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IMPACTS+ December Issue

Published December 4, 2019

DECEMBER 2019   HOPE!  DIGNITY!  EQUITY!   “The financial help we received from the foundation was far more than I could have ever hoped for. Not only were we going to be able to put food on our table for our children, but we were going to be able to provide our children with a wonderful Christmas. My thanks will never be enough to show our gratitude for the gift you provided my children with. Time and time again, I learn how amazing and generous our community truly is. It was because of amazing donors, my children were able to enjoy the company […]

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Evening with Bishop Crosby a Fantastic Success!

Published December 3, 2019

“We all need to know that we are loved, and affirmed, and supported, and encouraged.” – Bishop Douglas Crosby Another wonderful night at the 9th Annual Evening with Bishops Crosby. Thank you to Bishop Crosby for lending his name to the event each year, and for being so gracious with having photographs taken, meeting each table, and sharing his wisdom. Thank you to the Piper, Patricia Kirkwood, the Knights of Columbus Colour Guard, Father John Van Hees as MC, The Lumen Christi “Sound Machine” Band, and Principal Kathleen Moro for sharing her stories. Thank you to the Halton Catholic Community, […]

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School Trips for Oakville Kids Project

Published November 28, 2019

  Help support 50 Oakville HCDSB students with their fees for multi-day school trips.   Poverty remains a powerful factor in whether a student succeeds in school. Low-income students in Halton face financial barriers to learning. Opportunities for many of our youth are not equal, due these financial barriers. Education directly influences students’ life chances – and life outcomes. Every child deserves the opportunity to succeed.   Consider supporting our School Trips for Oakville Kids Project in partnership with the Oakville Community Foundation. Friday November 29, 2019 donations to the project may be matched – that’s FANTASTIC! An opportunity to […]

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IMPACTS – October 2019

Published October 10, 2019

OCTOBER 2019   REAL FAMILIES…. REAL STORIES…. REAL IMPACT “This year has been very challenging for the family in light of the provincial mandates regarding funding allocation for students who have a diagnosis of Autism. Their son has significant needs and was going to be denied his spot at summer camp if the parents did not pay for and arrange 1:1 support. The family was extremely appreciative of the funds donated, allowing their son to attend and receive 1:1 support for summer camp. Both parents have repeatedly shared how very grateful they are for the funding.” – HCDSB Principal “The Outdoor Education Algonquin […]

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Evening with Bishop Crosby – Tickets Now on Sale

Published August 28, 2019

The Evening with Bishop Crosby continues to be a wonderful gathering of the Halton Catholic Community to help students and families in need. All are welcome. Read about the 2018 event and to see photos – click here. LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE Contact Marc Clare to inquire about available tickets clarema@hccef.org 905-632-6314 x248 Not able to attend? Please make a donation to help students in need. Online Donation Printable Donation Form Location & Time Details Le Dome Banquet Hall | 1173 North Service Rd E, Oakville, ON 5:30 pm – Reception / Photos with the Bishop 6:30pm – Dinner Questions? For more […]

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HCCEF’s New Office Location!

Published August 16, 2019

The HCCEF Office has moved to it’s NEW LOCATION at Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School at 2333 Headon Forest Dr, Burlington, ON. Our office is located within the school, beside the Library in the commons area. Feel free to stop by and say Hello!

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IMPACTS+ July Issue

Published July 2, 2019

JULY 2019   REAL FAMILIES…. REAL STORIES…. REAL IMPACT “This is a young man who was recently homeless with his mother, living in a nearby shelter. Your help has demonstrated to him that there are people in the community who care about him and his family.” – HCDSB Principal “Since this family is a refugee family, the mother has been struggling to adjust financially, and with the new culture and language. The funding they received has provided a great opportunity for the student to experience summer camp, as she has not experienced something like that before.”  – HCDSB Social Worker “With the funding received […]

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What a day! HCCEF Charity Golf Classic…another successful year!

Published June 13, 2019

  What a day! Sunshine……check! Spending the day at the golf course…..check! Helping students & families in need…..check!   Golfers, sponsors, dinner attendees, donors (prizes and financial), volunteers, community members. All of you helped to raise over $16,000 for Halton students in need. Thank you! Thank you! Thank You!   View photos from the day Student Golfer Sponsors Sunshine Building Maintenance Inc. Gary Hepburn Plumbing & Mechanical Services Ltd. POVERTY REMAINS A POWERFUL FACTOR IN WHETHER A STUDENT SUCCEEDS IN SCHOOL GOLFERS – Which Flag Had Your Name On It? #1 – Thanks HCCEF. The financial help took off a […]

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IMPACTS+ May Issue

Published May 7, 2019

MAY 2019   REAL FAMILIES…. REAL STORIES…. REAL IMPACT   “The family is in the midst of a parental separation, this has placed financial demands on the family. The child has been experiencing some emotional trauma related to the separation, and does receive support from the school Child and Youth Counsellor. The funds provided will support the school with being able to provide the child with the opportunity to experience the grade 8 graduation trip to Ottawa and celebrate her elementary school learning with her peers.” – HCDSB Principal “Parents requested the financial support to pay for all of the grade 7 class trip to […]

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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN – HCCEF Charity Golf Classic – June 12, 2019

Published March 11, 2019

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN Always an amazing day, plus you help students & families in need. We’re very excited about hosting the tournament at a new location…the stunning 18-hole course at Piper’s Heath – in south Milton. “The course both looks and plays as if it were nestled into the sweeping, rugged Scottish Highlands” – pipersheath.com Sounds perfect. Hope to see you there. All are welcome.   Piper’s Heath Golf Club – 5501 Trafalgar Rd., Hornby (Milton), Ontario Wednesday June 12, 2019 10:30am – Registration Opens 11:15am – Lunch on the Patio 12:45pm – Golfers to the carts 1:00pm – Shotgun Start Register […]

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