelster Hall Garden Party made news as the Oakville social event of the summer. And now, the Oakville Chamber Orchestra is thrilled to invite the residents to ...

Purim: Oakville Judiasm 101

“In every province, and in every city, wherever the King’s command and his decree reached, the Jews had gladness and joy, a feast and a holiday…” (M’gillat Esther 8:17) In the Jewish calendar we are now ...