Tag: generosity

Spring Dinner Highlights

https://www.ispeech.org Saturday May 5th was Oak Table's 4th Spring Fundraising Dinner. It was a wonderful celebration with delicious food and entertainment. Two hundred and seventy five tickets were sold to support Oak Table. Those in attendance were treated to a soft launch of the new Augustine Centre Project which...

Oak Table Volunteers win Mayor’s Award!

iSpeech  Today Oak Table Volunteers were awarded the Mayor's Award for Volunteerism! What Mayor Brian Bowman had to say, "Volunteers are key to a strong community. Their generosity in providing time, talents, skills, and goodwill not only helps build a stronger City, but also makes Winnipeg a place we...

No One to Notify

iSpeech.orgThe air was filled with excitement, as those guests who signed up for Beach Day confirmed the details. "What time should I be here?", "How many are going?" "What time does the bus leave?" "What are we having for lunch? were common questions. Anxiety leaked through for a few...

Cash or stuff?

Text to SpeechLately I've watched some pretty pointed and even rude videos telling people to quit giving cans of food and socks to food banks -the message is clearly, "JUST GIVE CASH!" Small non-profits like the Oak Table generally receive 2 or 3 types of donations. 1) General donations,...

Fun in the Sun!

iSpeechMany of us can remember the words, "let's go for a drive" spoken in our families. It may have included an exploration of country roads and vacated houses on a summer or autumn afternoon. It may have included a swim in a local lake, or the inevitable trip that...