All Places in ‘Non-Profit Organizations’

  • Dresden Sidestreets Youth Centre

    Our Mission is to provide youth with a safe and enjoyable environment in which they have opportunities to learn and grow into positive, productive and motivated young adults. Sidestreets Youth Centre is a place for youth from Dresden and the surrounding areas, from 11-17 years of age, to meet and socialize.  Sidestreets provides a safe and enjoyable environment where youth can be involved in programs to help deal with the challenges of everyday life. Our priority is to build a greater sense of community among the youth within the Centre and to develop stronger connections between youth and adults in the wider community. The goal of the centre is to give youth, between the ages of 11 and 17 a place to meet where they feel safe and that they can call their own.  We have witnessed increased community participation among the youth at the centre and a better understanding read more

  • Dresden Saddle Club

    We are an all breed horse club and our mission is to provide a club where all ages of people can come and enjoy showing their horse, learn about showing and be involved with others who have the same interests. We are here to help beginners learn about showing and for the more experienced to give guidance to the beginners, practice their skills and for all to come out and enjoy the love of horses. Spectators are always welcome! VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT ALL SHOWS Food Booth, gates and EQUIPMENT Set up. You don’t have to be a member. Any students looking for volunteer hours please call Jenn Pietens 519-683-6529. Bring your hours sheet from the High School to be signed. Check out the events section for Show Dates!

  • Meals on Wheels (Dresden) Inc.

    Meals on Wheels Inc. has been operating in our town of Dresden for over 20 years. Meals on Wheels is a volunteer, non-profit organization in which many volunteers offer their services to assist in the preparation and delivery of hot nutritious meals. Today our meals are prepared in the North Dresden Baptist Church Kitchen and delivered directly to the clients home. The charge to the recipient is $3.50/meal. What’s Cooking? Nutritious hot meals with hot soup and dessert – delivered to your home on Tuesday & Thursday. For Whom? To provide hot meals for seniors, convalescent and our physically impaired citizens. To assist in independent living at home with dignity and fellowship. For more information contact: North Dresden Baptist Church: 519-683-4892

  • Dresden Community Healthcare Foundation

    The Dresden Community Healthcare Foundation is made up of a board of eight elected officers and three appointed Committee Chairs. The board is a diverse group that brings many assets and years of experience to the table. We have three committees that are made up of interested community volunteers, these committees coordinate fundraising events, promotional activity and building maintenance. Goals The first is to maintain the building so that it continues to be a state-of-the-art facility. The second goal is to ensure that the foundation operates with sustainable finances. Lastly, perhaps the most important goal, that we work with the Chatham-Kent Health alliance to bring additional physicians to Dresden. We work closely with the Chatham-Kent Family Health Team to ensure the future of healthcare in Dresden and the surrounding area.  

  • Dresden Legion Branch 113 Ladies Auxiliary

    During the 1914-1918 war years as wounded veterans returned home, women were asked to help with their recovery by visiting hospitals, sending parcels to the hospitalized and to needy families. It was from these dedicated bands of women that The Royal Canadian Legion Ladies’ Auxiliary was started! Today, the Ladies’ Auxiliary is a vital and integral part of the work of the Legion. Major contributors to the day-to-day life of Legion Branches, Ladies’ Auxiliaries provide financial and volunteer support to Legion programs. The Ladies’ Auxiliary (LA) is a non-profit organization operated separate from The Royal Canadian Legion… but together they thrive. Most, but not all, Legion Branches have Ladies Auxiliaries. For more information on LAs in your area, please contact your Local Branch. Membership in Ladies’ Auxiliaries Members of the Ladies’ Auxiliary support the aims and objects of The Royal Canadian Legion and their dedicated service enriches the programs and read more

  • Dresden Skating Club

    The Dresden Skating Club is a non-profit organization, sanctioned by Skate Canada and is a member of the Western Ontario Section. The club is primarily operated and governed by a board of volunteers. Our skating programs are designed and delivered by our experienced professional coaching staff and managed by our board directors.

  • Dresden Business Improvement Area (B.I.A)

    The association is made up of local business owners and promotes business in the Dresden area. The BIA works with the municipal  council in preparing plans for the improvement of town facilities and business promotion.Christal Wills, Chair, McKellar’s Flowers & Gifts, Phone: 519-683-4368

  • Dresden Horticultural Society

    The Dresden Horticultural Society is responsible for maintaining park areas in town and educating schools on gardening. Membership – $5 Mailing Address: PO Box 771 Dresden, ON N0P 1M0 Meetings: 4th Wed/mth; Dresden Community Medical Centre 7:00 p.m., Sept-May

  • Dresden Agricultural Society

    Our Mission To encourage awareness of agriculture and to promote improvements in the lifeskills and quality of life of persons living in the agricultural community. We are able to develop our community’s rural identity through our efforts in the areas of: Developing programs to meet the agricultural, economic, and social needs of the community. Organizing and hosting agricultural exhibits to encourage improvement of agricultural produce, livestock, lifeskills, and increase awareness and appreciation of agriculture and the rural lifestyle. Promote and encourage conservation of natural resources. Promote and encourage the beautification of the rural community. Develop and conduct activities which encourage youth to participate in the activities of the Agricultural Society. Support and co-operate with other associations and organizations in the improvement of the agricultural industry. Supporting and providing facilities to encourage activities intended to enrich the rural lifestyle.