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National Volunteer Week 2024: Every Moment Matters


This year, National Volunteer Week (NVW) 2024 runs from April 14th to April 20th, under the theme “Every Moment Matters,” illustrating the invaluable contributions of volunteers across Canada. At Oakville Meals on Wheels, we take pride in participating in this nationwide celebration, acknowledging the significant impact of volunteerism on our community’s wellbeing.


What is the message of National Volunteer Week?

National Volunteer Week, led by Volunteer Canada, serves as an annual celebration of the dedication and generosity of volunteers nationwide. It provides an opportunity to recognize and thank volunteers who offer their time, talent, voice, and support to causes they care about. Now more than ever, their contributions are vital in fostering inclusivity, strength, and wellbeing within our society.


Volunteers serve as the backbone of organizations like Oakville Meals on Wheels. Their selfless acts of service by delivering meals to those in need and providing companionship and support through an informal wellness check, make a significant impact in the lives of others; NVW aims to bring attention to their invaluable contributions in our communities.


What is the theme for volunteer Appreciation Week 2024?

Every Moment Matters


The theme for Volunteer Appreciation Week 2024 is “Every Moment Matters.” This year’s theme emphasizes the importance of each moment contributed through volunteerism, and the great significance these have in today’s society.  It is a time to reflect on the profound impact volunteers have on our communities and the nonprofit sector.


“Every Moment Matters” invites us to recognize the value of every instance of volunteer service, highlighting how even the smallest actions can create meaningful change. It emphasizes the power of collective effort and the transformative potential of individuals coming together to support causes they believe in.


As we celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Week 2024 under the banner of “Every Moment Matters,” let us take the opportunity to express gratitude to volunteers for their dedication, generosity, and unwavering commitment to making a positive difference in the community.


How to Celebrate National Volunteer Week #NVW2024


National Volunteer Week, or #NVW2024, presents a wonderful opportunity to express appreciation for the selfless service of volunteers and to highlight the positive impact of volunteer work within our community. This week-long celebration is a time to honor the dedication and contributions of volunteers who play a vital role in supporting our mission.

Here are some ways you can celebrate National Volunteer week #NVW2024:

  • Spread Awareness: Take the opportunity during National Volunteer Week to raise awareness about the importance of volunteer work and its impact on our community. Share your own volunteer experiences, encourage others to get involved, and highlight the meaningful work being done by volunteers in organizations like Oakville Meals on Wheels. By spreading awareness, you inspire others to join the volunteer movement and make a positive difference in the lives of those we serve.


  • Support Through Donations: Donating to organizations like Oakville Meals on Wheels is another impactful way to participate in National Volunteer Week. Your financial support helps sustain our operations and enables us to continue providing essential services to our community. Every donation, regardless of size, plays a crucial role in supporting our mission and helping us drive care into our community.


  • Become a Volunteer: The most impactful way to participate in National Volunteer Week is by becoming a volunteer yourself. Volunteering with Oakville Meals on Wheels is a rewarding experience that allows you to make a meaningful impact on the lives of individuals in the Oakville community. Whether you’re interested in delivering meals to those in need, assisting with administrative tasks, or joining a committee, there are numerous ways to get involved with Oakville Meals on Wheels. Your time and energy are invaluable resources that help us continue providing this essential service to our Oakville community.


Join us in celebrating National Volunteer Week. Together, we can continue delivering care to those who need it most.



#NVW2024 #EveryMomentMatters

Source: Volunteer Canada – National Volunteer Week – NVW2024 (Link:


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