September 3, 2020

The GenWell Project launches – #ShowUsYourBubble

September 1, 2020 SHOW US YOUR BUBBLE… The GenWell Project wants your help this September to make the world a happier and healthier place   The GenWell Project is encouraging people to connect with their ‘bubble’ – be it family, neighbours and colleagues – and share their stories to inspire others.  TORONTO –  The GenWell […]

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August 7, 2020

#GENCONNECT Stories: Alisha & Cecelia

The GenWell project in collaboration with Centennial College has inspired me to move one step ahead and connect with my grandmother who is in India. It has been a very long time since I connected with her. She’s 60 but acts like sweet 16 and that is what makes her stand out. When I called […]

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August 3, 2020

#GENCONNECT Stories: Laurie and Nancy

My name is Laurie Hall. I teach the Storyworks class at Centennial College and when the students asked if I had a #GENCONNECT story to share, I thought of my mom, Nancy who is 86. On March 10, mom and her wheelchair-bound partner Mike moved from a heritage home to a new condo outside the […]

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August 2, 2020

#GENCONNECT Stories: Raissa & Cecilia

My name is Raissa, I am from Rwanda and recently moved to Canada to study. I was inspired by The GenWell Project and the #GenConnect campaign launched by the students of Centennial College to reach out to a senior in my community, I chose to connect with Cecilia, 82-years-old, who lives at the Bridlewood retirement […]

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July 28, 2020

#GENCONNECT Stories: Yanique & Emma

 I was inspired by the GenWell Project and Centennial College’s #GenConnect campaign to reach out to my grandmother, Emma who lives in Jamaica. The last time we spoke was Christmas Day 2019. I’ve been so busy studying in Canada that I haven’t been able to check-in with her. After studying and working from home for […]

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July 17, 2020

We’re Hiring: Social Media Coordinator (Part-Time)

Want to be a part of something big? Love helping people? Care about wellness? We do too. Join us and help us create and sustain the first global human connection movement! Overview: The Social Media Coordinator works closely with the CCO (Chief Connections Officer), the Director of Content & Storytelling, Video Editors, and Social Media […]

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April 15, 2020

JUST ONE MORE

This GenWell Weekend, make your pledge to get connected with one more person that you’ve been meaning to  The next GenWell Weekend is May 2 and 3 and people are encouraged to connect with friends, family, neighbours and colleagues to make the world a happier and healthier place  TORONTO –The past few weeks have served […]

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April 14, 2020

Permission, Excuse and Purpose

For those not old enough to remember late night shows of the 70’s and 80’s, Johnny Carson was the guy who used to host The Tonight Show and one of the skits he used to do was Carnac The Magician. The co-host would pass him envelopes and he would guess the punchline before reading the […]

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January 30, 2020

Media Release: Get Ready for #FacetoFaceFeb

Centennial College students launch 29-day campaign for The GenWell Project to get more people connected Toronto, January 30, 2020 –The GenWell Project, a human connection movement, is declaring next month as Face-to-Face February, a 29-day calendar challenge on social media encouraging people to engage in face-to-face interactions. A 2019 survey across Canadian post-secondary institutions found that […]

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January 20, 2020

What is next for The GenWell Project?

As we head into 2020, we at The GenWell Project are excited to be part of the conversation that raises people’s consciousness about the importance of human connection to our health and happiness, and more importantly, get us all to take action.  In listening to the spate of decade-ending reviews, it became apparent that the […]

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