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Kim Rodrigues Becomes Newly Appointed Executive Director – Press Release

The Board of Directors at Caledon Meals on Wheels is delighted to introduce Kim Rodrigues as the newly appointed Executive Director, effective November 13, 2023.

Kim brings a wealth of expertise garnered from over 25 years in the non-profit sector, with a dedicated focus on developmental services, autism support, and victim advocacy. Her extensive tenure in senior leadership roles spanning 15 years within various non-profit organizations underscores her profound commitment to driving positive change.

Kim arrives at Caledon Meals on Wheels equipped with an innovative mindset, wealth of knowledge and hands-on experience, ready to propel our mission forward. Notably, Kim is known for fostering robust, collaborative partnerships—an asset that aligns with our values and objectives. Her personal attributes of confidence, competence, enthusiasm, and unwavering compassion is something she brings to all her work.

“I am truly honoured to join the Caledon Meals on Wheels family and contribute to advancing our dedication to serving the community,” shared Kim. “Our organization’s focus on person-centered services underscores our commitment to fostering wellness, social interconnectedness, and community enrichment”.

Kim’s commitment to continuous learning shines through her academic pursuits, encompassing a diverse array of disciplines. Her educational background spans university and college degrees, specializing in crisis intervention, psychosocial rehabilitation, and volunteer management. Additionally, she holds a Master of Education with a focus on distance learning, a postgraduate certificate in Public Sector Leadership from the Rotman School of Business, and recently she achieved a diploma in Human Resources, earning her the esteemed designation of Certificated Human Resources Leader (CHRL).

Grand Parade Fundraiser

Thank you to everyone who joined and supported Caledon Meals on Wheels in our first Grand Parade Fundraiser on September 16th, 2023! We have raised an outstanding $20,075 thus far, and are able to continue to take donations until October 31st, 2023.

You can donate and view photos from the event by clicking the button below.

The Grand Parade is a family-friendly fundraiser walk that helps support local charities who serve and support seniors and their families across Canada.

Smile Cookie Week 2023

May 1-7, purchase your Smile cookies at one of the four Caledon Tim Hortons locations and 100% of the profits will be donated to Caledon Meals on Wheels!

  • Hwy 50 & King St. (Bolton)
  • Hwy 50 & McEwan Dr. (Bolton)
  • Airport & Mayfield Rd. (Caledon)
  • Hurontario & Charleston Side Rd (Caledon Village)

Match Our Meals Campaign – Thank You!

The Stafford Group, who own and operate the Bolton Tim Hortons, once again donated $10,000 this holiday season, and inspired community donations to Caledon Meals on Wheels. Thank you to our community for supporting the services we provide to Seniors and people with disabilities.

Winners of the Caledon Meals on Wheels Raffle – Caledon Council Community Golf Tournament

September 7, 2022

Lottery licence number #753463

ItemWinning TicketWinner
Vintage Hotels – Three course dinner for two52Paul Cleave
Garden Foods Fall Displays X 2176 & 94Anne Thompson & Manu Mand
PROforma bag1Mollie Cau
Caledon Hills Brewery75Jay Cairo
Jesse Tree Importing Basket190Sam M
Downey’s Farm Farm Store Gift Card123David Hanratty
Downey’s Farm Play Area Gift Card56Dave Wonfor
Gourmandissimo Gift Basket77Thomas Adamietz
It’s Roxies45Zoran Postic
Mount Alverno Resorts16Jim Bacclius
Peel Hardware Gift Card124Wessal Omakkhail
Lionhead Gift Certificate199Michaela Abateola

Thank you to the Caledon Council Community Golf Tournament (CCCGT) organizers, sponsors and golfers for your ongoing support!

Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Event Fall 2022

Many thanks to our local Tim Hortons restaurants, their staff and customers for raising $37,138 for Caledon Meals on Wheels.

Caledon Home & Lifestyle Show 2022

Had a great time at the Home & Lifestyle Show this weekend!✨ Thanks to all who donated, and came by to talk to us about our services or volunteering.

Annual reports

See below our annual reports from recent years.

CMOW connection newspaper

Due to rising paper and production costs we are no longer producing Caledon Meals on Wheels Connection Newspaper. Please enjoy our past issues!

March 2022

This issue focuses on Easter, our new staff member Melissa Costantini, March for Meals, the excitement of Spring, and the 2022 Home and Lifestyle Show. We hope you enjoy the recipes, puzzles, and community resource page that is available in this issue.

February 2022

This issue focuses on Seniors connecting through cooking, computer training opportunities, the Lunar New Year, and remembering Cory Trepanier. We hope you enjoy the recipes, puzzles, and community resource page that is available in this issue.

January 2022

This issue focuses on Match Our Meals, Self- Care and how it keeps you healthy, remembering Paul Egan, caregiver opportunities, and fitness myths that might be holding you back. We hope you enjoy the recipes, puzzles, and community resource page that is available in this issue.

December 2021

This issue focuses on Home and Community Care Support Services, Holiday-related scams, the Seniors’ Home Safety Tax Credit, our friend “Soup Girl”, and the Seniors Dental Program. We hope you enjoy the recipes, puzzles, and community resource page that is available in this issue.

November 2021

This issue focuses on fall prevention, our Wellness Programs, Remembrance Day celebrations, a memoriam of Donald Parsons, and the Snow Angel program. We hope you enjoy the recipes, puzzles, and community resource page that is available in this issue.

October 2021

This issue focuses on healthy eating on a budget, your healthy meal-planning toolkit, Pat Kolb’s Ontario Senior Achievement Award, and collecting behaviours. We hope you enjoy the recipes, puzzles, and community resource page that is available in this issue.

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