At Harris Law, we value being involved in a thriving community like Waterloo Region. Our firm is committed to bringing positive and measurable change to the communities by contributing to a variety of charitable, cultural, and professional organizations.
Our firm is honoured to serve the communities of our team and clients, and we are committed to supporting the advancement and strength of these communities. Our support to the community can be seen through our sponsorship and fundraising for charitable organizations. The following are some of the organizations Harris Law supports. Click the links to see how you can support them!
The Food Bank of Waterloo Region
The Food Bank of Waterloo Region is committed to providing emergency food assistance and support throughout the region, ensuring that no one goes hungry.
The Food Bank is a leader of the Community Food Assistance Network, a system of 120+ community programs and agency partners that provide food and support to people in need. The Food Bank acquires, coordinates, and distributes fresh, frozen, and non-perishable food across the Network.
To learn how you can support The Food Bank of Waterloo Region, visit thefoodbank.ca.
The Brain Injury Association of Waterloo-Wellington (BIAWW)
The Brain Injury Association of Waterloo-Wellington (BIAWW) is a charitable organization devoted to providing advocacy, education, connections, and empowerment for individuals with acquired brain injury in the Waterloo-Wellington region.
BIAWW helps individuals and their families by providing information and resources on how to access community resources like rehabilitation, health care, work re-entry, school re-entry, and other community services.
To learn how you can support The BIAWW, click here: http://www.biaww.org/
Spinal Cord Injury Ontario
Spinal Cord Injury Ontario’s mission is to champion excellence in service, support and advocacy for and with people with spinal cord injury. Our unique expertise is built on over seven decades of experience serving the spinal cord injury community since our founding by veterans who returned from battle and began the fight for full and fair lives regardless of their injuries.
Spinal Cord Injury Ontario (SCIO) is a community based organization that works to help people with spinal cord injury by providing knowledge and support, based on lived experience through these and other efforts: SCIO Connect, Service Co-Ordination, Knowledge Exchange, Advocacy, Employment Services, Enhancing Independence, and, Research.
Each year over 1,700 newly injured people join the 36,000 Ontarians who live with spinal cord injury on one of the most challenging journeys anyone will experience, and Spinal Cord Injury Ontario is there for them. www.sciontario.org
Spinal Cord Injury Ontario is a registered Canadian charity, registration #: 118835081 RR 0002
To learn how you can support The SCIO, click here: https://sciontario.org/
Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region (SASCWR)
Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region (SASCWR) is an organization supporting survivors of sexual violence.
SASCWR provides immediate crisis support and intervention, counselling, legal support, and advocacy for those who have been impacted by sexual violence.
To learn how you can support The SASC, click here: https://www.sascwr.org/
Mike Farwell, host of The Mike Farwell Show and the voice of the Kitchener Rangers on 570 NEWS, runs an annual fundraising campaign called Farwell4Hire, where he receives donations for the research of cystic fibrosis.
Since Farwell4Hire began, it has helped to contribute almost $1,000,000.00 to cystic fibrosis research. Historically, Farwell4Hire has worked in collaboration with our firm to host charitable events.
To learn how you can support Farwell4Hire, click here: https://farwell4hire.com/
Family & Children’s Services Foundation
Family & Children’s Services Foundation is committed to supporting families in Waterloo Region facing challenges, and ensuring that children, youth, and parents have access to the supports and resources they need.
Research shows that it takes a caring community to help children, youth and families, no matter the challenges they are facing. Thanks to our caring community, the Foundation is able to develop and fund programs and services that focus on the prevention of child maltreatment and allow children and their families to stay together and thrive.
To learn how you can support Family & Children’s Services of the Waterloo Region Foundation, click here: https://www.facsfoundation.org
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Waterloo Region
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Waterloo Region changes lives and builds better futures for our community’s youth in need. Big Brothers Big Sisters fosters and facilitates high quality, safe mentoring relationships for children in need to help them achieve their potential.
Big Brother Big Sisters of Waterloo Region currently benefits over 1300 children with the support of 550 incredible volunteers.
To learn how you can support Big Brothers Big Sisters, click here:
Hamilton Brian Injury Association (HBIA)
Hamilton Brian Injury Association (HBIA) is a community, non-profit organization supporting people living with an acquired brain injury.
HBIA strive to enhance the quality of life for people with acquired brain injury in Hamilton through education, support, and advocacy.
To learn how you can support The HBIA, click here: https://www.hbia.ca/