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Raising funds with a meaningful run

Raising funds with a meaningful run

🕔13:08, 20.Apr 2018

Windsorites have raised significant funds for the local Ronald McDonald House through the Big Red Shoe Run organized by employees of the company that owns several McDonald’s restaurants.   The five kilometre run was held April 15 at Malden Park

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The youngest citizens of Windsor and Essex County are making a big impact for charities

The youngest citizens of Windsor and Essex County are making a big impact for charities

🕔18:20, 18.Apr 2018

By: Laurie Harrison Kids in Windsor and Essex County have been causing a stir and the community is taking notice. But they’re not causing trouble – far from it. Some as young as seven years old are walking into organizations with thousands of dollars, bags and bags

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Rocking for charity

Rocking for charity

🕔12:09, 23.Feb 2018

By Chelsea Girard Disaster Strike took the title of Rock for Dimes 2018 Champions at the annual fundraiser hosted by March of Dimes at Average Joes on Feb. 16. Rock for Dimes is the March of Dimes national fundraiser and

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Chatham lottery winner in cash dispute with former partner

Chatham lottery winner in cash dispute with former partner

🕔07:04, 17.Feb 2018

A $6 million Chatham lottery winner is in a legal battle with his former live-in partner over sharing his winnings. Leamington native Maurice Thibeault claimed more than $3 million from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. However, the good news

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Windsor Goodfellows’ most successful year yet, expect to feed many

Windsor Goodfellows’ most successful year yet, expect to feed many

🕔15:56, 17.Dec 2017

If the Windsor Goodfellows Club had its way, no one would be forced to go without food in this city again. On the heels of their most successful fundraising year in history, the Club has raised more than $287,000. That

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Local band performs to fund local charities

Local band performs to fund local charities

🕔15:23, 15.Dec 2017

A local band will be performing at Caesars Windsor later this month to raise money for local charities. In collaboration with local charities and food banks, St. Clair College and Caesars Windsor are teaming up with The S’aints for a concert

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Holiday concert to “sleigh” Windsor’s hunger crisis

Holiday concert to “sleigh” Windsor’s hunger crisis

🕔13:59, 8.Dec 2017

A local band is using music to “sleigh” Windsor’s hunger problem that organizers say is a crisis. The concert later this month will be headlined by The S’Aints, which produces and performs Christmas albums through St. Clair College to support

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Halloween Spooktacular

Halloween Spooktacular

🕔13:21, 20.Oct 2017

By Sreedha Varanasi   A local organization is welcoming Halloween with the spirit of giving. Transition to Betterness, a finalist for the 2017 Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Pillars of our Community Award, is hosting their second annual Halloween Spooktacular.

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Cycling for diabetes

Cycling for diabetes

🕔10:37, 17.Oct 2017

By March Ren What if people have a disease but no way to cure it? Type1 diabetes is a form of diabetes mellitus in which not enough insulin is produced and results in high blood-sugar levels in the body. The

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40th Detroit Free Press Marathon

40th Detroit Free Press Marathon

🕔13:14, 16.Oct 2017

By Shirley Feng The 40th Detroit Free Press Marathon was run this weekend between Detroit and Windsor, lasting for two days. The weekend of races kicked off with the American Home Fitness 5K and Meijer Kids Fun Run on Saturday,

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Save the date

Save the date

🕔12:48, 22.Sep 2017

By Chelsea Girard VegFest Windsor 2017 Have fun and become inspired! Come to at the WFCU Centre on Sunday, Oct. 1 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the second annual VegFest event. VegFest Windsor is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to celebrate kindness towards animals and living a healthy life. Experience a presentation by Ingrid

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The Drawer Boy, a modern Canadian classic

The Drawer Boy, a modern Canadian classic

🕔12:46, 22.Sep 2017

By Amos Johnson Ghost Light Players, a non-profit theatre organization, opens their third season with Michael Healey’s award-winning play, The Drawer Boy. The Drawer Boy follows the story of a young actor named Miles who moves in with two farmers,

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Remembering Mike Ilitch

Remembering Mike Ilitch

🕔13:52, 17.Feb 2017

Little Caesars founder and owner of the Detroit Tigers and Detroit Red Wings, Mike Ilitch, was rushed to a local Detroit hospital late Friday, Feb. 10 and died later that evening at the age of 87. In the public light,

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Shine the light

Shine the light

🕔11:10, 2.Dec 2016

By Chelsea Girard The University of Windsor Womyn’s Centre sold purple scarves to bring awareness to domestic violence. The Womyn’s Centre sold the scarves until the end of the November and all proceeds were donated to Hiatus House, a social

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Tie One On for the winter season

Tie One On for the winter season

🕔09:17, 11.Nov 2016

St.Clair College staff and students are gearing up for the winter season by wrapping the community up in coats. The second annual Tie One On campaign is helping the homeless by tying scarves and coats to trees throughout the Windsor-Essex

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Little Hands Kids for a Cause

Little Hands Kids for a Cause

🕔14:02, 28.Oct 2016

KiA Windsor Essex County support team is going the extra mile for children who are suffering life-threatening illnesses.  Little Hands Kids for a Cause was established in July 2014. The organization is focused on helping families financially and emotionally and they have

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The Final Run For Rocky

The Final Run For Rocky

🕔12:21, 21.Oct 2016

  The Run for Rocky, will be holding the run for the last time in 2017.   The Campana family, along with the Windsor Pride Community, Education and Resource Centre created the Run For Rocky, as the first of its

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Fantastic Fathers

Fantastic Fathers

🕔15:09, 14.Oct 2016

A local community group known as Fantastic Fathers Community Group recently held an event to raise money for families in need this Christmas. Earlier this month hundreds of families stood in line for hours at Colasanti’s Tropical Gardens to get their pictures

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Turkey giveaway at The Downtown Mission

Turkey giveaway at The Downtown Mission

🕔11:38, 14.Oct 2016

A local business owner continued his tradition of kicking off the season of giving by passing out free turkeys The Downtown Mission on Oct. 8. Andy Jun, owner of RENU Kitchen, has been donating the Thanksgiving turkeys to the Mission

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Furniture bank

Furniture bank

🕔13:47, 4.Mar 2016

By Alyssa Horrobin Windsorites are collecting furniture for a furniture bank project to help Syrian refugees settling into their new homes. The furniture bank is a project of the We Love Windsor organization, a group of churches in Windsor wanting

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