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DONATE

Thank you for considering a gift to Community Living Greater Sudbury. Your donation stays 100% local and benefits people in our community with intellectual disabilities.

Giving to Community Living Greater Sudbury is simple. There are many options for you to choose from.

In Memoriam Donations

Many families request that relatives and friends make an In Memoriam donation when they lose a loved one. It’s a meaningful way to express sympathy to the bereaved family. Community Living Greater Sudbury will send the bereaved family a letter acknowledging your donation. A receipt for all donations above $20 is issued to the donor for income tax purposes. Our In Memoriam cards are available by calling Robert Nanka-Bruce at 705-671-7181 ext 213.

By Phone
You can make your ongoing pledge or one-time pledge using your credit card and calling Robert Nanka-Bruce at 705-671-7181 ext 213.

Online
In a world where you can make travel arrangements online, and even buy groceries online, it’s simple now to do your charitable giving online. It’s easy, quick and secure. CanadaHelps.org is a public charitable foundation created to accept donations for over 80,000 charitable organizations throughout Canada.

In Person
Please visit our office at 303 York Street to make a donation in person. We are open Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

By Mail
Please download our printable Donation Form, complete it and mail it with your cheque, or credit card information to:
Community Living Greater Sudbury

303 York Street
Sudbury ON
P3E 2A5

or Fax it with credit card information to 705-671-1238

 

Need More Information? Have Questions?

Contact:

Viviane Lapointe
Executive Director
Email: vlapointe@clgs.ca

HOST AN EVENT

As a charitable organization, we rely on the kindness and generosity of our community to help us fund some of our services.

If our cause is near and dear to you, feel free to contact us about how you can organize an event. We will offer our full support and any materials or resources to help you.

Here are some examples of events you might like to host:

A bake sale
Host a BBQ or Ice cream day in the summer
Hot chocolate day in the winter
Host a dinner
To discuss any event hosting ideas, contact Viviane Lapointe at vlapointe@clgs.ca

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

We are always open to creating new partnerships! Event sponsorships provide an excellent opportunity for local businesses, corporations and individual people to show their support for a cause that speaks to them on a personal level.

Whether your company’s strategic goals involve raising public awareness or building a positive public image, we offer some of the best vehicles for your sponsorship dollars. We will gladly work with you to customize sponsorships to meet your goals.

Here are some ideas for corporate events your business may want to host:

Walk/Run marathons
Golf Tournaments
Radiothon
Dress Down Days
BBQs
Bonspiels

Contact Viviane Lapointe at vlapointe@clgs.ca for more information.

HIRE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY

At Community Living Greater Sudbury, we are committed to supporting people with intellectual disabilities in securing opportunities for paid work.

Why hire a person with a disability?

  • According to a DuPont study of employees, those who have a disability scored average, or above average in attendance ratings.

  • A Harris study found that 39 percent of workers who have a disability to be more reliable than other workers.

  • 97 percent of workers who have a disability rate as average to above average in terms of safety on the job.

  • As Employees: People who have disabilities are an untapped labour pool of dedicated and reliable individuals in your community. They work hard, perform well on the job and have excellent attendance ratings.

What are the benefits?

  • Reduce turnover in your staff

  • Reduce time and cost in recruiting new employees

  • Recruitment of dedicated, honest and skilled employees

  • A diverse workforce representing the community

What can Community Living Greater Sudbury provide you?

  • We provide individual, on site job training and follow up supports

  • We help you access federal and provincial government incentives

  • Matching of skills with your needs

Employer Resource Information

Service Canada

If you are a business interested in learning more about the opportunity to provide meaningful employment to someone we support, please contact Pam Patry at ppatry@clgs.ca

BECOME A MEMBER

You can make a difference!

Since 1963, Community Living Greater Sudbury has been committed to supporting people who have an intellectual disability. Our Association was formed by caring families and volunteers and today –over 55 years later — we strive to have their voices present in how we shape our supports and services. We actively encourage and benefit from the input of family members, self advocates, volunteers, community organizations and businesses.

A membership will provide you with a voice in how we support people with developmental disabilities. Your membership provides you the opportunity to vote at our Annual General Meeting held each year in June. Help our membership grow and remember Community Living Greater Subdbury means inclusion, belonging and opportunities for all people!

VOLUNTEER

Why Volunteer?

According to a survey conducted by Stats Canada, 68% of volunteers said that volunteering helped them develop better communication skills. Volunteering provides you with opportunities to share your creativity and energy in an enjoyable and meaningful way. And you make new friends with similar interests along the way!

Many of the volunteer opportunities with Community Living Greater Sudbury will fulfill the 40-hours of community volunteer experience that is required in order to obtain an Ontario Secondary School Diploma.

To find out more about the volunteer opportunities available, please contact:

Viviane Lapointe
Executive Director

vlapointe@clgs.ca

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