Supported Charities 

Look at some of our selected charities from 2013-present 


How to nominate




Members can go to the form window below to nominate a charity 

  • The form MUST be submitted no later than 1 week prior to each meeting

  • ONLY members can advocate on behalf of the charity

  • The charity selected to receive the chapters donation will be invited to speak at the next meeting about how the money was used.

  • Nominated charities MUST be with in the Region of Halton, serve Oakville residents and agree to allocate the majority of the donation to Oakville programs/services

Ready to nominate your charity of choice?


How do charities get in the running?

  • Active members of 100 Women Who Care Oakville are encouraged to nominate local charities of their choice up to one week prior to the chapter meeting.

  • The charity must serve Oakville and area populations and must be a registered charity/cause, in good standing with the CRA (able to issue tax receipts to members) in order to be eligible for consideration. 

  • If the charity is randomly selected, the nominating member must be prepared to advocate on behalf of the charity with a 5 min presentation.

The charity that is selected to receive the chapters donation will be invited to the next meeting to give a 5-minute update on how the donation was spent and the impact it made to the clients they serve.

Charities of Choice - Halton

The charities listed below have the potential of becoming a Charity of Choice at one of the four annual meetings. The list has been created to encourage members to learn more about the services in the community, and encourage members to endorse a charity for the meeting nomination process.

The list is updated regularly. If you are aware of a charity that should be added to the list or have any questions pertaining to the list, please send an email to Michaela Hutchison - Co-Director at

Charities below highlighted in purple are past recipients of a donation. Charities of ]Choice can be reconsidered after a three-year waiting period.

  • Acclaim Health

  • Achev Connections  

  • ArtHouse for children & youth

  • Alchohol l Drug and Gambling Addiction  Assessment Prevention & Treatment (ADAPT)

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Halton  - Oakville programs 2017

  • Black Mentorship Inc

  • Canadian Hearing Society

  • CharterAbility

  • Crime Stoppers Halton Inc – Oakville tipsters

  • Community Youth Program – Group Home

  • Canadian Caribbean Association of Halton – Oakville programs

  • Canadian Mental Health of Halton 2015

  • Children’s Aid Foundation of Halton

  • Community Living Oakville - day programs 2014 & 2018

  • Community Youth In Action Network (CYAN)

  • Dare to Be You - Halton 2020

  • Distress Centre Halton – Oakville Branch 2021

  • Elizabeth Fry Society – Youth NOW program

  • Family Adolescent Straight Talk (FAST)

  • Fareshare Foodbank Oakville 2020

  • Guide Dogs – Lions Foundation 2017

  • Halton Down Syndrome Association

  • Halton Food For Thought – student nutrition program 2014

  • Halton Multicultural Council – Settlement Support

  • Halton Learning Foundation 2015

  • Halton Women’s Place 2013 & 2019

  • Heartache2Hope 2019

  • Home Instruction for Parents of Pre-school Youngsters (HIPPY Oakville)

  • Habitat for Humanity Halton – Oakville project

  • Hope Place Centre

  • Hope Suite Hope 2017

  • Ian Anderson House 2015 & 2019

  • Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre

  • Kerr Street Ministries

  • Lighthouse for Grieving Children 2013/2020

  • Learning Disabilities Association of Halton 2020

  • Literacy South Halton

  • March of Dimes Halton

  • Meals on Wheels - Oakville

  • Nanny Angel Network 2015

  • Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre 2017

  • Oakville Parent Child Centre – Parent education

  • Oakville Galleries

  • Oakville Historical Society

  • Oakville/Milton Humane Society 2016

  • Oakville Strokers

  • Nanny Angel Network 2015

  • Parents for Children's Mental Health - 2018

  • Prince Charles Place

  • Radius Child & Youth Services 2016

  • Ready4Life

  • Reach Out Centre for Kids (ROCK) – Oakville programs 2018

  • Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention (SAVIS) – Oakville services 2018

  • Safetynet Services Child & Youth Charities - 2019

  • Shifra Homes Inc - 2021

  • St. John Ambulance Oakville Branch – Therapy dog

  • STRIDE – Supported Employment 2021

  • Smilezone Foundation

  • Support & Housing Halton 2016

  • Thistleoaks Child Care Centre

  • Thrive Counselling Services Halton Inc – Oakville branch

  • The Women’s Centre of Halton – Oakville Office

  • Wellspring 2016

Sources – Halton Nonprofit Network, Oakville Community Foundation, United Way Halton/Hamilton, Volunteer Halton. Halton Community Services Database, Chimp,Charity Vault and CanadaHelps