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$1.4m given to 27 community groups helping Halton Region residents

Halton Region

Almost $1.4 million in funding has been awarded by Halton Region for community programs and projects to help enhance the health and well-being for all Halton residents. This funding, offered through the Halton Region Community Investment Fund in one, two or three year grants, will support 27 programs that address mental health, prevent homelessness, support older adults, children and youth, and address other social needs of Halton’s residents.

This year, the following programs will receive funding from the Halton Region Community Investment Fund:

In addition to this program funding, 10 organizations will receive their second installment of a multi-year grant that was awarded in 2015. Next month, Regional Council will award an additional $200,000 to organizations that address food insecurity.

To learn more about the Halton Region Community Investment Fund and how it supports programs that address needs among residents that experience social inequities, visit halton.ca/investmentfund or dial 311.

 

I was inspired to seek public office because I believe, like so many of you, “I can do something about that” on the issues we face. As councilor, my role is to take a stand on what’s best for residents and go to bat for it. Pushback is inevitable from those who don’t have the community’s interests at heart. I will stand with you and for you, to achieve the best interests of our city, without caving to unacceptable compromise in the name of consensus.

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