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Annual General Meeting, September 22
You are invited to attend End Homelessness Winnipeg’s Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 from 2-3:30pm via Zoom. Learn about the work of End Homelessness Winnipeg over the past year, and meet the organization’s Board of Directors. All are welcome to attend and members are eligible to vote. Advance registration is required, so please click here to register.
Announcing Incoming CEO
End Homelessness Winnipeg’s Board of Directors has named Jason Whitford as incoming CEO of End Homelessness Winnipeg. Jason has served most recently as Executive Director of Shawenim Abinoooji, an organization offering support services and specialized foster care placements for children and youth with complex needs, and on-reserve foster care placement services throughout the Southeast First Nations to keep children close to home. He formerly worked as program manager at Eagle Urban Transition Centre, where he co-authored “Examining the Urban Aboriginal Policy Gap: Impacts on Service Delivery for Mobile Aboriginal Peoples in Winnipeg, Canada.” Jason is a graduate of the Business Administration program at Red River College and the Human Resource and Management program at the University of Winnipeg. He brings to this new role some first hand experience with End Homelessness Winnipeg, having served as Chair of the organization’s Board of Directors. Please join us in welcoming Jason to the role of CEO, starting October 4!
Bridge to Nowhere Ride, September 11
On Saturday, September 11th, 2021 a group of philanthropic cyclists will embark on a journey to put the brakes on homelessness in Winnipeg, with net proceeds to support Resource Assistance for Youth, Willow Place and Red Road Lodge. There are several ways to support this First Annual Ride:
Click Here to Register as a Rider
Click Here to Donate to a Rider or the Ride itself
Click Here to learn more about being a Corporate Sponsor
Vote Housing, September 20
The federal election is less than two weeks away. Join the national, non-partisan campaign to end homelessness and make housing safe and affordable for all in Canada! Vote Housing mobilizes Canadians across the country to ensure all political parties support making bold investments in affordable housing and ending homelessness. Click below to learn more.
Ekosani, Miigwetch, Maarsii, Thank you!