Past Initiatives

May 2022

Impact Wellness

Our first in-person event, where volunteers met up at Millenium Park to assemble food and menstrual care packages for women's shelters across Ontario.
Mar 2022

Mental Health Kits

A two-pronged project that aims to both raise awareness about mental health, as well as distribute mental health kits that supply useful tools such as fidget toys, sleeping aids, and mental health pamphlets.
Dec 2021

Holiday Care Packages (2021)

As a continuation of our Holiday Care Package project in 2020, the IWC team and volunteers created care packages with food, clothing, and holiday cards for homeless shelters Homes First and Good Shepherd Ministries.
Oct 2021

Project Impackages

Thanks to a generous sponsorship from Cetaphil Canada, we were able to create and distribute hygiene packages containing toiletries and sanitary items for homeless shelters in the GTA.
Sept 2021

Impact Tutoring

Our free and completely virtual tutoring program, which offers one-on-one homework help to students who are having difficulty adjusting to online learning.
Dec 2020

Holiday Care Packages (2020)

For the holiday season, our Canadian branches collaborated to assemble and donate Holiday Care Packages with hygiene products, PPE, and handwritten Christmas cards to homeless shelters in Toronto and Waterloo such as Youth Without Shelter and OneROOF Youth Services.
Oct 2020

COVID Column

A social media advice column where our executive team advises our followers on common issues that resulted from COVID (such as disrupted routines, mental health problems, virtual learning, pandemic lay-offs, and more).
Sept 2020

Back to School Conversations

Our social media initiative designed to help students going back to school adjust to common online learning problems such as reworking school term goals, beating procrastination, and finding tools to maximize productivity.
Aug 2020

UHN Charity Concert

Put together by a team of 10+ IWC volunteers, our charity concert featured 5 performers who sang to raise money for COVID-19 relief. All proceeds were donated to the University Health Network to purchase PPE for frontline workers.
Aug 2020

Sock Drive

Partnering with Socks 4 Souls, IWC’s sock drive (led by the directors of our Waterloo Subsection) helped raise 300+ pairs of socks for OneROOF Youth Services.
July 2020

Tell My Story

IWC's podcast that aims to give frontline workers a platform to share their stories, and shed light on the challenges that they face. Available on 8+ platforms.
June 2020

Hear Together

Put together by 40+ IWC volunteers and sent to care centers all over the GTA, Hear Together was an audio project created to help isolated nursing home residents adjust to the lockdown through providing resources to learn about COVID-19, interactive activities, and encouraging messages.
May 2020


Premiered shortly after the lockdown began, our #UniteWithoutContact video campaign aimed to bring viewers together and show them that they weren’t alone during quarantine.

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