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Fibernetics Partners with Assurance of Hope Children’s Home

Jeff Reitzel is a long-time friend of ours. He's a highly-respected real estate agent, mortgage broker, and investor in Kitchener, Waterloo, Guelph, and the surrounding area, but he says his “best investment by far” is an orphanage he purchased in Ghana, Africa, to help care for abandoned children.  Giving back to our local and [...]

We Strive to Align our Actions with our Intentions Every Day

Happy New Year! As the clock ticks over at midnight on January 1 of each year, our thoughts collectively turn to goals and resolutions for the coming months. A new year provides a chance to review our actions of the past, and set our intention for the future. We judge ourselves by our intentions [...]

A Trifecta for Good: Part III: Coffee4Kids Finds its Coffee

The last time we saw Mike Brown in Part II of our story, he was heading over to visit Nadine Doyle at The Hacienda Roasting Company to pitch his idea of Coffee4Kids: an initiative born of his desire to help support Food4KidsWR. He still needs to source the coffee and The Hacienda Roasting Company may [...]

A Trifecta for Good: Part I: Food4Kids Waterloo Region

The Food4KidsWR Story: Kelly-Sue Oberle We’re a few minutes into our conversation when Kelly-Sue’s phone springs to life with the Sherwood Forest ringtone. It’s appropriate given her mission: to encourage members of the community who have enough, to give to those who do not. Kelly-Sue has worked with several nutrition programs in Waterloo Region, and [...]

Backpacks for Kids to equip 150 children for school this year

It’s been eight years since Peter Cross’s youngest daughter was getting ready to attend her first year of school in the Dominican Republic. Peter had moved there in 2005 to run one of Fibernetics’ call centres as VP of Contact Center Operations. He adjusted to life in a country where water and electricity are [...]