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SVP Teens and COVID-19: Perseverance through the pandemic

Posted by marketing

The second installment in a three-part series documenting the SVP Teens program, we take a deep dive into the group's COVID-19 response, their quick transition to online work, and the program's continued impact on Waterloo Region during these difficult times. Read More »

Reflecting on the 2019-20 year for SVP Teens: A true step forward

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The first installment in a three-part blog series highlighting SVP Teens, some of the group's key figures reflect upon what was a banner year for the program: discussing highlights, challenges, and the ingredients that make the organization like no other. Read More »

Becoming a better ally – Update from our ED

Posted by abwr

SVP staff, our Board, and many committee members are working hard to develop authentic opportunities to bridge our Partnership and the Region’s charitable sector. Below are some resources around how to support Black families and communities in Waterloo Region and beyond. Read More »

We’re Hiring: Marketing & Events Coordinator (10-week contract, Canada Summer Jobs)

Posted by abwr

Want to use your content creation and design skills to strengthen Waterloo Region's charitable sector? The Marketing & Event Coordinator is a 10-week contract role that will provide marketing, event, and operations support to SVPWR’s programming and special events, and is funded in cooperation with the 2020 Canada Summer Jobs Program. (UPDATE: hiring closed; no longer accepting resumes. Thank you to everyone who applied!) Read More »

For these kids, the future is now – Exchange Magazine Feature

Posted by abwr

SVP Teens were featured in Exchange Magazine's April 2020 edition! Thank you to the Exchange team for featuring us in your Intelligent Philanthropy issue. Read More »

$800,000+ in support announced for Waterloo Region’s charitable sector

Posted by abwr

$800,000 is being distributed to 43 charities across Waterloo Region in response to applications to the COVID-19 Community Response Fund. This funding is being directed to charitable organizations working with vulnerable populations across Waterloo Region. It will assist organizations that expressed urgent need to continue providing front-line social services through essential programming, mental health and wellness supports, shelter, as well as health and safety for charitable front-line workers. Read More »

Looking Back and Planning Forward

Posted by abwr
train tracks!

To help SVP Waterloo Region prepare for our 2020 granting year, I looked into how past crises have impacted charitable giving. Read More »