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Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) COVID Relief Grant by the Government of Canada – Round 1 July 13, 2020

September 29, 2020

Morden Adult Education Centre (MAEC) received $13,000 through the Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) funded by the Government of Canada for a project directly related to COVID restrictions. Due to COVID social distancing and space limitations, the MAEC will add an outdoor learning space to continue to provide essential childecare for students working to attain […]

Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) COVID Relief Grant by the Government of Canada – Round 1 July 13, 2020

Many Hands Resource Centre (MHRC) received $14,000 through the Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) funded by the Government of Canada for a project directly related to COVID restrictions. MHRC will provide vouchers to use at the Morden Farmer’s Market (MFM) to access fresh and local product. The MHRC regular meal programs that provide families access […]

Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) COVID Relief Grant by the Government of Canada – Round 1 July 13, 2020

Genesis House (GH) received $13,000 through the Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) funded by the Government of Canada for a project directly related to COVID restrictions. Normally, a large part of the GH program is staff mentoring women in the kitchen. Due to COVID, families are not allowed in the kitchen and multi family style […]

NEW CFDC Signature Museum Fund

August 31, 2020

The Manitoba government is creating dedicated endowment funds to ensure ongoing support for the province’s seven unique and popular signature museums, Sport, Culture and Heritage Minister Cathy Cox announced today.  “Our government is proud to help the seven signature museums continue to showcase and tell Manitoba’s unique stories and the Signature Museum Sustainability Funds, along […]

Clare Agnew 2019 Citizen of Distinction

August 25, 2020

Not one, but TWO nominations made Clare Agnew a clear choice to be the Morden Area Foundation’s Citizen of Distinction for 2019.  “I don’t think there is anyone who loves Morden as much as Clare does, and she shows it in all her projects and work that she does here”, says nominator Stephanie Dueck.  “She […]

Citizen of Distinction Grant to South Central Cancer Resourse

August 24, 2020

L-R  Merley Wiebe MAF Board member, Myrna Wiebe Board member SCCR, Clare Agnew 2019 Citizen of Distinction.  Photo Credit Reg Braun. The Morden Area Foundation grants $1,000 to the charity of choice as part of the 2019 Citizen of Distinction Award.  2019 recipient Clare Agnew chose South Central Cancer Resource to donate to for all […]

Manitoba 150 Grant Showcasing The History of Lake Minnewasta 2020

L-R  Clare Agnew Community Services City of Morden, Mayor Brandon Burley, MAF Executive Director Lynda Lambert, Lautenschlager Family Fund holders Earl and Jessica Lautenschlager, MAF Board Treasurer Ken Friesen and MAF Board Chair Allison Braun. By Lorne Stelmach A new City of Morden project is showcasing the history of Lake Minnewasta. Modelled after the Confederation […]

First Time Awarded Bill & Linda Fehr Scholarship to Mature Student Excited to Head Back to School

July 10, 2019

This scholarship has been established in memory of Bill L. Fehr.  Bill moved back home to the Morden area and sought additional education to pursue his interests in business and community.  It was through these experiences that he saw the need to encourage others to strive and succeed. The ability to recognize and achieve personal goals through further education […]

Partnership Grows

April 22, 2019

The Grade 3’s at the Minnewasta School had a good idea that grew into something more for local fury friends. The Grade 3’s held a bake sale and raised $257.65. They were going to donate the monies directly to the Pembina Valley Humane Society (PVHS) but decided to partner with the Morden Area Foundation to […]

Sue Nelson 2018 Citizen of Distinction

April 17, 2019

Congratulations to Morden’s own Sue Nelson for being chosen Citizen of Distinction for 2018. Sue was nominated by past Volunteer of the Year Award recipient Edith Lovatt and friend Freda Lumgair who tell us: Sue Nelson, along with her husband Ted with their two young daughters Allison and Heather, moved to Morden 30 some years […]