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Wrap up the Year by giving back!

Posted by Mary Palka.

Are you in the mood to give back this holiday season? If so, your donations must be made by midnight on Dec. 31 in order to get a 2015 tax credit. As the year draws to a close, we hope that you will again consider making a tax-deductible donation to N2N. It has been your…
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Christmas Drive Shortfall

Posted by Neighbour to Neighbour Development.

Unseasonably warm weather is hurting Neighbour to Neighbour’s Christmas Drive. Most people across Ontario are wishing for snow at Christmas, even if just for one day. Neighbour to Neighbour Centre is asking everyone to wish a little harder this year, as monetary donations to their Christmas Drive are coming in significantly slower than in previous…
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Hunger Awareness Week

Posted by Mary Palka.

This year during Hunger Awareness Week (Sept. 21 – 25), Neighbour to Neighbour Centre will be interrupting our fascination with food to instead bring focus to hunger. Canadians are obsessed with talking about the food we’re cooking and the meals we’re having. Trending hashtags like #foodie, #nomnomnom and #yummy are common in our food-crazed lives.  …
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Smashing success!

Posted by Neighbour to Neighbour Development.

Thank you once again Hamilton. This past Saturday we sure did “Stuff the Bus”. Our previous record for a one day STB event was $311 and 3,100 lbs. At the very same location as that previous record, Freshco Upper Gage and Rymal we set a record that will be hard to beat, 6,303 lbs and…
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Best ever Golf Tournament

Posted by Neighbour to Neighbour Development.

It took us a week but we do have a very special number which isn’t quite firm but will be when a few more dollars come in, and a few more go out. Our 18th annual Golf Classic, one of our biggest fundraisers of the year brought in $48,400 dollars last year. We want to…
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The City celebrates it’s Seniors

Posted by Neighbour to Neighbour Development.

A terrific evening last night for 9 seniors who won awards at the City of Hamilton’s annual Senior of the Year Awards Gala. One of them our very own Dave Watts who won the Behind the Scenes Award for being one of Neighbour to Neighbour’s longest serving volunteers at 23 years and counting. Congrats Dave…
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Thank you volunteers!!!

Posted by Neighbour to Neighbour Development.

  It’s National Volunteer Week and so to honour our volunteers we held a service awards luncheon this past Friday. A very nice, if I might say so gathering. We have a hard core group of 350 volunteers who help us week in and week out whether as tutors, in resource counseling or in the…
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Diamonds in the rough!

Posted by Neighbour to Neighbour Development.

Thank you Hamilton and the readers of Hamilton Community News. We are pleased to announce that we at Neighbour to Neighbour Centre have won three Reader’s Choice categories. BEST LEARNING CENTRE…………. DIAMOND 1ST PLACE! BEST TUTORING SERVICE………… DIAMOND 1ST PLACE! BEST BOOK STORE (USED)………..DIAMOND 1ST PLACE! Your loyalty to and support of Neighbour to Neighbour…
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We need your help!!

Posted by Neighbour to Neighbour Development.

Despite the success of recent food drives we are unfortunately here to ask you again for your help. Demand has not decreased in fact with the recent announcements regarding chain closures in this country we are already feeling the ripple effects. if you can, can you please help us with these commodities, because our shelves…
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Thank you Hamilton!

Posted by Neighbour to Neighbour Development.

The Coldest Night of the Year on Hamilton Mountain was once again a smashing success. I want to thank this long list of sponsors and contributors, and then show you some pictures. Here goes. –Title Sponsor and Goods and Services Sponsor;  Fortinos –Event Sponsor; Maple Leaf Foods –Goods and Services Sponsors;  Tim Horton’s and G.T.French…
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