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05 Oct

Noelle’s Light Shines On

Speaking of ‘shine on’ the weather on October 1, 2016 for Light up the Night for Noelle ended up being the perfect the temperature for this yearly event.¬†Congratulations to Adam Chevis from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario for winning the men’s 10k run at 40.3 minutes. Thank you to all the participants, volunteers and sponsors. Our event was successful because of you. Click here to see all the behind action! Please feel free to download the images. Noelle’s Gift Committee Members ūüôā

15 Sep

Call Someone Who Cares

Is .25 cents the standard cost to call someone? Its’ possible that this rate has increased over time? How much does it cost to use a payphone these days? Can¬†.25 cents change someone’s day? Theo’s older Brother gifted him a envelope full of .25 cents pieces for his fifth birthday. Maybe only five quarters¬†existed in the envelope? Theo’s mother found a Noelle’s Gift kindness card at a BBQ near the splash pad in Sarnia this past summer. At five-years old today;...

10 Jul

A Yellow Park

Laughter echoed Tecumseh Park on Saturday July 9th, 2016 and you couldn’t miss all the yellow ‘Smash Hit’ t-shirts running around the giant playground. Our Family Fun Day was a huge success with over 1000 hot dogs served. We had popcorn, freezes and pop in addition to the tasty grilled hot dogs. The kids also enjoyed: – Under the Sea Inflatable – Large Obstacle Inflatable – Bungee Run Inflatable – Twisted Chris – animal balloons –...

09 Jun

The Boys Are Back In Town

The fact is these two young ‘fellas’ never left Wallaceburg! They have always been there with positive attitudes to grow up the best they could be. They lacked necessities, but now have the extra personal tools they needed to grow stronger than ever before! Brennan has about four teachers at AA Wright Public School in Wallaceburg, Ontario. Actually he only has one teacher. The other three teachers are chasing him in his new wheelchair, because they can barely stop his ambition...

20 Apr

Next NY Shoe Fashion Designer

Lexi’s friends and family always joke¬†that she would¬†move to New York to become a shoe fashion designer when she gets older. She always had a¬†love and passion for shoes; she already owns hundreds of pairs of shoes for any outfit she needs for the special occasion. On Sunday¬†April 17, 2016 Lexi turned sixteen years old. She has cerebral palsy and is in a wheelchair. Her slogan is “shoes matter, just ask Cinderella”. Beyond shoes Lexi bowls every Saturday with...

08 Apr

Air Time – Flash of Fitness

As much as we long for warmer spring weather; a sunflower will still blossom mid-summer and that can’t be rushed, so for now we’re in ‘air time’ until that touch of warmth relieves us from the soft winter we just had. Sunflowers are destine to reach the sky very soon. Speaking of air time; TV Cogeco will be flashing our upcoming Noelle’s Gift of Fitness annual event from April 11th – April 16th on their¬†Sports File. The show airs Tuesday @8pm,...

13 Mar

Happy Birthday Grace!

Grace learned a big lesson during her birthday. Her parents educated her on the importance of giving back to “the less fortunate” prior to her birthday. At a young age Grace quickly¬†made a decision to pass on personal gifts to herself and suggest that money be donated to Noelle’s Gift. Grace’s parents said that her excitement was uncontrollable leading up to her Birthday and of course they were proud. Well Nolle’s Gift is¬†proud of Grace for understanding the importance of ‘giving...

27 Feb

Sarnia Sting, Eric Ethridge & Smash Hits!

The Sarnia Sports and Entertainment Centre (SSEC) can hold 5,500 hockey fans and Sarnia’s very own Country music artist Eric Ethridge is no stranger to playing in front of 35,000 country music fans too. So what do these have in common? WISE Environmental is proud to bring you Noelle’s Gift 1st Annual Chuck-A-Puck Toss on March 20, 2016 when the Sarnia Sting take on the Windsor Spitfires. Special musical guest Eric Ethridge will sing our National Anthem and also...