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Radius’ Annual General Meeting – September 14, 2022

Come one, come all! We hope that you will be able to attend our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday, September 14th at 4:00pm as we report on and celebrate our achievements throughout 2021 and 2022. This year, the AGM will be a hybrid event. This means you can choose how you feel most comfortable to attend – either in-person at our Eva Road location OR via ZOOM. Either way, we will be more than delighted to see you!

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We Did It! We Achieved Qmentum Status!

We are thrilled to announce that after almost 2 years of hard work and dedication, Radius achieved Qmentum status with Accreditation Canada! Over a 3-day period in late June, Radius staff met with Surveyors from Accreditation Canada. During that time, we were evaluated on a set of over 400 rigorous global standards. We achieved 97.5% compliance with these standards, which means Radius passed with Exemplary Standing!

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Have You Met Lexus?

She’s the star of the Radius Unconditional Furry Friend (RUFF) Program. Lexus is a 4-year-old black Labrador. Lexus began her journey at Radius in July of 2021 with an intensive training program provided by the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides, culminating with her graduation on July 16th. Her training continued throughout the summer and last fall Lexus began her in-office work at Radius.

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That’s a Wrap – The 2022 Tournament of Hope

The 2022 Tournament of Hope was held on Monday, August 22nd at Piper’s Heath Golf Club and was a great success! Although there was a threat of rain, the weather held, and everyone had a great day of golf, camaraderie and competition. Participants enjoyed a hole-in-one competition hosted by One Shot Shootout, closest to the pin and longest drive, and the top 2 teams in each category received amazing prizes.

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Lights, Camera, Action!

Throughout the spring and summer, the Radius Training Institute (RTI) has been working to build more educational and supportive online courses for families, caregivers and support people as well as a central hub for professionals accessing our trainings or Communities of Practice. The first to be developed, “The Courage to Tell” will be a self-directed, online course for parents/caregivers whose children have experienced sexual abuse. The filming took place at our Etobicoke office in May and June.

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COVID-19 Update: March 25, 2022

Dear Radius Clients and Caregivers,

This month marked 2 years since our offices closed for the pandemic and our pivot to virtual service.  We know this has been an extremely difficult time for many of the clients and families we serve, as well as for our therapists and staff.  Thank you for the continued opportunity to provide support to you and/or your family member.

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Sexual Abuse Specific Organization: January 2022

The Continuum is a coalition of agencies and individuals committed to reducing sexual violence and protecting the community. In the October edition of Continuum CONNECTS and future editions, we will highlight agencies across the province.

If you would like to be highlighted, please reach out to us here. In this issue, we highlight: ST. LAWRENCE YOUTH ASSOCIATION.

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#GIVEOakville Online Crowd-Funding Platform!

We are excited to announce that Radius has been chosen to be a part of the Oakville Community Foundation’s #GIVEOakville platform. From now until December 13, you can help us reach our goals this season. Through #GIVEOakville, you can be assured that 100% of your donation will come to us, PLUS your donation will be eligible to be “topped-up” by the foundation.

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#GivingTuesday – November 30, 2021

Every year, Canadians come together on #GivingTuesday to show the world how generous we are. #GivingTuesday is a global movement that showcases the impact we can have when we work together in the name of social good. This November 30th, let’s show the world how generous Canada is. Consider supporting Radius in our mission to build futures free from abuse, neglect and violence AND at the same time help us reach our $7,000 fundraising goal! 

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Radius Holiday Bazaar – An Online Auction

You may be asking “how can I help?”. Well, the Radius Holiday Bazaar is one of the answers! Starting today, the Holiday Bazaar will be open for bidding. There are some terrific items – gifts, décor and crafts. All you need to do is visit: Holiday Bazaar | Powered by Givergy to register and begin your bidding. Help us reach our goal of raising $7,000 and at the same time help spread some JOY this holiday season.

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