Pelham Cares Inc.

Pelham, Ontario Canada

 

 

 
Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer Forms

The following Volunteer forms are available:


Did You Know
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In 2016 Pelham Cares had 63 registered volunteers serving the families of Pelham, with many more assisting at the Annual Pelham Community Food Drive held in December!


Our Volunteers....

- logged 4,740 volunteer hours

- drove over 25,844 kilometers

- sorted and organized thousands of pounds of food, donated by our generous community

- packed and distributed 366 food hampers to over 60 Pelham families

- packed and distributed 109 holiday hampers to our families

- completed 388 drives, safely assisting our clients to and from medical appoints within and outside of the Niagara Region

- shopped for perishable food items, included in our weekly food hampers

- wrote over 500 thank you notes to our valued donors

- picked-up hundreds of boxes used to store and deliver food

- organized a major fundraising event

- attended meetings, workshops, and conferences, on behalf of Pelham Cares

- attended numerous community events, representing Pelham Cares

 

Thank you to all of our volunteers...we could not do it without YOU!


Celebrating Our Volunteers

The Ontario Volunteer Service Awards

The Ontario Volunteer Service Awards are a way for the government to recognize volunteers for their undeniable contributions. The awards are also a way to thank volunteers for their continuous years of commitment and dedicated service to a group.  Award winners received pins and certificates recognizing their commitment, energy and years of service in the community.


2017 Recipients - Carole Chapman [15], Jane Gilmour [15], William (Bill) Lamb [5], Ross McCarthy [20], Keith Moore [10], 

Holly Swan [20]


2016 Recipients - Marty Kicul [5], Sue Kicul [5], Margaret Rice [5], Michael Rice [5], Sandra Warden [5], Caroline Toffolo [10]


2015 Recipients - Jacinthe Langlais [5], Linda Roach [5], Tom Boyce [20], Anne Robbins [20], Harold Griffin [25],

George Kowalski [30]


2014 Recipients - Bill Hughson [5], Allan Mullin [5], Gerald Taylor [5], Catherine Tirpko [5], Colleen McCarthy [15],

Ross McCarthy [15]


2013 Recipients - Sibyl Bergenstein [5], Fred Disher [5], Paul Owen [10], Marilyn Check [15], Peter Martinak [15],

Evelyn Martinak [20] 


2012 Recipients -  Gerry Berkhout [20], Gail Hilyer [15],  Carole Chapman [10], Bill Chapman [10], Erma Hofford [5],

Keith Moore [5] 


2011 Recipients - Ken Angle [10], Jane Gilmour [10], Brett McQueen [Youth], Mary Morse [15],  Caroline Toffolo  [5],

Brandon Young [Youth]


2010 Recipients - Mary Balint[5], Tom Boyce [15], Harold Griffin [20], George Kowalski [25], Colleen McCarthy [10],

Anne Robbins [15]


2008 Recipients - Ken Angle [5], Graham Gilmour [5], Jane Gilmour [5], Ella Owen [5], Paul Owen [5], Henry Wegman [5]


2007 Recipients -  Sharon Farion [5], Albert Kiers [5], Colleen McCarthy [5], Ross McCarthy [5], Deidre Railton [5],
Jean Welsh [5] 


2006 Recipients - Marilyn Check [10],  Gerry MacDonald [5], Evelyn Martinak [10], Anne Robbins [5],

George Rooke [10],Gladys Treitz [10]


2005 Recipients -  Mr. & Mrs. Al and Judith Bridgeman [5], Holly Swan [10], Marie Griffin [15],  Peter Martinak [10],

George Kowalski [15]


2004 Recipients - Mr. & Mrs. T Finamore [15] , Mary Morse[10], Harold Griffen [10]  Mr.& Mrs.R Vahrmeyer [20]



Town of Pelham Volunteer Awards 2016

Congratulations to all Award Winners at the 2016 Town of Pelham Volunteer Recognition Social celebrating 

"The Power of ONE"!


We are grateful to all of our many volunteers at Pelham Cares, this year's nominees were:


Peer Award - Sandra Warden


Individual Awards:
Tom Boyce

Marilyn Check

Liz Dalton

Doug Elliott

Bill Lamb

Caroline Toffolo

Nancy Yungblut


Corporate Citizen Recognition:
5X5 Design Studio & Mokus Restaurant

Giant Tiger

RBC Fenwick

Rumar Farm



60 over Sixty - Retire-at-Home

Retire-At-Home Services recognized mature adults over the age of 60 years who have made a significant impact  in the lives of others through volunteerism.  Pelham Cares has been proud to nominate the following dedicated volunteers for their service to our organization:

Pelham Cares 2014 Recipients - Jane Gilmour, Bill Hughson, Sandra Warden

Pelham Cares 2013 Recipients - Tom Boyce, Colleen McCarthy, Linda Roach

 

Ron Kore Honoured as Pelham Citizen of the year 2017.

Ron is a former member of our Board of Directors, and a long time supporter of Pelham Cares!

 Tracy Holmwood received the David McLauchlan Memorial Award in 2015.

An industry award, presented by the Insurance Institute of Ontario Niagara/Hamilton Chapter, to a person who goes beyond the call of duty, donating time to charity and quietly goes about their business to the benefit of the insurance industry and community.

 

 

 Gerry Berkhout received the Rotary International - Paul Harris Fellow Award in 2015  (Gerry is 3rd from left)

 

  

Jane Gilmour and Ron Kore received the Rotary International - Paul Harris Fellow Award in 2014

 

  

David Swan Honored

Pelham Citizen of the Year 2013

  

 

Fred Disher Honored

Pelham Citizen of the Year 2012

  

Sandy Warden Honored

Pelham Citizen of the Year 2011

 

   

Gail Hilyer Honoured 

Pelham Citizen of the Year 2009

 

 

Pelham Cares is a proud member of Volunteer Canada!