West Island Community Resource Center
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In recognition of the limited opportunities available to individuals with special needs, Light a Dream started a candle making business with the intention of promoting student’s understanding of various business and economic principles. At Light a Dream, students and alumni are provided with a safe working environment where they can gain confidence and learn at their own pace. While working with Light a Dream, they are enhancing their self-esteem, social, interpersonal decision-making and leadership skills. The young adults establish an appreciation for the challenge of entrepreneurship and are provided with the necessary steps for launching and maintaining a business. As well, Light a Dream provides hands-on individualized training opportunities.
Themed workshops: Themed workshops that are tailored to meet the needs of various individuals and groups; adults, children, daycare, special needs, etc.
Fundraising: Ability to help raise money for a school with Light a Dream’s fundraising opportunities; available for schools and groups.
Custom & Corporate Orders: Ability to customize orders pertaining to personal needs or order large quantities for corporate events.
Gift Baskets & DIY Kits: Ability to order gift baskets with a variety of favorite products for special times of the year. DIY kits to make candles at home are also available for order.
Birthday Parties / Wedding Favours: Plan a candle-making workshop for a special day. Instructions and supplies will be provided and everybody gets to leave with what they have made.
Container Refills: Bring in used containers or candle jars and get them refilled with a candle scent or color of choice.