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 Alzheimer Society

The Alzheimer Society, founded over 25 years ago helps people affected by Alzheimer Disease. This bilingual site provides information about the disease, the society, and how you can help. Links are also provided to the numerous provincial and regional Alzheimer offices.

 Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

The official site of the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, one of the world’s largest non-governmental granting agencies in the field of cystic fibrosis research. This bilingual site provides information about the disease, the foundation, current research initiatives, publications and how you can help.

 Canadian Diabetes Association

This is the official, multilingual site of the Canadian Diabetes Association. The site provides information on the disease, research programs, field professionals, regional offices, and how to make donations.

 Centres for Seniors Windsor

Centres for Seniors Windsor is a non-profit, multi-service organization mandated to provide social, recreational, volunteer and service opportunities for older adults, 50 years and better. Their website provides information on the organization, newsletters, membership and a link to community support services.

 Essex Community Services

Essex Community Services is a registered charitable organization that provides community services to the residents of the Municipality of Essex and surrounding areas. Their website outlines the various services they offer, which include among others Care-A-Van Transportation and Coats for Kids. Many useful links are also provided, as is volunteer information.

 Italian Canadian HandiCapable Association

The ICHA is a Canadian registered, charitable organization that was founded in 1985, with a focus on providing social and recreational activities for those in the Windsor and Essex County area with mental and physical disabilities. This site provides information about the Italian Canadian HandiCapable Association and the Novelletto Rosati Complex.

 The 41st Regiment of Foot Living History Group

The 41st Regiment of Foot Military Living History Group was founded in 1987 and incorporated as a not-for-profit charitable organization in 1990. Their website provides information on the 41st regiment, membership details, photos, and more.

 The Arthritis Society

This is the official bilingual site of the Arthritis Society of Canada. This site is quite large and provides many health links and resources. Users can read about the disease, current research, local programs, and much more.

 The Canadian National Institute for the Blind

This is the official bilingual site of the CNIB. Their site outlines the organization and provides many links which include National highlights, Provincial highlights, and services. Users can also find out about career and volunteer opportunities with the CNIB.

 The Canadian Paraplegic Association

This is the official bilingual site of the Canadian Paraplegic Association. Their website outlines the association and its history in addition to the many useful links. Some of the links featured on this site include, services, resources, peer support, and donations.

 The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

'Finding answers. For life.' The official website for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada is quit large and offers many links, yet remains easy to navigate. Users can learn more about the disease, make donations, and access a variety of health related links.

 The Kidney Foundation of Canada

The easy to navigate website for the Kidney Foundation of Canada provides information about living with kidney disease, including details about research happenings, the various treatment options available, and organ donation in your area.

 The Lung Association

The Lung Association is a registered charity that funds respiratory research, promotes better management of asthma, helps those with chronic lung disease, promotes a tobacco-free society and addresses the effects of air quality on lung health. Their website provides additional information about their programs, how to get involved, and many health links.

 Theatre Alive

Theatre Alive is a charity community theatre organization that annually produces large-scale musicals at the Chrysler Theatre. The organization has been in existence for twenty years and their website includes information about sponsors, past and current shows, volunteering, and tickets.

 United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County

'United Way/Centraide of Windsor-Essex County is a local not-for-profit organization that works in partnership with our community's business, labour, public, and charitable sectors to develop and invest our community assets.' Their website provides links to their various projects, mission statement, volunteer opportunities, and much more.

 Windsor-Essex Non-Profit Support Network

WENSN offers one-on-one consulting services at no cost to existing nonprofit organizations, and those interested in creating one. Their website details this unique organization, their facilities, board of directors, excellency awards and provides contact information.