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Making an impact is something we are proud of

FirstOntario is committed to its communities and to being a good neighbour. Keep an eye out for initiatives and events we are supporting, whether it is through donations or the power of our Blue Wave employee volunteer team!

Upcoming Events

There are many other volunteer opportunities and upcoming events we are supporting. Remember to check back regularly for updates.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats Football Logo

Hamilton Tiger-Cats Home Games

Tim Hortons Field, Hamilton

Oskee wee wee! Join us in cheering on the Hamilton Tiger-Cats this season and stop by the FirstOntario Community Lounge on Level 2 of the east side stands at Tim Hortons Field.

Saturday, September 30
Ticats vs. Stampeders

Friday, October 13
Ticats vs. Lions

Learn more about FirstOntario’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats perks

Brantford Bulldogs Home Opener

Saturday, October 7
Brantford & District Civic Centre, Brantford

FirstOntario is proud to be the presenting sponsor for the Brantford Bulldogs and their 2023-2024 season home opener. Join us before the puck drop for the pre-game festivities. Go Bulldogs Go!

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Food4Kids Niagara Pack Night

Wednesday, October 11
Food4Kids, St. Catharines

Supporting food insecurity is important to FirstOntario. Food4Kids ensures children with limited or no access to food receive a package of food for the weekend. FirstOntario's Blue Wave employee volunteers are helping assemble the packages so they can be delivered on Friday.

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1st Annual Country Harvest Soup Fest

Wednesday, October 18
Event Court at The Pen Centre, St. Catharines

FirstOntario is pleased to support Bethlehem Housing and Support Services and the 1st Annnual Country Harvest Soup Fest fundraiser fueled by Empty Bowls. Guests will enjoy samples of gourmet soups during this lunch time event with proceeds supporting programs and services.

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BBBSOC Big Night Out Charity Ball, Halloween Bash

Saturday, October 21
Oxford Auditorium, Woodstock

FirstOntario is proud to support the 7th Annual Big Night Out Charity Ball. This is the largest fundraiser of the year that supports much needed funding for the 11 programs serving children and youth in Oxford County.

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Past Events

Take a look at the other community events we have supported recently.

Hope in Every Step – Halton Women's Place

FirstOntario was proud to sponsor Hope in Every Step in support of Halton Women's Place, a walk to end violence against women and show support for those affected by gender-based violence within our community. Team FirstOntario also walked in the fundraiser.

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Hope in Motion – Hotel Dieu Shaver

Hope in Motion is a mobility-inclusive event where you set the challenge and FirstOntario was proud to be a "motion" sponsor for the inaugural year that supported Hotel Dieu Shaver. FirstOntario's Blue Wave employee volunteers helped throughout the event.

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United Way Halton & Hamilton Plane Pull

UWHH held their 5th Annual Plane Pull where teams pull a plan 50 feet across the tarmac in the shortest amount of time. Team FirstOntario participated and helped raise over $4,400 for this important community organization.

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Great Tricycle Race - Haldimand Motors

For 24 years Haldimand Motors has been hosting the Great Tricycle Race to give back to their local community. Local service clubs race on tricycles to raise funds for local food banks. FirstOntario's Blue Wave employee volunteers were on hand to help with the activities.

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