Acts of Kindness Network

Site: Mailing Address

Contact Information
E-Mail aokn@cogeco.ca
Primary Contact Deborah Seigel, Founder; Phone: 905-319-0035
Alternate Contact Ron Seigel, Goodwill Ambassador
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Mailing Address 130 Plains Rd W, Unit 209 
Burlington, ON L7T 0A8
Physical Access Not Applicable - no regular meeting location
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Grassroots (not incorporated) nonprofit organization that provides time, talent and tangible goods to support clients of mental health agencies and youth based organizations of Halton.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2002
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Offers support to organizations, the community and individuals to assist at risk youth and those with mental health issues * volunteers always welcome.  
 
Examples of support include:  
* fulfilling furniture requests by agency clients with donations from local residents when moving  
* knitting blankets, scarves, mitts, hats, socks and slippers  
* organizing a drive to accumulate assorted items for personal grooming or small household items 
 
Speakers available in life skills and education on various topics such as the health benefits of kindness, nutrition, relaxation techniques, yoga and 16 guidelines for a happy life. 
 
Annual Holiday Gift Drive begins each November.  
* collects gifts such as personal grooming products, winter woollies (hats, gloves, mitts, scarves and socks) and gift cards/certificates for meals, groceries, clothing, movies and services for individuals of any age affected by mental illness  
* donated items may be dropped off until mid-December at Wardell Insurance, 431 Brant St, Burlington
Hours No formal office hours.
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Psychiatric and mental health patients
Application Referral from local agencies and service providers is required.
Languages English
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Holiday Donations ~ Chronic/Severe Mental Illness ; Holiday Donations ~ Youth

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