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Very proud of our Rotary Club for sponsoring 640 meals for Mississauga residents in need yesterday through a partnership with Feed Mississauga.

Special thanks to Peel Regional Police and the Mississauga Fire Department for their help with loading vehicles, Mississauga Convention Centre for lending their facilities, and to Mayor Bonnie Crombie for her support.

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Club members from the Rotary Club of Mississauga-Meadowvale contributed funds to Feed Mississauga to provide 640 meals to Mississauga residents in need.

Feed Mississauga began as a special initiative to help families in Mississauga during the pandemic.

Our club was able to contribute funds that were raised through charity bingo at Rama Gaming (https://ramagaming.com/) and matched by a special Rotary district grant to fund 640 hot meals.

Our team was out at the Mississauga Convention Centre to help deliver the meals across the community. We received helping hands from Peel Regional Police and the Mississauga Fire Department.

A special visit from Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie was appreciated.

Our sincere thanks go to the team at Feed Mississauga, the Mississauga Convention Centre, Peel Regional Police, Mississauga Fire Department, and Mayor Bonnie Crombie.

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Our club is please to support the YMCA Teen Nights program.

The activities offered at Teen Nights are designed to help youth explore new interests, be leaders, have stronger community ties, and develop healthier, active lifestyles. 

This donation was made possible by our members volunteer efforts with the OLG Charitable Gaming at Rama Gaming House.

The Rotary Club of Mississauga-Meadowvale continues to support the Trillium Health Partners Foundation, with another $5,000 donation.  
 
In the last 12 months our club has donated at total of $10,000 that will be used to purchase a Hoyer lift for the benefit of patients receiving renal dialysis treatment at Credit Valley Hospital.
 
The funds were raised through our club's volunteer work with charitable gaming at Rama Mississauga.
 
Representatives in photo from right to left: Lesley Barmania (Rotary District 7080 Governor 2019-2020), Kathleen Cymek, CFRE (Senior Development Officer, Philanthropy Trillium Health Partners Foundation), Mario Caruso (Club President 2019-2020, Rotary Club of Mississauga-Meadowvale) and Brad Butt (Community Service Chair 2019-2020, Rotary Club of Mississauga-Meadowvale).
 
 
We are proud to be able to continue supporting Community Living Mississauga.  Today's $5,000 donation will be used towards the creation of the Parent Group support program.  It is facilitated by a parent – with support from the Manger of the Outcomes Support Team at Community Living Mississauga.
 
The donation was made possible by our members volunteering at RAMA Gaming Centre.  We have been support Community Living Mississauga since 2010 and to date we have donated $18,200 to this incredible organization.
 
Additional information about Community Living Mississauga can be found at:
Twitter - @clmississauga
facebook.com/communitylivingmississauga/
website – clmiss.ca
 
 
The Rotary Club of Meadowvale made a meaningful impact in our community this week.  The $2,000 donation to the Jordan's Sock Drive will translate into 3,540 pairs of socks to be used to assist the homeless in Mississauga.  Jordan, a 9 yr old community leader, collected 12,707 pairs of socks this year, doubling her goal of 5400.  Our club's contribution - approximately 30% of the total.
 
Jordan's mother, Shandelle (who is taking the photograph), is an empowered businesswoman who is a person of action; fully supporting Jordan philanthropic desires.
 
Watch the video of Jordan's big reveal of the total number of socks collected.
Rotary International President Ian Riseley issued a challenge to plant one tree for each Rotarian throughout the world. Ideally 1.2 million trees would be planted if the challenge was met.
 
On Sunday April 22nd, The Rotary Club of Meadowvale and other clubs in Mississauga got together to plant trees in celebration of earth day.
 
Mississauga Camp Enterprise is collecting sponsorships for this year's camp. Please review the attached Sponsorship Form
 
Close to 100 students will be attending 2018 Mississauga Camp Enterprise. MCE is a 3-day camp for students interested in entrepreneurship. Guest speakers will share real-life practical experience and offer tips on how to start a business. MCE has been operating each year for decades. It is 100% volunteer run. Please consider supporting this initiative with a $100 business card size ad in the camp program.
Brett Paveling spoke to our members about the various programs provided by Community Living Mississauga.  He also outlined how the support provided by the Rotary Club of Mississauga Meadowvale since 2010 has helped to fund some of the programs that are not funded by the government.
The Rotary Club of Mississauga-Meadowvale is proud to be one of the sponsors of this event to be held from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Saturday November 25, 2017 at the Harding Waterfront  Estate. This date is also the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
 
The Expressive Art Therapy Exhibit will contain works of art created by the women and children who have participated in the Expressive Art Therapy Program at Armagh. Each art piece will display a description outlining the meaning behind the art and describe how the art work helped them heal and recover from the devastating effects of abuse.  
 
The event goal is to raise awareness about issues of  abuse, domestic violence and the need for transitional housing in our community for this unique population, as well as raise funds to support vital programs and services offered at Armagh. Corporate support is key to accomplishing both.  
 
  1. Rotary Meadowvale supported The Dam by investing $3,000 in Dam’s programs.
  2. The Dam is a center located in Meadowvale. It provides a safe community for youth and young moms in need of positive and welcoming environment.
  3. The Dam’s programs include Drop-ins, dinner programs, outreach in schools, mentoring and more.
 

The project cleared the existing sand from the park and installed engineered wood fiber plus drainage to make it easier for wheelchair accessibility. We also installed a concrete ramp for easier access to the park and an accessible swing set to better support a person with a disability. The City of Mississauga installed armrests on the benches.

The project was completed in July 2016 and is now fully accessible to persons with disabilities.

 

Here is a map to the location of the park.

 

Al Munro led the club on a tour of Lake Wabukayne on September 13. We were shown the many improvements made to this area as a result of this community project involving our club, under the representation of Al Munro. Some of the improvements include a floating island, educational signs and park benches. Rotarian Jeff O'Leary also played an integral part is this collaborative project.

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