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Thu, Nov 23



Grassroots Thursday Volunteer Meeting

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Grassroots Thursday Volunteer Meeting
Grassroots Thursday Volunteer Meeting

Time & Location

Nov 23, 2023, 7:00 p.m. – 7:05 p.m.


About the event

Grassroots Response will be hosting a virtual meeting every 2 weeks, alternating Thursday evenings.

Receive updates, hear about current issues, and get connected with things happening in your community.


7:00 - 7:10 pm - Introduction to Volunteer Meet and participant

7:10 - 7:50 pm - Speakers and Q & A Sessions 

Steph Goertz

          Talk about the growth of grassroots across Ontario

          Partnership with Construction Ontario

          Update about the war on Ukraine

Lisa Haskins

          Talk about her experience in  WRGR as a volunteer, host and now landlord     

          Why renting to refugees/newly arrived immigrants is a safe risk for landlords even though they have no references, financial history and work experience usually required on rental applications

7:50 - 8:25 pm - Breakout rooms 

Host - Host Peer Support

Come join this breakout room to meet other hosts and help support one another.

Growing grassroots across Ontario - Steph Goertz

More details conversion on the growth of Grassroots across Ontario

Urgent needs of the Ukrainians - Alona Riznyk

Get to know firsthand on the urgent needs of the Ukranisa are those who are already here and incoming.

Landlord Questions - Lisa Haskins

More details conversion on questions regarding landlords

The main room (General Conversations)

Stay in the main room and socialize with other Grassroots Volunteers

8:25 - 8:30 pm - Conclusion

Visit our volunteer page to learn about all the ways you can volunteer.

If you can't volunteer but would like to help with one of the community projects, please donate on our website.

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