Kinsmen support OSPCA

Provided by the Kinsmen Club of Cornwall
Kinsmen support OSPCA
Photo (L-R) Darryl Adams (President Kinsmen) Carol Link (Manager OSPCA) Ben Caron ("We Be" Deliveries)

Since 1933, the Cornwall Kinsmen Club has raised funds through a range of activities and invested these funds in order to meet the Community’s Greatest Needs.  These needs change from year to year and thus we adjust the flow of funds accordingly.  To assist us in our strategic process we have identified 7 broad categories:

  • Relief of Poverty;
  • Advancement of Education;
  • Culture and the Arts;
  • Health and Welfare;
  • Enhancement of Youth;
  • Enhancement of Public Security and;
  • Community Service.

Each year, a strategic planning process is undertaken to determine the levels of funding that would be allocated to each of these broad categories.  All community applications received are reviewed by members of the Cornwall Kinsmen Club and charitable donations are determined.  Groups may still submit requests during the year for consideration – application form is available on our web site

Today’s $ 1,000 donation falls under the public safety strategic priority of our strategy.  Generally, this includes organizations that demonstrate that their primary purpose is to provide programs for the enhancement of public safety at the community level.  Security of our animals would be an element of this community need.

The Ontario SPCA and its affiliate communities across the province provide care and shelter for tens of thousands of animals each year. The Society is managed by a voluntary provincial Board of Directors.  Members bring with them a variety of expertise and experience.  This donation is part of Ben Caron’s (of We Do Deliveries) annual thanksgiving animal pet food drive in support of the local S D & G animal rescue centre on Boundary road.

The Kinsmen Club wishes to thank all our community supporters that make these donations possible.  TV Bingo players & merchants, participants at some of our events (Kinsmen Farmers Market, Pizza Party) and our other fundraising events.

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