Ontario Trillium Foundation Recognition Event

On Friday November 26th Effie Triantafilopoulos, MPP for Oakville North-Burlington joined the Our Kids Network as we celebrated the Halton Youth Initiative. The Children's Aid Society of the Regional Municipality of Halton, the secretariat for Our Kids Network received an OTF Grow grant in 2018 for 36 months. The Halton Youth Initiative project will be completed in December of 2021 and will reach over 57,420 young people with a legacy that will be felt in Halton Region for years to come.

Ontario Trillium Foundation Volunteer Mike Blair, Our Kids Network Executive Director Christine Hartley, and MPP Effie Triantafilopoulos. 
 

Effie Triantafilopoulos and Mike Blair, Ontario Trillium Foundation Volunteer, attended the celebration and formally congratulated Our Kids Network and the Halton Youth Initiative to mark the work done as a result of receiving the Grow grant from the Foundation.


Christine Hartley, Executive Director of the Our Kids Network, talked about the impact of this project in the community.


Speakers included:

 

  • Effie Triantafilopoulos, MPP for Oakville North-Burlington

  • Mike Blair, Ontario Trillium Foundation, Grant Review Team volunteer

  • Lily Viggiano, Project Coordinator and Emcee

  • Christine Hartley, Executive Director of the Our Kids Network

  • Amber Siddiqui, Volunteer, Halton Youth Initiative

  • Tanvi Manku, Volunteer, Halton Youth Initiative