News & Events

Thank You: Abi

Posted on: April 8th, 2019 by Cherylyn Sawatzky

It’s National Volunteer Week!  We are privileged to work with volunteers every single day at KW Habilitation as the volunteer program has become an essential part of our organization.  During national volunteer week, we will be recognizing some of the volunteers who have helped us come together with our community to inspire abilities and enrich the […]

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Thank You: Abi

Pink Shirt Day at KW Habilitation

Posted on: March 26th, 2019 by Margie McLean

Pink Shirt Day, an international day bringing awareness to anti-bullying, was celebrated at KW Habilitation and across the Region. Started in Nova Scotia by high school students in support of a male classmate who was bullied for wearing pink, they started a movement in support of those who are bullied nationally and internationally. Today, Pink […]

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Pink Shirt Day at KW Habilitation

Best Buddies

Posted on: May 31st, 2018 by KW Habilitation

KW Habilitation and Best Buddies Canada, University of Waterloo Chapters have been fostering natural friendships since 2003.  Over the years the Chapter has had the opportunity to connect with many awesome Students and Buddies alike! Best Buddies is an organization that pairs a person with an intellectual/developmental disability with a university student in hopes of […]

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Best Buddies

7th Annual Scotch Tasting

Posted on: May 28th, 2018 by KW Habilitation

7th Annual Scotch Tasting at its finest on October 18, 2018 at the beautiful Hacienda Sarria. Four rare and aged scotch bottlings will be paired with the finest foods prepared by Wildcraft Chefs. Live entertainment, Cuban Cigars, Silent and Live Auction and Highland Piping makes this a remarkable evening. All proceeds goes towards KW Habilitation.

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7th Annual Scotch Tasting

Heart and Stroke Big Bike Ride

Posted on: May 28th, 2018 by KW Habilitation

The Heart and Stroke Big Bike Ride is on Monday June 4, 2018. KW Habilitation will participate in the big bike ride this year. People interested will be able to sign up, get donations for the Heart and Stroke foundation and then ride the big bike.

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Heart and Stroke Big Bike Ride

Staff Appreciation Day

Posted on: May 18th, 2018 by KW Habilitation

Staff Appreciation Day is Wednesday June 6, 2018. KW Habilitation likes to make sure the staff who work here know how much they are appreciated. Without the endless passion and commitment the staff have when working, the organization would not be able to flourish in the ways it does. Come on out for an afternoon […]

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Staff Appreciation Day

Harvest Dinner

Posted on: April 15th, 2018 by KW Habilitation

The Harvest Dinner is on Tuesday October 2, 2018 from 5pm-7:30pm. The Committee for Excellence is doing another dinner as they have become such a great community event that always brings people together. There will be a raffle table filled with donated items and all proceeds go towards staff development.

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Harvest Dinner

A Voice For Change

Posted on: April 11th, 2018 by KW Habilitation

This winter, our very own David Lalonde of OutSpoken was asked his thoughts on our Region’s worst roads.  As part of the CAA Worst Roads Campaign, community members across the province were given the opportunity to speak about the challenges they face with poor road conditions.  Check out the full story at https://www.caasco.com/Advocacy/Worst-Roads/15- years-worst-roads.aspx and support the […]

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A Voice For Change

Polar Plunge

Posted on: March 1st, 2018 by KW Habilitation

On February 15, 2018, Conestoga College hosted its 37th Annual Polar Plunge event with proceeds this year going to KW Habilitation. Our very own Brent Atkinson along with over 20 students took the plunge in front of a large supportive audience.  Students jumped or cannon-balled into the ice cold water with the hopes of winning […]

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Polar Plunge