Once a year, a ground-breaking, volunteer-driven, community-based initiative happens in Winnipeg. Service providers come together as a community to deliver essential, dignity-enhancing services for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

End Homelessness Winnipeg initiated the first Gizhe Waa Ti-Sii-Win Service Delivery Expo in partnership with the Manitoba Financial Empowerment Network and agencies in the homelessness service sector in 2018. The event name, Gizhe Waa Ti-Sii-Win, aptly means “working with love, kindness and generosity for others” in the Ojibwe language. The first annual Service Delivery Expo took place at the Neeginan Centre. More than 500 guests attended, with help from more than 100 volunteers. The second annual Gizhe Waa Ti-Sii-Win took place at the Salvation Army Weetmah in May 2019.  More than 700 guests participated in the second annual event.

The third annual Gizhe Waa Ti-Sii-Win Service Delivery Expo will take place on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at the RBC Convention Centre.

The success of this growing event demonstrates the need in our community as well as the challenges individuals experiencing homelessness can face in accessing supports and services. Through collective action, we know we can positively impact and transform our community and sustain change.

Join in!

be-our-guestAre you experiencing homelessness or at risk of being homeless and are in need of some support from the wide variety of services we offer?

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volunteers

Gizhe Waa Ti-Sii-Win offers a variety of shifts and roles as well as on-site orientation.
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The 2019 Expo was generously supported by community sponsors including:

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The North West Company, PCL,  RBC, The Asper Foundation, The Manitoba Federation of Labour, Real Canadian Wholesale, BikeValet Winnipeg, Tall Grass Prairie, G&L Sales Ltd., Eco-packaging, Compost Winnipeg, Tony’s Team Transport and Vivian Santos (City of Winnipeg)

For more information, email [email protected]

 

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