Inside Whitchurch-Stouffville 2016
Help us celebrate our 10th Annual Inside Whitchurch-Stouffville Festival.
Read a bit more about the various service groups, volunteer organizations and sports clubs that service the Town and hear how these groups help make Whitchurch-Stouffville a great place to live!
100 Women Who Care
We are passionate about local community causes and are committed to community service. We meet for just one hour every three months where, at each meeting, we jointly select a local charity or not-for-profit organization and write a $100 cheque (per person) to the selected organization. Our goal is to raise $10,000 four times per year for our local charities and not-for-profits!
- are committed to helping others in our community, but are stretched for time
- want to be part of a powerful group of local women making an immediate, direct and positive effect on the lives of our neighbours
- want 100% of your donations to go directly to local charities
- want to learn more about the many worthy community service programs and organizations supporting Stouffville
Then, come and join 100 Women Who Care Stouffville!
100 Kids Who Care
Welcome to the Stouffville chapter of 100 Kids Who Care!
We are a group of engaged, passionate, and generous children (aged 0-18 years) who want to give back to our community with our talent, time, and money. We believe that anyone can contribute regardless of age, race, gender, or the amount of money they have. We meet twice per year for an hour. At each meeting, we jointly select a local charity or not-for-profit organization and give $10 (per child) to the selected organization. Our goal is to raise $1,000 twice per year for our local charities and not-for-profits!
Together, SMALL voices and SMALL actions can make a BIG impact!
Please join 100 Kids Who Care Stouffville!
Community Living York South
Community Living York South is a not-for-profit organization that provides support services to children, youth, adults and seniors who have an intellectual disability and live in Southern York Region. Support is also provided to the families of those we support. We support people in directing their own lives and in promoting partnerships, opportunities, well-being, freedom and contributions in their community.
Women's Centre of York Region
The Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism
The Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism is a registered charity run primarily by volunteers. It promotes the principle of all cultures and religions moving together in harmony. The practice of Taoist Tai Chi™ arts provides deep relaxation, gives the body balance and strength, helps with pain, lifts the spirit. Practitioners experience profound improvement in their overall well-being.
York Region Crime Stoppers
Crime Stoppers is a partnership of the public, the police, and the media which provides the community with a proactive program for people to anonymously assist the police in solving crime. A reward is paid when the information provided by the tipster leads to the person(s) responsible for committing the criminal offence. Anonymous tips may be made by calling 1800222TIPS(8477), online at www.1800222tips.com or by text message, by starting your message with TIPYORK, then your tip information and send it to CRIMES(274637)
yorkworks Employment Services
yorkworks Employment Services is your local Employment Ontario Service Provider. We assist jobseekers with their employment, career and training needs. We also assist employers with their hiring and training needs. Our services are of no cost to the general public. Please drop into our centre (111- Sandiford drive, 2nd floor Stouffville) for a visit or contact us (905.640.2352) for more information
Evergreen Hospice provised community based support services to individuals and thier families in Makrham, Stouffville and Thornhill who are living with a life-threatening illness or coping with the death of a loved one.
707 Marion Orr CM Air Cadet Squadron
707 Marion Orr CM Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron provides young Canadians (male and female), ages 12 - 18 with the opportunity to participate in ceremonial drills, first aid, sports, citizenship events, a marching band with new equipment, biathlon and drill team. For more information, please check our website at www.707marion-orr-aircadets.com or check our voicemail message at (416) 229-0707.
Emmanuel International Canada
EICanada is an international, evangelical organization that assists communities worldwide through the agency of the churches in order to meet the needs of the poor. The programs we implement involve working in the areas of sustainable development, relief and rehabilitation, education, health, Christian outreach and more. EICanada has become a trusted means of connecting caring Canadians to these local community churches, giving them the tools to meet the needs of the people around them. To learn more, visit www.eicanada.org.
Whitchurch-Stouffville Swim Club
The Whitchurch-Stouffville Swim Club offers Competitive and Stroke Development Programs from Novice to National Level, as well as a Masters Program. Tryouts and Registration for the 2016-2017 Season will be held on Monday, September 26th from 4:00-5:30 p.m. at the Whitchurch-Stouffville Leisure Centre. Minimum requirement for Novice is age 7 and completion of Level 4. Swimmers should bring their bathing suits and goggles. For more information please visit our website! http://www.stouffvilleswimclub.com
York Regional Police
Our mission at York Regional Police is to ensure all our citizens feel safe and secure through excellence in policing. We are committed to engaging with our community, providing the most effective and efficient services possible. Through education, awareness and enforcement we have secured a reputation as one of the safest communities in Canada. Some of the YRP and community partner programs include Neighbourhood Watch, Project Lifesaver, and Crime Stoppers. For more information, please visit our website. www.yrp.ca
Stouffville Igoma Partnership
Since 2003, the Stouffville Igoma Partnership (SIP) has worked to deliver aid to Stouffville's adopted village of Igoma, Tanzania. In the year ahead, we will continue this exciting work in a number of ways. We will focus our efforts on supplying the newly constructed minor surgical theater at the Ufrafiki Health Clinic in Igoma with the equipment and supplies it needs. The clinic, which was built by SIP volunteers and includes a mother-baby center, will continue to operate 24 hrs a day to ensure the healthcare needs of Igoma residents are met. Furthermore, our child sponsorship program, I CARE, will continue to support over 100 children and their families each month by delivering basic necessities such as fresh food and healthcare. Finally, we will continue to distribute mosquito nets throughout the community to reduce the number of lives impacted by Malaria. There are many ways you can become involved in this exciting work. We are always looking for new volunteers here in Stouffville who have lots of energy and fresh ideas. As well, your monetary contributions will help us continue serving the needs of our adopted community. We encourage you to join hands with us to create hope to those in need.
1st Stouffville Scouts
1st Stouffville Scouts has a long history in Stouffville, going back to 1945. Our groups meet every week from September to June, and include age appropriate activities like crafts and hikes, and camping for the younger ages (Beaver-Scouts), moving into merit badges, frequent camps and outings as the youth move up to Cub-Scouts. Then onto orienteering, Challenge camps and more involved badges including the Chief Scout Award for Scouts. Our oldest age-group, the Venturer-Scouts. We have participated in Town events. All throughout the program, Community Services are stressed such as Earth Day tree planting at the Millard Reservoir, park cleanup, and Senior Centre visits, so as to build well-rounded helpful citizens. www.1stStouffvilleScouts.ca
Whistle Radio is a volunteer-driven, non-profit, community radio station working in partnership with the diverse community in Whitchurch-Stouffville. We provide official emergency broadcasting information, local news, events, weather, sports, public service announcements and a wide range of music and talk shows, on a 24/7 basis. Tune in to 102.9 FM or listen via the internet or smart phones on www.whistleradio.ca. Contact us via our website or call 905-640-0311.
Stouffville Theatre Company
Stouffville Theatre Company has been in existance for over three years and in that time has presented several full length plays, the comedy The Affections of May, by Canada' Norm Foster, and the drama PS. Uncle Angus written by Stouffville's own playwright Neil A. Marr. Coming this fall is Dial M for Murder by Frederick Knott.
STC from time to time also presents public staged play-readings. The theatre company also organized Wayne Emmerson's farewell event, and assisted with the Kate Gilderdale party last year at 19 on the Park.
Young Life - Stouffville
At Young life, we welcome, value and respect all teenagers and meet them on their own turf.
Young Life leaders strive to create meaningful, supporting, mentoring relationships with High School teens. Teens are listened to and can feel comfortable to ask any questions about life and faith.
Young Life is a positive influence in a teen's life which can help affect attitudes and future decisions in life.
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 459 - Stouffville, Ontario
Our mission is to serve veterans, which includes serving military and RCMP members and their families, to promote Remembrance and to serve our communities and our country. The Stouffville Legion was originally built in 1947, and has served as a centre for social activities and friendship - the current building was opened in 2011. The new facility continues the tradition of the original building while also serving as a memorial to Canadian war veterans - past, present & future. Visit the cenotaph, display cases and large banquet hall. 150 Mostar Street Phone: 905-640-1714 New members are also welcome from the public.
March of Dimes
York Region Lions Football