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Friends of the Centre Recognition
The John McGivney Children's Centre 'Friends of the Centre' is an award initiated in June 2005 and presented annually by the Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting, to recognize outstanding contributions by individuals and corporations that support the work of the John McGivney Children's Centre and thereby positively impacting the quality of life for children and youth with special needs and their families.
George Wiebe
Posted February 21, 2013
Mr. George Wiebe has assisted the Centre in providing transportation and translation services to many families who would otherwise not be able to attend appointments.    As one of our valued supporters, you have demonstrated your deep and personal commitment to the children and families who attend the John McGivney Children's Centre. For this, we are most appreciative.
Windsor Quilters' Guild
Posted February 21, 2013
The Quilters’ Guild has donated hundreds of beautiful quilts for the children of the John McGivney Children’s Centre and were presented the “Friends of the Centre” award for their ongoing support and dedication to the children of the Centre.  We are grateful for the efforts of the members of the Quilters’ Guild and the many hours dedicated to creating the beautiful quilts that are used daily by the children at the Centre.
Harrow Fair (Pie Auction)
Posted February 21, 2013
The Colchester South & Harrow Agricultural Society Pie Auction was honoured with the “Friends of the Centre” award for their ongoing dedication to the children of the Centre. Since 2002 the proceeds of the Harrow Fair Pie Auction have been donated to the Centre and to date, the pie auction and supporters have raised over $53,000 for the Centre.  Last year alone over $11, 000 was raised! The John McGivney Children’s Centre sincerely appreciates the commitment and hard work of all volunteers and pie bakers who make this annual event such a success!  Their generous contribution will aid in the continued provision of integral programs which allow us to enhance the lives of children with disabilities in our community.


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