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PORCH Gathering 10-13-21

PORCH Gathering 10-13-21

PORCH gathering on 10-13-21

Going to be a beautiful fall gathering with our senior friends with apple cider, donuts and fall treats

If you know of a person who is lonely and can use a friendly face, please tell them about PORCH

Learn more about PORCH localimpactalliance.org/porch

Cheers to 15 Years

Cheers to 15 Years

Giving Hope, Women's Giving Circle was founded in 2006.
At that time, a group of local women philanthropists came together to establish the organization and encourage other women to join in philanthropic giving. Their early efforts were focused on helping in the local community, reaching and assisting women, children, and their families in need. For 15 years, Giving Hope, Women's Giving Circle has been accomplishing that objective and continues to develop women's philanthropy and meet needs through fundraising and grant making.
Gather to celebrate 15 years of Giving Hope!
The event will include:
-Gift Gathering for the Bottomless Toy Chest
-short business meeting
-pinning ceremony for members

Tickets are $35 and include plentiful appetizers and a champagne toast. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Buy Tickets

PORCH Gathering

PORCH Gathering

PORCH Volunteers are gathering to enjoy an evening with their Senior Friends on 9-15-21.

P = Providing

O = Others

R = Renewed 

C = Confidence

H = Hope

PORCH volunteers donate their time and spend it with people who are feeling lonely or are socially isolated.

Volunteering has many benefits, either on your own or a club or friends it benefits you too.

When you donate your time, skill, energy and enthusiaism, you benefit too!

Consider volunteering for PORCH, fill out application

PORCH volunteer visit 8-17-21

PORCH volunteer visit 8-17-21

PORCH Volunteers are going to Canton Place to visit their Senior Friends and have an evening of conversation, meeting and chatting!

PORCH is a volunteer program offering it's services in Canton free of cost to the community.

PORCH recruits volunteers 18 years and older who are able to donate their time and connect with people who are socially isolated or feeling lonely.

Findings of a need assessment conducted in Canton identified social isolation and loneliness faced by seniors as number 1 issue in the community.

PORCH was created to combat the problem of social isolation and loneliness.

If you want to be part of this program please fill out an application. A background check and a volunteer training is required, both provided by organization.

PORCH application 

PORCH visit 7-13-21

PORCH visit 7-13-21

Upcoming PORCH visit to Seniors on 7-13-21.

PORCH stands for providing others renewed confidence and hope. This program is part of Local Impact Alliance
Volunteers donate time and share some conversations with seniors.

The "PORCH" initiative aims to combat "an epidemic of loneliness" among seniors through weekly phone calls, home visits and community programs.
In every community there are people with lonely lives, but there are also people of good heart who want to help their neighbors in need.

PORCH has been created to bring people together.
Participation is open to everyone 18 and older, and is a wonderful opportunity to serve your community in a rewarding way.

A simple background check and training are requires for all PORCH volunteers. There is no financial obligation attached in becoming a PORCH volunteer and it is a free service to the community.
If you want to join PORCH, please fill out the application.

volunteer application

On this visit, Officer Patty Esselink will talk about Fireworks safety and summer safety issue 

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Giving Hope Summer Social 2021

Giving Hope Summer Social 2021

The Advisory Board of Giving Hope, Women's Giving Circle
Enthusiastically Invites YOU to attend our
In-Person Summer Social
Wednesday June 16th 6-8pm
on a beautiful and spacious, outdoor patio setting at Fox Hills Golf Course
As a special treat, one of our newest members,Kay Warnke, will be bringing a collection of her personally handmade
purses, totes, face masks and bags and has graciously offered to donate all sale proceeds to our "pass the purse" charity
Clean Love
The Clean Love Project is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to helping women and young girls feel clean, loved and empowered by distributing "Clean Love" hygiene kits to those who are homeless, live in poverty, or survivors of domestic violence. Most donations to shelters do not include feminine hygiene products, Clean Love kits do! These products help alleviate the stress that comes with a woman’s monthly cycle.
We hope that you will join us as we continue celebrating our 15th Anniversary of Giving Hope, Women's Giving Circle
COST: $30.
Includes a glass of wine, prepackaged light dinner, snacks and dessert.
(Meal and wine selections may be made during payment and registration.)
 RSVP by June 7th 


Giving Green for Giving Hope

Giving Green for Giving Hope


Thank you to all who joined us for our March 10th event.

This event was to benefit the endowment fund of Giving Hope, Women's Giving Circle.

The event featured a brief history of the GH endowment fund and how it makes it possible for the women of Giving Hope to accomplish our mission of helping local women, children and families in need.

Canton Community Foundation President Beth Meade explained the recent changes and the decision to partner with others to become the Local Impact Alliance.

Judges awarded two of our best dressed "lassies" special Irish libations. All attendees were entered into a drawing for gift cards to local shops and eateries - all donated by your GH Advisory Board Members.

Thanks to our generous sponsors and members, we were able to raise $

If you would like to give to the Giving Hope endowment fund, click here to be transferred to our donation page.

Giving a Harvest of Hope

Giving a Harvest of Hope

On Wednesday November 18th 2020 - Giving Hope, Women's Giving Circle hosted a special Zoom event Giving a Harvest of Hope which benefitted Open Door Ministries.

Ladies who participated were treated to a special tour of the Open Door facilities by Founder Steve Darr! It was wonderful to see how Open Door operated and realize how much Hope they Give our community!

Giving Hope, Women's Giving Circle is delighted to announce $1999 was raised to support the ongoing program.

Community Foundation Plymouth Events

Community Foundation Plymouth Events

The Community Foundation of Plymouth proudly granted out 23 scholarships to local students to assist with their academic futures.  The following video encompasses all of the scholarships awarded from the Community Foundation of Plymouth, the Canton Community Foundation, The Wilcox Foundation, and the Educational Excellence Foundation.  

Congratulations to the entire class of 2020.

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