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Community Events

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.

Soupfest

Tuesday, February 27
Hamilton Convention Centre, Hamilton

FirstOntario is proud to support the 22nd annual Soupfest that raises funds for Living Rock Youth Centre, helping vulnerable youth between 13 and 25. FirstOntario's Blue Wave employee volunteers will also be on hand to help with the event.

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19th Annual Empty Bowls benefitting Bethlehem Housing and Support Services

Wednesday, March 6
Americana, Niagara Falls

FirstOntario is proud to sponsor this annual fundraising event where guests enjoy gourmet soup prepared by Niagara chefs and served in one-of-a-kind bowls. Guests take home the empty bowl as a continuous reminder of those who struggle to meet basic living needs in our very own community. FirstOntario's Blue Wave employee volunteers will also be on hand to help with the event.

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CAP 30th Anniversary Celebration

Friday, March 15
Royal Canadian Legion, Hamilton

Join in commemorating three decades of service and the strength of those that Cancer Assistance Program has helped. FirstOntario is proud to sponsor this fundraising event that includes games, live music and a light buffet. FirstOntario's Blue Wave employee volunteers will also be on hand to help with the event.

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Past Events

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

Sleepless in Our Cities

FirstOntario was proud to support this annual event and support Hamilton Tiger-Cat participation where community members sleep in their cars to raise awareness about homelessness.

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Coldest Night of the Year

The Coldest Night of the Year Walks help raise funds for charities serving people experiencing homelessness, hurt and hunger. FirstOntario was proud to sponsor several partners and join in walks across our communities.

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Out of the Cold Dinner

The Out of the Cold Program supports the homeless and hungry of St. Catharines and provides a hot, nourishing meal and overnight shelter to the less fortunate. FirstOntario provided the hot dinner and Blue Wave employee volunteers to help portion the meal.

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Food4Kids Niagara Paddle Party

A cross between an auction and a raffle, Food4Kids Niagara hosted a Paddle Party in support of kids in Niagara. FirstOntario Blue Wave employee volunteers were on hand to help with the event.

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