Noni Thompson has been teaching guitar and music lessons to the kids of We Are The Villagers for many years now. Noni has just released her latest song appropriately titled 'Angels All Around Me'. Congratulations Noni! You can hear Noni's latest song and support her in her musical career at:
One of our supported kids, Sam, happy at school online with her new laptop courtesy of the We Are The Villagers Laptop Purchase Program. Thank you to our supporters for making this happen! If you, or anyone you know, needs a complimentary laptop and internet services to ensure your children attend online schooling or extra-curricular activities, but cannot afford the cost, please contact us. We continue to provide laptops to families of disadvantaged children to ensure they stay on top of their schooling and activities. You can apply at: watvnew.com/contact-us/support-application/
Thank you to the Mayor of Tiny Township's annual Golf Tournament for their donation to We Are The Villagers and other charities in the area. Our families and their kids are truly grateful for the community's support in providing extra-curricular and school activities for disadvantaged children. Accepting the cheque is WATV's President Dr. Ty Hervieux.
It was a great night of entertainment in the community last night with the first WATV Virtual Holiday Vaudeville Night. A huge thank you to all of the performers, the MCs Rob Cooper and Dr. Matyas Hervieux, all of the volunteers (Betty Laurin, Heather Maceneny and nephew Jesse, Emma Clench and baby Walter), all of the Corporate donors to the WATV For The Kids Annual Campaign, and Executive Director Cathy Mills. We raised over $3,000 for our kids' 2021 programming! A video of the evening will soon be available on our YouTube Channel - stay tuned.
Thank you to Midland's best shoe store, Shoes To Boot, for their generous donation to the WATV For The Kids Annual Campaign! It's not too late to help support our kids' programming for 2021 at:
WATV Volunteer Kathy Kwapis and her four legged helper sorting toys for our children's holiday toy drive. There will be some happy kids in the Village on Dec 25th! Kathy and Bob are long time supporters in the community. Thanks to all of our supporters who are helping out. Don't forget our virtual Holiday Vaudeville Night on Dec 21 with lots of entertainment for the family. Reserve your spot at:
A huge thank you to Ideal Rebekah Lodge 199 for their generous donation to the WATV For The Kids Annual Campaign. Bonnie Desjardins was kind enough to present the cheque to Executive Director Cathy Mills. Our kids in the Village are looking forward to a great 2021! If you can help us met our goal, you can donate at:
Thank you to Fergus McLaren and the team at R-Mac Solutions for once again supporting the kids and programs at We Are The Villagers in our Annual For The Kids campaign. Your help makes a huge difference! Donations still accepted at:
Midland Chrysler has been a long-time supporter of our communities and WATV and we are grateful for their donation to this year's Annual For The Kids campaign. They are helping the kids 'rev up' for a great 2021! If you can help also, please donate today at:
The kids and supporters of WATV are ready to put on a show, but they need an audience. Join us online on Dec21st for our first WATV Holiday Vaudeville Night. Appearances include Driven Athletics, Poem Reading Live - Angie Kirton, Song Live - Carmele Coward Mavrou, Dancers Studio, Fairfield Family, Cassie DiLeo, Rob and Ty, Noni, and many more. MC for the evening is our own President, Dr. Ty Hervieux. This is their night to shine and show that COVID cannot stop us. Reserve your tickets today - a tax receipt will be issued for your ticket. VIP tickets include
We are very grateful to LabX Media Group for their very generous contribution to the WATV For The Kids Annual Campaign again this year. Thanks to them we will be able to continue providing our services to dis-advantaged children in the community! Please consider joining LabX by donating today at:
Bourgeois Motors has once again come through for the kids in the Village by donating to the WATV For The Kids Annual Campaign. Thank you to Adam Bourgeois and the entire team! Please help us meet our goal of raising $15,000 for our 2021 kids programs - donate today at:
This Giving Tuesday, please consider making a donation to the WATV For the Kids Annual Campaign. Your donation will help to ensure that dis-advantaged kids continue to receive funding for needed school supplies, online access to programs, extra-curricular activities (sports, music, art, etc), and much more for 2021. Make your donation at:
A WATV mother writes to thank our donors: "I just wanted to thank you again for your ongoing help and support with funding in regards to my daughter’s life. My daughter's mental health has really been affected by my disability and I wanted to thank you for all that you do to ensure that children in need, like my daughter, that have a mother that relies on ODSP and living under the poverty line, has someone, an organization that cares about their future development. The help that you provide is immeasurable also are the thanks that we have in our
New laptop computers have arrived for our free Laptop Computer program. WATV provides free laptops, software, and subsidies for Internet services to children of low income households who otherwise could not afford them. This way, their kids can stay on top of their online schooling and extra-curricular activities. First to get their computers are the families on the waiting list. WATV's program is officially recognized by the Government of Ontario for the Simcoe County area. Do your kids need help with this program? Apply now at: