EarlyON Child and Family Centres receive generous donation

Helping EarlyON – The Blessings Thrift and Gift Store is totally run by volunteers who process clothing, linens, shoes and hard goods donated by the community. Recently $5,000 was presented to the EarlyON Child and Family Centres in Minto and Mapleton for essential learning materials. The EarlyON Centres offer free programs and support. Families can engage in early learning, get advice, make personal connections and access a network of resources within the community. Currently they have daily play groups offered each Monday to Saturday in Palmerston and Drayton, as well as weekly programs in Harriston, Moorefield and Alma. From left: front, Blessings volunteer Travis Weber holding his son Hans and EarlyON program facilitator Leslie Stroeder; back, Jessica Weber and program facilitator Krista Zimmermann.