December 10-21, 2018



  • December 4th, 2017

    What is #12days4good?

    The #12days4good social media campaign was first launched by House of Friendship, inspired by the giving spirit during the holiday season, inviting local communities to give back through simple good deeds for 12 consecutive days in December. Simple good deeds can impact our communities in amazing ways! Earlier this year, House of Friendship approached Kindred […]

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  • December 22nd, 2017

    Impacting the World in Amazing Ways!

    The Kindred Charitable Fund is an endowment that offers annual project grants to churches and charitable organizations. Established in 1999, with an initial endowment of $360,000 to Abundance Canada, the endowment has distributed almost $750,000 to over 135 churches and charities in our communities. To ensure the fund’s long-term growth, Kindred donates 1% of pre-tax […]

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  • December 20th, 2017

    Canadian Foodgrains Bank Envisions a World Without Hunger

    At Canadian Foodgrains Bank, our vision is a world without hunger. We are constantly humbled at the compassion and generosity of Canadians who are so willing to help those who are hungry overseas. Each year, Canadians across the country come together to help us realize our vision. Churches, communities, businesses and individuals all support the […]

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  • December 19th, 2017

    Peace, Dignity and Respect. Reflection by Hospice of Waterloo Region

    Peace, Dignity and Respect – such beautiful and meaningful concepts in relation to those we are privileged to serve at Hospice of Waterloo Region. The hospice movement has long been associated with a desire to bring peace to those journeying at end of life. In the words of Dame Cecily Saunders, founder of the modern […]

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  • December 16th, 2017

    What it means to ‘do good’ | #12days4good

      Giving back and trying to good in my community is something that’s been deeply ingrained in me from a young age. I’ve spent decades learning a lot of good but also hard lessons along the way about what it means and looks like to work towards just communities/society for all.   Now in its […]

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  • December 15th, 2017

    What can we achieve?

    After over a year of seeing so much seemingly negative news about our world, it’s not hard to feel like we are entering into some sort of dark time. That perhaps there is less good in this world now than there once was. It is easy for us to let the gloomy headlines influence our […]

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  • December 13th, 2017

    Many hands make light work – House of Friendship

      Many hands make light work. This common saying is at the heart of the Do Gooder philosophy – if we all pitch in, our combined efforts make a community where all can belong and thrive, a just community where no one is left out. The “many hands” approach was fully evident at this week’s […]

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  • December 12th, 2017

    The Centre for Peace Advancement: doing good for me and you

    The Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement (CPA) is thrilled to be in partnership with the Kindred Credit Union for this 12days4good challenge. The peacebuilders who call the CPA home will be taking part in an act of collective advocacy during these 12 days. Our diverse community will gather to write letters to our political leaders […]

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  • December 11th, 2017

    SWR loves Waterloo Region!

      Sustainable Waterloo Region (SWR) is a not-for-profit social enterprise that works with organizations across Waterloo Region to help them reduce their impact on the environment in measurable ways that are good for business. We provide support, resources, recognition and networking events that focus on areas such GHG emissions, waste diversion, water management, employee commuting, […]

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