Ripple of Kindness presents cheque to Building Hope

Local group donates $35,800 to Building Hope project, a community hub and shelter under construction on Queen Street

Ripple of Kindness Orillia presented a cheque for $35,800 to Building Hope officials. From left are Raquel Ness, Ripple of Kindness Orillia co-director, Lynn Thomas, Building Hope campaign manager and Lighthouse development co-ordinator, Linda Goodall, executive director of the Lighthouse, Amber McGarvey-Moreland, Ripple of Kindness Orillia co-director, and Building Hope campaign co-chairs Glenn Wagner and Charlene Taylor. Supplied photo




With the Building Hope project taking shape in the background, Raquel Ness and Amber McGarvey-Moreland, Ripple of Kindness Orillia co-directors, were honoured to represent all 179 ROK members that came together to donate an inspiring $35,800 to the Building Hope campaign.

This is the local giving circle’s third charitable donation — since inception in 2019. This gift brings their giving total to $86,200.

Raquel and Amber offer their sincerest appreciation for the ROK membership, nominated organizations, and community for coming together to Ripple Kindness.

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