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Miracle Plane Pull for MacKids

Date: 6/5/2016
Join the 4th annual Miracle Plane Pull for MacKids in support of McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation! Help us exceed our $40,000 goal by registering and donating today at www.mackids.ca/planepull.

MacKids Walk & Wheel

Date: 6/4/2016
Join the festivities on Saturday, June 4, 2016, as McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation hosts the fifth birthday of MacKids Walk & Wheel, brought to you in conjunction with presenting partner Mercedes-Benz Burlington.

Hamilton Victory Gardens

Hamilton Victory Gardens is a not-for-profit charitable corporation dedicated to using volunteers to develop sites, build raised garden beds, plant, tend and harvest fresh local produce which is donated to local food banks and meal programs


START A BIG BIKE TEAM TODAY! Enjoy the most fun you can have on wheels while making a big impact in your community. Ride the 29 seat Heart & Stroke Big Bike and support heart and stroke research. Thursday, May 6 - Tuesday, June 21 2016.



Dundas Swimming Lessons

Atlantis School of Swim offers swimming lessons for all ages and skills.

Walk Day Event Volunteer - Hamilton Location

Various Walk Day event roles - Please contact Danila Scornaienchi, Manager Community Development - The Arthritis Society dscornaienchi@arthritis.ca or call 905-632-9390 xt. 1312.

Hamilton-Niagara Brain Tumour Walk

Date: 5/29/2016
Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada will be holding their 11th annual walk in Hamilton-Niagara at Dofasco Park - FH Sherman Rec Centre.

Walk With Edith

Edith is a 4.5 year old girl with Spastic Diplegia Cerebral Palsy. She has been approved for a life-changing surgery that will help her to walk unassisted. We need help to raise the funds as it is not covered by OHIP.

Mind over Clutter Speaker Presentations

Need help with reducing the M.E.S.S. in your S.P.A.C.E.? Learn about ways to declutter your home or office, manage your time and develop great systems and routine to support the life you envision

The House Purger - Speaker Presentations

Moving a loved one from their family home, keeping a Hoarder safe & healthy, sorting through their personal things or tossing treasures can be overwhelming - for everyone. Most people don't know where to begin.

Volunteer Opportunity: Lynne's Legacy Run

There are a variety of jobs available - race kit distributor, clean up crew, award assistant, etc. See website for entire list

The Bridge, Prison to Community Volunteers

The Bridge House houses up to 6 men upon release from jail. The goal is to provide housing while these men stabilize enough to obtain housing and jobs. There is an Occupational therapist , education and Family Support and other programs.

Volunteer Hamilton

Volunteer Hamilton has over 200 member agencies who post their volunteer opportunities on their online database.

Native Plant Sale

April 23rd, 2016 at the RBG Rock Garden Parking Lot. 9AM-12PM Purchase native plants, trees and shrubs for your garden from many of the region’s native plant vendors

AbleLiving Services- Thrive Group

AbleLiving provides to assistance with activities of daily living using the independent living philosophy to adults with physical disabilities and the elderly. We look for volunteers to work one to one with our clients.

Brian Lee Griffith Guitar Bursary

This bursary is set up in the memory of Brian Griffith and is intended to foster Rock, Jazz, Funk and Blues inspired music with an emphasis on improvisation in Hamilton and the surrounding area.

Multiple Sclerosis Society - Hamilton/Halton Chapter

The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada is the source of accurate, up-to-date information about MS, the most common neurological disease affecting young adults in Canada.

Junior Humane Program

Junior Humane is a great way for children to start learning about the SPCA and animal care in a fun and educational setting. We now have three different exciting sessions for each age group, allowing children to get more in depth knowledge

Green Venture

Green Venture is a Hamilton-based not-for-profit organization dedicated to finding positive, practical and enduring ways to make our community the most environmentally-friendly place to be, every single day.

Canadian Orpheus Male Choir

The Canadian Orpheus Male Choir (COMC) is a registered charity that was was founded in Hamilton in 1977. The COMC sings in 4-part harmony, giving concerts to support charitable causes, to promote community-building, and to entertain.


Indwell is a Christian charity that creates affordable housing communities that support people seeking health, wellness and belonging. Our vision is hope and homes for all and our values are dignity, love and hope.

Networking/LinkedIn Workshop

Learn different networking strategies to help with obtaining employment. Please call The YMCA Employment Services 905-690-9927 to register. Date: January 27, 2015 Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm

Interview Skills Workshop

Learn how to prepare effectively for an interview to get the job that you want! Please call The YMCA Employment Services at 905-690-9927 to register. Date: January 22, 2015 Time: 10:00am-11:00am

NFP Section on ServiceOntario

The site features information on government open call programs for funding, how to start and manage a not-for-profit organization, a section to help organizations understand the laws that affect the sector, research and much more.

Doctors Without Borders

Help Doctors without Borders on the front line of the fight against Ebola

Minds In Need of Attention

MINA's vision is to live in a world where mental health isn't the elephant in the room. Our mission is to encourage youth to take an active role towards their mental health.

Resume/Cover Letter Workshop

Need help with your resume and cover letter? Learn how to make an effective resume and cover letter by attending this workshop! Please call 905-690-9927 to register. Workshop will be held on Thursday November 13 from 10:00am-11:00am.

Microsoft Excel Computer Workshop

Attend this workshop to learn the basic features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Please call 905-690-9927 to reserve your spot. Registration is required. Space is limited. Workshop will be held on November 10 from 2:00pm-3:00pm.

Job Search Skills Workshop

Need help with your resume and cover letter? Learn how to make an effective resume and cover letter by attending this workshop! Workshop will be held November 4 from 2:00pm-3:00pm. Please call 905-690-9927 to register.

Microsoft Word Computer Workshop

Come to this workshop to learn some of the basic features of Microsoft Word 2010. Registration is required. Please call 905-690-9927 to reserve your spot. Space is limited. Date: Monday October 6, 2014 Time: 2:00pm- 3:00pm

This Is #HamOnt, Radio Show

This Is #HamOnt is a weekly radio show on McMaster University's 93.3 CFMU focused on life in Hamilton and how people and organization are making the city a better place to live, work, and play.

HBSPCA Children's Program Facilitator(s)

Junior Humane is a great way for children to start learning about the SPCA and animal care in a fun and educational setting. Great volunteer experience for teachers, child & youth workers or ANYONE that wants to work with children!


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Young Life Hamilton

Young Life is a non-denominational Christian outreach organization focused on moving into the gaps in the lives of youth offering unconditional friendship, a belief and value in their individuality, while providing a safe space to risk...

Hamilton Arts Council

An not for profit organization committed to connecting artists, creating opportunities and inspiring change.

Hamilton Halton Niagara TSFC Chapter

The Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada (TSFC) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for those with or affected by Tourette Syndrome and its associated conditions.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Hamilton

Our mission is to provide a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life. We currently serve over 4,000 members

Cystic Fibrosis Research

Shinerama found its name when students used to shine clients shoes in exchange for donations going toward Cystic Fibrosis Research. Cystic Fibrosis is a disease without a cure. Please help us by donating at the link provided. Thank you!

Manta Contemporary

Manta Contemporary is a contemporary art gallery in downtown Hamilton featuring emerging & established artists.

Mad Students Society

Mad Students Society, created in 2005, is a community of students who are attending or planning to attend post-secondary or adult education institutions and have personal past/present experiences with psychiatric/mental health systems.