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Meet SMUN's New Executive Director

Meet SMUN's New Executive Director

Posted Dec 11th, 2020 in News & Updates

Laura Dumas comes to Start Me Up Niagara with over 30 years’ experience in the not for profit world. She has had the privilege to work with volunteers and marginalized individuals in many organizations within and outside of the Niagara Region.

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Start Me Up Niagara Welcomes New Director

Start Me Up Niagara Welcomes New Director

Posted Dec 10th, 2020 in News & Updates

Start Me Up Niagara is pleased to announce that Laura Dumas has been named as the organization’s new Executive Director. Laura will succeed Susan Venditti who is retiring on November 30, 2020. Laura brings over thirty years of not-for-profit experience with the Elizabeth Fry Society, March of Dimes and most recently Community Support Services of Niagara where she served as Program Manager.

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How Best to Donate to Start Me Up

How Best to Donate to Start Me Up

Posted Oct 28th, 2020 in News & Updates

Community support is important, but due to COVID-19 and a limitation on space, there are things we cannot accept as donations. Here are some items we can accept, and also clarification on what we can't (and why).

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COVID-19 Update and Our Services and Programs as of November, 2020

COVID-19 Update and Our Services and Programs as of November, 2020

Posted Oct 28th, 2020 in News & Updates

Despite the many challenges, Start Me Up continued to work and remain open through the pandemic. With the virus threat level reduced, and the city preparing to further re-open businesses and services, Start Me Up Niagara is also entering its next phase of its pandemic response.

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