RecognitionJMCC would like to take the opportunity to thank all of the individuals and organizations who have donated to or fundraised for the Centre. Dollars raised will assist the Centre to provide services that will have a direct, positive impact on the quality of life and independence of children with disabilities and special needs. Thank You!
Students of Windsor Inter-professional Health Council Raise Awareness and Support for JMCCWednesday, April 10, 2013
Representatives Phillip Tremblay, Dejan Matijevic, Corey Reeves, Chelsea Paterson and Alif Tabit from the Windsor Inter-professional Health Council pay a visit to JMCC to tour the Centre and make a donation from a recent fundraising initiative. The Windsor Inter-professional Health Council provides an opportunity for students in health-related disciplines to learn together and from each other. It allows students to explore how their education & careers intersect with other professions and how to maximize their inter-professional relationships to achieve high quality patient care. JMCC thanks the students for their dedictation to the Centre!
W.E. Care For Kids Donates $10,000 for Accessible Outdoor Furniture!Wednesday, April 10, 2013
W.E. Care For Kids enhances JMCC usable space with their generous support of $10,000 for accessible outdoor furniture. The outdoor furniture will include picnic tables and seating, allowing for new opportunities for lunch and snacks, crafts, sitting room for hosting special events and training and therapeutic possibilities for children with special needs. W.E. Care For Kids raises funds to support local paediatric care programmes and we are thankful for their generosity and ongoing support of the John McGivney Children's Centre.
Augmentative Communication Clinic Receives a Generous Donation!!Monday, December 10, 2012
ACC has received a significant donation of $14,000.00 from the Sertoma Foundation of Canada.
JMCC thanks A. P. Plasman Inc.Wednesday, December 5, 2012
On December 4, 2012 representatives of A. P. Plasman Inc., Mila Lucio, VP Human Resources; Paula Giroux, Executive Administrator and Sean McConnell, Director-Information Technology, attended the Centre to present a cheque in the amount of $5,000.
$1,000 of this very generous donation will be utilized by our Seating & Mobility Department and $4,000 will go towards the Centre's new Healing Garden.
The Centre sincerely appreciates the generosity of A. P. Plasman Inc. Without support from organizations within our community, we could not offer the highest quality of services to children with disabilities.
Thank you Sandra Pupatello!Wednesday, September 26, 2012
A very special thank you to Sandra Pupatello for designating the proceeds from the recent "Thank you Sandra" event to the John McGivney Children’s Centre. The event raised over $4,600 which will go directly towards the John McGivney Children's Centre capital campaign.
We wish Sandra all the best in her future endeavours!
Beachgrove Ladies Golf Tournament Raise Money for JMCCWednesday, September 19, 2012
Under the incredible leadership of Chairperson Tracy Coco, this year’s Beachgrove Ladies Golf Tournament was able to raise over $9,000 for the John McGivney Children’s Centre! The Centre and the children and families we serve, sincerely appreciate the committee members, sponsors, volunteers, Beachgrove staff and all the ladies who kindly contributed to the charitable proceeds that will help children with disabilities reach their full potential.
Shown in photo are Ryan Hughes, CPGA Director of Golf, Beach Grove Golf & Country Club, Ilona Schentag, Director of Development JMCC, Tracy Coco and Christy, former JMCC client and newly published author.
In second photo are the Ladies Member Guest Committee of Beach Grove Golf & Country Club.
Harrow Pie Auction - August 30thTuesday, September 18, 2012
This year's Colchester South & Harrow Agricultural Society Pie Auction raised over $12,000 in charitable proceeds to the John McGivney Children's Centre! We thank all those who participated in this 20 year community tradition, including the pie makers, auctioneers, volunteers, committee members, pie purchasers and the Stannard family and friends – who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to the John McGivney Children's Centre and the work we all do. For this, we are most appreciative.
RBC Golf Tournament-Chopper Dropper FundraiserTuesday, September 11, 2012
JMCC is pleased with the results of the RBC Golf Tournament held at Essex Golf Course on September 10, 2012, particularly the Chopper Dropper fundraising component. It was exciting to watch a helicopter drop over 1,200 golf balls onto the 18th fairway, resulting in $12,000 to be shared between JMCC and Maryvale. One of the 5 winning balls actually dropped into the hole!
We sincerely appreciate everyone who sold or purchased a ticket; your support is greatly appreciated!
Congratulations to the lucky winners who will receive a RBC prepaid credit card:
$1,000 - Anne Anderson
$500 - Andy Berthieaume
$250 - Greer
$150 - Jen Brook
$100 - Jill Bilyk
Ford Test Drive Cheque Presentation to the John McGivney Children's CentreTuesday, May 15, 2012
The John McGivney Children’s Centre is appreciative of the fundraising efforts of the University of Windsor Odette School of Business students who organized the Fort Test Drive initiative this past fall and helped to raise $3,700 for the Centre. We also thank Rose City staff and Ford Canada for supporting the John McGivney Children’s Centre in this fundraising project. Without support from organizations within our community, we could not offer the highest quality of services to children with disabilities.
Moramos Shrine Club of Windsor Donation to the CentreThursday, April 12, 2012
Don Warner, President of the Moramos Shrine Club of Windsor, along with several members of the club, presented a cheque for $10,000 to the Centre on April 10, 2012.
The money will help pay for swipe card access and automatic door openers for the splinting clinic, the Snoezelen room and the activities of daily living, an area designed for the testing and training of equipment used every day by the children. The areas were selected by the Shriners club based on the importance to the children, families and staff of the Centre.
This is the second partnership between JMCC and the Shriners. In 2010, the Centre was selected to participate in the Mocha Shriners Pediatric Telemedicine Service project.
The Centre sincerely appreciates the ongoing support and generosity of the Moramos Shrine Club of Windsor.