Community Living Upper Ottawa Valley894 Pembroke Street West
Pembroke, Ontario K8A 5P8
Phone: 613-735-0659
Fax: 613-735-1373


Random Acts of Kindness

As part of our 60th anniversary celebrations, our staff and those supported by Community Living are embarking on a campaign to do 60 random acts of kindness around the community! We'll list those great events here so you can see how we're doing!

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1. For National Volunteer Week this year, we provided our volunteers with thank you cards and letters and recognized them on the electronic sign outside our office. We also gave gift baskets to the volunteer members of the Board of Directors.

2. Free Washer Fluid Refills: For the people who drive others in our community to their medical and other appointments, we filled up washer fluid!

3. Gayle Cayen donated cookies at the Pembroke Craft and Vendor Show on April 21st.

4. Free Lunch: Who says there's no such thing as a free lunch? We dropped off free lunches at The Grind, Dad's Taxi, Danny's Taxi and Pembroke Hani-Bus as part of our Box of Possibilities annual fundraiser.

5. Movie Night: Community Living is giving away free tickets to the movie "Wonder."

6. Community Living sponsored the City of Pembroke's bridge flower box program.

7. Josh Woermke participated in the McDonald's McHappy Day as the volunteer Hamburglar on May 2nd.

8. On May 5th, CLUOV hosted a free community movie matinee at Troyes Cinema in Petawawa. The move "Wonder" was shown.

9. At the May 5th matinee, CLUOV held a draw for a prize package that included the Wonder DVD and snacks.

10. CLUOV brought Timbits to the Pembroke Regional Hospital for the emergency and medical nursing staff as part of Nursing Week in Ontario.

11. CLUOV staff and individuals supported by CLUOV helped the Pembroke BIA with clean up after the Downtown Connect Trade Show. (We also had a booth at the event!)

12. Clothing donations were collected for and delivered to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Renfrew County as part of a clothing drive on May 12.

13. CLUOV made a donation to the Canadian Tire JumpStart Foundation.

14. Members of CLUOV and people supported participated in a May community clean-up. Debris and garbage was picked up throughout the community.

15. Members of CLUOV and people supported participated in a June community clean-up. Debris and garbage was picked up throughout the community.

16. In support of Relay For Life, CLUOV staff and people supported purchased and decorated luminary bags.

17. CLUOV collected donations to the Renfrew County OSPCA electronics drive.

18. We spent some time at Soapy Joe's leaving Tide Pods attached to laundry machines for people doing laundry there. A card explained it was one of our Random Acts of Kindness.