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The Good And The Giving: 3 Ways To Help This Weekend in Barrie


Although there are alot of events to keep you busy Friday through Sunday, there’s always an opportunity to do something for the greater good.

Take a few minutes out of the weekend to support some local causes!

Such as…


Giving Back Project National Adoption Weekend

Are you on the search for a forever furry friend or helping a pet in need ? October 11th-13th is the “Giving Back Project” National Adoption Weekend at Pet Valu.

Meals will be available to donate all month long to local rescues to pets in need!

A litter drive with be held all weekend long. Donations will be given to Furry Friends to help with kitties in need

Sending Thanks with Papyrus

Head to Chapters/Indigo on Saturday October 12, 2019 from 1-4pm in the Paper Shop for the ‘Sending Thanks with Papyrus’ event. Take a moment to connect with someone you love anywhere in the world, and Papyrus will pay the postage!

Thanksgiving is a perfect time to reach out and show your gratitude or connect with someone special around the globe. Get creative at our crafting station and design and send beautiful cards.Drop your fully addressed cards into the Papyrus mailbox and we will mail on your behalf.


Peer to Peer Social

A weekly social group for individuals with any disability dealing with daily life circumstances. Peers support each other by openly discussing concerns, challenges and ideas in a safe, non-judgemental informal setting. Held at Creating Connection in Barrie.

Wheelchair entrance at Door 5
Group meets in The Ed Gilbert Room – 345

For more information:


If you have a charity to publicize or fundraiser in the Barrie area coming up, we want to know about it! Send an email to [email protected] or contact us through our website! 

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