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Gift Giving with GO!

How: Visit BuildHeroHome.com

Are you looking for the perfect gift for you mom, cousin, neighbour, your child's teacher, your co-worker and that person on your list that has it all?

Look no farther! GO! has the perfect gift to give.
This Christmas, you can purchase building materials for Hero Home on behalf of yourself or as a gift for your friends and loved ones. When you support Hero Home, you are helping to create a community sports centre and home for children in need in Tanzania.

Give a gift that will warm their hearts and put a smile on their faces.

Visit our www.buildherohome.com to see our complete list of required building materials and learn how, for as little as $2.50, you can help provide a safe and loving place for kids in need.
*please be patient the site sometimes takes a bit of time to load.

Tattoo for a $20

WHERE: Metamorphosis Custom Tattoo

WHEN: Contest runs until midnight December 15, 2014

HOW: To enter visit www.tattoofora20.com

GO! is thrilled to be partnered up with Ivy from Metamorphosis Custom Tattoo for this year's TATTOO FOR A $20.

Donate $20 or more to the cause and your name will be entered into a draw to win a full day of tattooing your customized design (5 hrs max.) with Ivy at Metamorphosis Custom Tattoo located in Winnipeg MB.

The competition runs from October 11 - December 15th at midnight.
Winner will be notified on December 20, 2014.

GO! presents: The Rebirth of EPIC DODGEBALL

WHERE: Norberry Community Club - 26 Molgat Avenue

WHEN: Saturday, November 29, 2014

HOW: $120/team - to register visit www.goepicdodgeball.com

It's been dormant for far too long.... but finally... GO! brings you, The Rebirth of EPIC DODGEBALL!!

Saturday, November 29, 2014
Norberry Community Club
(26 Molgat Ave)
Sign in happens at 6:00pm
Balls start flying at 6:30pm
A victor is crowned at 11:00pm


  • 6 on the court (2 of each gender min.)
  • Minimum 4 games guaranteed
  • 25 minute games
  • Winnipeg Rec League Dodgeball Rules apply
  • PRIZES!!! (Best Team, Best Team Name, Best Team Uniform)
  • COST: $120/team

TO REGISTER visit www.goepicdodgeball.com

MORE INFO - Check out our facebook event page and while you're there, please LIKE our facebook page!! Spread the word on twitter using #goepicdodgeball

See you on the court!


WHERE: Drop off at Bannatyne School at 363 Thompson Ave


HOW: amandafurst@yahoo.ca for more information

Once again, GO! will be collecting used soccer equipment to deliver to kids at HERO HOME, GO!'s community sports centre in Tanzania

If you have any equipment that you are able to donate, please bring it to:
Bannatyne School
363 Thompson Ave.
Winnipeg, MB

We are especially looking for:

  • Cleats
  • Shin pads
  • Socks
  • Shorts
  • Shirts
  • Whistles
  • Ball pumps
  • and any other equipment you are able to donate!

For more information, please email amandafurst@yahoo.ca


WHERE: West End Cultural Center

WHEN: Saturday, November 30, 2013

HOW: $20 advance / $23 at the door

On Saturday, November 30th, join us at the West End Cultural Center and enjoy performances from local talent. Tickets are $20 advance and $23 at the door. Available at the West End Cultural Center or call/text (204) 333-7873.

Listen local, grow global


WHERE: Drop off at 291 Harcourt St. or contact for pick up


HOW: contactgointernational@gmail.com or call/text (204) 333-7873

Give kids in Tanzania a chance to play by donating your gently used sports equipment to GO!. Drop off or pick up available.

Cleats for Kids


WHERE: West End Cultural Centre

WHEN: Friday, December 7th

HOW: Tickets available at WECC or email yourocktickets@gmail.com

On Friday, December 7th, come have some fun at the West End Cultural Centre and support a good cause.

Award winning sketch comedy troupe HOT THESPIAN ACTION

Western Canada Music Award winner FLO

Winnipeg’s Funniest Comedian with a Day Job 2011 AISHA ALFA

15 year old singing sensation REYNALYNE GACILAN

Silent Auction! Live Auction and SO MUCH MORE!
Doors 715pm | Show 800-1100
Advance VIP Tickets are $20+free sheet of auction tickets & YOU ROCK rock.

Tickets available at WECC or email yourocktickets@gmail.com

All proceeds from the event go to fund the construction of Hero Home in Tanzania

Comedy and Soul Jam


WHERE: Westwood Collegiate

WHEN: April 20-21, 2012

HOW: COST: 50$/team (5 on 5, max 8 per team)

Great family weekend event! BBQ, live music and much more!
All funds raised support the construction of Hero Home in Tanzania

WHEN: April 20-21, 2012
WHERE: Westwood Collegiate

5 Co-Ed divisions:
under 10 | 10-13 | 14-16 | Under17 | Open (over 18)
COST: 50$/team (5 on 5, max 8 per team)



WHEN: Christmas

HOW: Please Visit www.GrowingOpportunitiesInternational.com

This Christmas, please consider making a donation to O! on behalf of your loved ones. GO! will send your loved ones a Christmas card and a letter explaining how your gift to them is helping build Hero Home and change the lives of children in Tanzania forever!

Since April 2010, GO! has been working hard to raise $50,000 for the construction of Hero Home, a home for street children and orphans in Tanzania. Thanks to the incredible support from our volunteers, our private donors and the amazing staff and students at our GO! Schools, we have been able to raise over $35,000.

We are within reach of our goal for Hero Home, but we need your help! GO! is hoping to find 100 people (or groups of people) willing to donat $100 to bring us $10,000 closer to making our dream of Hero Home a reality!

100 people, 100 dollars


WHERE: Westwood Collegiate

WHEN: December 18 1pm until 4pm

HOW: Donations accepted on site

Come Join us at Westwood Collegiate, 360 Rouge Road, for a Christmas Carnival!

There will be Photos with Santa, Cookie Decorating, Crafts, Holiday Movies, Gym Games, Canteen, Face Painting, and much more!

The cost is a recommended donation of $5 per child or $10 for the family as well as 1 non-perishable food item per child.

Christmas Carnival


WHERE: Contact for details

WHEN: Sunday, November 20th from 2pm-4pm

HOW: Sales on site

Join us on Sunday, November 20th from 2-4pm for a Norwex Demonstration hosted by Myranda!

Norwex uses chemical-free cleaning products to get your home sparkling!!

And.. get your Christmas shopping done early with our African Accessories Blow Out Sale! Paper bead necklaces, scarves, batiks, hand bags, and earrings all at great prices!


WHERE: Westwood Collegiate - 360 Rouge Road

WHEN: October 29, 2011 1pm-4pm

HOW: Donations accepted on site

Come join us at Haunted Westood. There will be face painting, gym games, popcorn, cookie decorating, a Haunted House, and more!

The cost is a recommended donation of $5 per child or $10 for the family as well as 1 non-perishable food item per child.

Haunted Westwood


WHERE: Grant's Old Mill - Corner of Portage and Booth

WHEN: Saturday, September 10, 2011 2pm-5pm

HOW: $10 per person or $15 per team of 2 - includes the fun, food, and prizes

Join us on Saturday September 10, 2011, for another great EPIC BOCCE experience!

Epic Bocce - Round 2


WHERE: Daniel MacIntyre

WHEN: June 3, 2011

HOW: Stop by and show support

Toonies for Tanzania - Barefoot Walk

On June 3, 2011, Daniel MacIntyre students will take off their shoes in support of those who don't have any!

Students are participating in a barefoot walk around the neighbourhood to raise money for GO!'s Hero Home project.

If you're in the neighbourhood, come stop by and show your support!

Homeless for a Day

WHERE: Westwood Community church

WHEN: May 6th and 7th

HOW: Contact for details on how to support the project

On May 6th and 7th, a group of students at Westwood Collegiate will experience first hand some of the harsh realities that street children in Tanzania face everyday.

Westwood students will give up their electronic devices, carry their belongings on their bag, subsist on rice, beans, and water, all in attempts to raise money and build empathy for street children in Tanzania.

The students will spend the night at Westwood Community church, in make-shift shelters, and will listen to stories from two young Rwadan immigrants who know first hand what it is like to survive on the streets.

Stay tuned for student reflections following the event.

Listen Local – Grow Global 2

WHERE: Winnipeg’s West End Cultural Centre

WHEN: Friday, April 29th, 2011

HOW: $15 advance / $18 at the door

Join us on Friday, April 29th, 2011 for the second annual
Listen Local – Grow Global benefit concert in at
Winnipeg’s West End Cultural Centre in support of GO!

Last years concert featured Flo, Mama Cutsworth, Congolese Drummers, Tanzanian Dancers, and The Shouting Ground and was a huge SUCCESS!
The audience had rave reviews and GO! was able to raise over $2300 for GO! projects.

This years concert promises to be bigger and better!
Stay tuned for more information about the line-up
and the exciting new additions to the concert!!

We hope to see you all there!

Listen Local – Grow Global 2

GO! Christmas Card Campaign

WHERE: Ciclovia - between Gary and Smith

WHEN: Contact for details

HOW: contactgointernational@gmail.com or call/text (204) 333-7873

Come check out GO!’s display booth at Winnipeg’s second annual Ciclovia. GO! will be located between Gary and Smith! Come check us out!xmas-card-cam

Christmas Card Campaign

1 Hour Professional Photo Shoot Raffle

WHERE: Contact for details

WHEN: September 8, 2010

HOW: Tickets are $10 - Contact for details

Courtesy of Christene Ostapczuk

GO! is holding a raffle for a wondeful photography prize pack generously donated by the talented Christene Ostapczuk. The tickets are 10$ and with only 20 tickets printed. The raffle was exclusive to Winnipeg Airports Authority employees. The draw will be held on September 8, 2010.

Prize Pack includes:
-1 Hour Professional Photo Shoot
- 1 8×10 Metal matted Frame from BLACK'S
- 1 5X7 Metal matted Frame from BLACK'S
-60 digital negatives
-On-line gallery

Food with Thought

WHERE: Winnipeg International Airport - Room 224

WHEN: Thursday, August 26 12:15 to 1pm

HOW: Please bring your lunch and join us in roomlunch-learn 224

Lunch & Learn at Winnipeg Airports Authority (WAA)

Food with Thought

EPIC Bocce Ball Tournament

WHERE: Woodhaven Park

WHEN: Sunday, August 15, 2010 - 2pm-6pm

HOW: $5 per person

EPIC Bocce Ball Tournament and Raffle - Facebook Event Page
Sunday, August 15, 2010
Woodhaven Park (St. James)
$5/person. sign up in pairs or as individuals.
Theme: Famous Duos!

EPIC Bocce Ball Tournament

80′s Pirate Night feat. Heatseeker

WHERE: Captains Cabin, Mission BC

WHEN: Saturday, June 19th 2010

HOW: $12 - includes Burger and Beer

Come join us for the 80's Pirate Party!

Pirate Nightpirate-

1st Annual Growing Opportunities International Charity Dodgeball Tournament

WHERE: Mission Rec Centre

WHEN: Saturday, June 12th - 6pm until 815pm

HOW: $10/person - $20/beer and pizza, pasta, or burger - $25 for both

Come join us for the 80's Pirate Party!

Charity Dodgeball Tournament-