open a Community Centre for children and youth in need of support .Kelly Hunt and Tanya Maiato


Competed in
Cycle 1


  • To provide free services for children and youth in need.
  • To make a place where they are proud to be apart of.
  • To create a safe and fun learning environment.
  • To hold fundraising events to raise a minimum of $20,000.
  • To encourage the importance of growth and development.



The "New Leaf" Community Centre will provide free services for children, youth and their families in financial need. We promote the importance of fun and learning; growth and development; setting goals; and giving back to your community.
Services available for ages 5-18:

  • Counselling-1 to 1 Counselling and/or small life skills groups
  • Recreational Programming (I.e. Dance, Music, Sports, Arts & Crafts, and Fitness)
  • Academic Support (I.e. Tutoring)
  • Employment Support (I.e. Resume Writing, Job Searching, Moch Interviews)
  • Free Childcare Services for Parents in Financial Need

What/Who we would need:

  • Volunteers (I.e. Dance Instructors, Tutors, Coaches, Cleaners, Drivers)
  • Employees (I.e. CYWs, ECE, PR rep, cleaners)
  • Student Placements (I.e. College Students, High School Students)
  • Charity Events (I.e. Concerts/Talent Shows performed by those who attend the centre, Barbeque at the Centre with Music, Games and Raffles) to raise a minimum of $20,000


How will the $100K be used?

Budget Notes: The budget is not going to cover employee wages, insurance costs and benefit packages.
$ 35,000 Equipment and Materials for Centre
$ 45,000 Lease/Rent of the Space for the Centre
$ 8,000 Bills for Utilities
$ 12,000 Miscellaneous Expenses

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