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ACM 2024 recap

Thank you to everyone who attended our Annual Community Meeting June 27, 2024. The Foundation and Rossbrook House boards shared their reports with the community.   Read the annual report. Click here. Read the Foundation’s community report. Click here. We heard from Executive Director, Patty Mainville and Rossbrook House board president, Karen Cook, Foundation Chair, Larry McIntosh, plus Gil Grenier shared financial information from 2023/24. Melissa Dvorak thanked retiring board members and Leslie Galloway presented the volunteer award. We also celebrated board members, staff, volunteers, and participants.   Kiwanis Club of Winnipeg received the Leslie Galloway Volunteer Award for many
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No Child Alone Dinner 2024 Thank You

Celebrating the words that Sister MacNamara spoke many years ago, ‘No child who does not want to be alone, should ever have to be’… at a fundraising dinner. The No Child Alone Dinner was created to celebrate the first 40 years of Rossbrook House in 2016. Since then, the Foundation has held a few more dinners, with the latest happening just last week.   Autumn kept the evening on track as the emcee. Both she and Asher shared their inspiring experiences with Rossbrook House. “Being a part of something like Rossbrook House gives me a purpose in life to continue
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Upcoming Events

We’d love to see you at our community or fundraising events. There’s always so much going on at Rossbrook House. We’re open every day with programs and activities for children and youth. As of June 28, Rossbrook House will be open 24 hours for children and youth, ages 6 to 24, until school starts up again in the fall. Stay tuned to our social media and this website to hear about other events.   Sign up for our newsletter.   Read more in this article!   Click here to donate today!  
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Confused by legacy gifts?

To assist with ensuring the best stewarding of Rossbrook House supporters and donations, Rossbrook House Foundation is a proud member of the Canadian Association of Gift Planners (CAGP) Manitoba Chapter. “CAGP Manitoba is the province’s premier organization for fundraisers and professional advisors who support their donors and clients to make philanthropic planned and legacy gifts.”   Wait, aren’t planned and legacy gifts the same thing?  While legacy gifts are planned gifts, they are not the only type of planned gift. Another way to think of planned giving is as strategic charitable giving. “Strategic charitable gift planning is a donor-centred process of
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We All Win winter raffle

  Win Big & Support Children and Youth! You could win up to $5,000 for as little as $5 while supporting Rossbrook House programs and activities for children and youth! Ticket sales are now closed. Thank you to all who supported Rossbrook House through the Rossbrook House Foundation’s We All Win raffle. Congratulations to Shirley Perreault who has won half the pot of $4,505.00. 1 for $5 | 10 for $20 | 50 for $50 Final Draw | Fri Mar 29, 2024 at 9 am (CST) You could win 50% of the ticket sales!   Congratulations to Catherine McKinnon on
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No Child Alone Dinner 2024

  2024 No Child Alone Dinner in support of Rossbrook House April 25 | Caboto Centre 5:30 doors open/pre-dinner reception 6:30 event start Join Us Dinner Tickets $175 | Patron Tickets $300 | Corporate Tables $3,500 All include a partial tax receipt following CRA regulations. Patron tickets receive text recognition in the event program. Corporate Tables seat 10 & purchasers receive text recognition on their table, on this webpage (see below), and in the event program.   Unable to attend but still want to support? Click here to donate! Tax receipts will be issued after the event, following CRA regulations, for
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Make a Difference this December

  Rossbrook House gave me a second chance at life. Gangs, crime, and poverty made it tough to grow up in the inner city. For my siblings and me, Rossbrook House was a safe place to go after school and on weekends. We had meals and fun activities! My childhood was not the greatest, but every day that I walked through those doors, I felt at home. Rossbrook House helped me to feel like a ‘regular kid’.  I am a former staff and participant of Rossbrook House. Growing up in the neighborhood was very tough, with a lot of gangs,
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Open House 2023

  Thank you to all who attended! Click here to read what CBC Manitoba had to say about the 2023 Open House and Scholarship Celebration! Thursday, November 2 at 11am, 658 Ross Avenue   Learn more about Rossbrook House and our three off-campus school programs. Purchase handmade crafts from the three school programs.   The scholarship celebration begins at 1pm. Join us as we celebrate the students in the Rossbrook House community.    
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