LITE members are invited to vote in LITE’s 2013 Board Election!
Nominations have been concluded for the 2013 elections and we are proceeding with the election process for seven (7) board members. The Nominations Committee has submitted the names of one (1) current LITE Board member for renewal and six (6) new names for consideration. Biographies for all of the Board candidates can be downloaded by clicking here.
Please mail in your ballot by Wednesday, June 12, 2013 to: LITE, 203-765 Main Street Wpg, MB R2W 3N5.
You can also vote online at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PXWC9GZ.
Note: Mail-in ballots postmarked up until midnight of the closing date will be accepted. The results of the election will be announced at the Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, June 19, 2013.
*You are a LITE member if you have donated more than $5 to LITE in the past year or are one of LITE’s Grant and Purchase Partners.
- Posted: Thursday, May 16, 2013
Have you been looking for meaningful volunteer opportunities that highlight your skills and talents? Check out Winnipeg’s Timeraiser…
Join LITE and many other organizations at this year’s Timeraiser event, Thursday, May 30th at Manitoba Hydro Place, doors open at 6:30 pm.
Timeraiser is like speed-dating with a twist.
Throughout the evening, meet with different agencies and match your skills to their needs. Once you have made your matches you are eligible to bid on artwork. The twist is rather than bid money, you bid volunteer hours.
- Posted: Thursday, May 9, 2013
Join us at the Run for Rights Benefit Concert – Friday, May 10th!
This year’s lineup includes: Vince Andrushko and the Vince-Tones, Cheering for the Bad Guy, and Chris Ladd!
It’s going to be a great show and for $15 you’ll also be supporting 16 Winnipeg social justice and human rights organizations!
The concert takes place on Friday, May 10th at the West End Cultural Centre. Doors open 7:15pm. Show starts at 8pm.
Tickets $15 at participating groups, LITE, Mondragon, the WECC and available at the door.
Visit http://runforrights.org/ for more information.
- Posted: Thursday, May 2, 2013
Get ready to Run for Rights for LITE!
Spring seems like it is finally here, which means Run for Rights is just around the corner!
Every year, runners (or walkers, cyclists, and bladers) gather pledges to support LITE’s fundraising campaign. Other volunteers help at the LITE registration table and act as race marshals for the runners. The run is followed by a picnic for all the Run for Rights volunteers.
2013′s Run takes place on Saturday, June 1. Registration is at 8:30 am at Kildonan Park.
Click here to find out how to pledge a LITE runner.
Interested in running for LITE? Click here to download a pledge form.
- Posted: Monday, April 22, 2013
Volunteers needed for Newsletter Writing & Run for Rights!
Newsletter writing (April 2013)
LITE needs a volunteer to write an article for our upcoming May newsletter. If you enjoy writing and would be interested in interviewing a LITE grant partner, please contact Jen Buhr at: email@example.com or 204-942-8578 by Monday, April 8th.
12th Annual Run for Rights (Saturday, June 1st)
Every year, runners, walkers, cyclists and roller bladers gather pledges to support LITE’s fundraising campaign. Other volunteers help out as route marshals for the run (are stationed along the route to direct and cheer on the runners). The Run is followed by a picnic and entertainment for all Run for Rights volunteers. 2013′s Run takes place on Saturday, June 1st. Runner registration is at 8:30 am at Kildonan Park and the Run begins at 9:30 am. Volunteer route marshals will be asked to come out for 8 am.
To sign up as a non-runner volunteer, please call us in April/May at 204-942-8578 or email Jen Buhr at firstname.lastname@example.org. We need many volunteers! To find out more about Run for Rights visit: www.runforrights.org.
- Posted: Thursday, April 4, 2013
LITE’s Spring Thaw Raffle has closed. Check out who won the fabulous prizes..
Congratulations to Ryan Hendren, Jacob Carson & Leslie McNabb!! It was such a treat to call you all this morning with the good news!
Also, a HUGE thanks to everyone who bought and sold tickets! Because of you awesome folks, we were able to raise $2,270!!!! That’s $2,270 that’s going towards sustainable solutions to poverty!
- Posted: Monday, March 25, 2013