Ontario COVID-19 updates

Update 2020.3.27

Despite the challenges this rapidly evolving situation presents for Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), including how best to balance the needs of the people we serve, the needs of staff and the needs of our community, MCC is well-positioned to continue providing support and care.

Early last week to ensure the safety of our staff, volunteers and those we serve, we closed our Thrift Shops and offices and changed our programming to embrace physical distancing.

POSTPONED - Alumni Centennial Reunion and Celebration

The safety and well-being of our community is of the utmost importance to us. In light of the current public health crisis, the Alumni Centennial Reunion and Celebration will be postponed. We are currently investigating the best way to proceed with this event, and will communicate updates here as they become available.


POSTPONED - Waterloo Region Centennial Celebration

The safety and well-being of our community is of the utmost importance to us. We will continue to monitor and assess any new developments pertaining to COVID-19. We will communicate any event changes to registrants and the public through email, social media posts, and updates on our website. In the meantime, we are exploring alternative options for our events – including holding virtual events or rescheduling. Thank you for your support and we value your prayers for our friends and neighbours around the world affected by COVID-19.

Director of Development and Advancement: June 1, 2020

The Director of Development and Advancement is the chief fundraising and marketing officer that provides leadership to donor relations, communications and the advancement of MCC BC toward its mission by collaboratively developing and implementing strategies that generate awareness, relationships, engagement, support and various types of donations from within our constituency and the broader pub

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Threads - January 2020 - The Great Winter Warm-up


To kick-off MCC's Centennial year, the Great Winter Warm-up was held across North America (and even a few locations in Europe) on January 18th, 2020. The event exceeded its goal of 6,500 comforters and as of January 30th collected a grand total of 8,200 comforters. These colourful and warm comforters will be delivered to families who have been displaced by conflict or disaster.