When Ryan Hreljac was just six years old, he learned of the great need for clean and safe water in developing countries and decided to take action. With the support of friends, family and his community, Ryan successfully raised enough money to build a well in Africa.
Keep up-to-date on all the latest from the Ryan’s Well Foundation! See where we’ve been featured in the news, read through our own news releases, request a high-res picture and learn about upcoming appearances.
St. Francis Xavier Elementary School
October 19th – 20th, 2018
Ryan will be giving presentation in Brockville, Ontario on Thursday morning to students on the topic of empathy and how to make a difference!
Rotary District 7010 “Dare to Dream” Conference
October 19th – 20th, 2018
Ryan will be giving the keynote presentation and speaking on panels at the Rotary District 7010 “Dare to Dream” conference in Huntsville Ontario at the Deerhurst Resort. Ryan will speak about his dream and what can happen when you dare to see it through!
Community School of Davidson
October 26th, 2018
Ryan will be just outside of Charlotte, North Carolina in Davidson giving presentations to students of Community School of Davidson about his story and the Ryan’s Well Foundation! Students have been reading about Ryan’s story for years and are excited to see and hear his story and the work of the Ryan’s Well Foundation first hand!
Bet Hayladim Montessori School
November 9th, 2018
Ryan will be in Mexico City peaking with elementary and high school students from Bet Hayladim Montessori School! Ryan is excited to speak and share stories from the Spanish Ryan and Jimmy book!
Earth X México Conference
November 9th – 10th
Ryan’s Well will be at EarthX México Conference in México City! The event will discuss many environmental and social issues dealing with oceans, cities and watersheds, energy, bio-diversity and education and how to mobilize institutions to find better solutions to the problems the Earth faces. Ryan will be presenting and participating on panels!
North Grenville Charity Expo
November 10th, 2018
Ryan’s Well will be in North Grenville at the Municipal Center participating in the township’s first charity expo! Excited to see familiar faces and collaborate with new ones!
100 Women Who Care
November 15th, 2018
Ryan’s Well will be presenting at the clubhouse of eQuinelle Golf Course in Kemptville Thursday night. 100 women Who Care is a growing group of local women passionate about giving back and bringing positive change to the North Grenville community!
Ryan’s Well Open House
November 18th 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The whole team at Ryan’s Well be hosting an Open House to the public on Sunday November 18th from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Come on by and say hello at our new office in the Kemptville College, on the third floor of the Parish Building. Looking forward to seeing old faces and new ones!
Our New Address:
830 Prescott Street, 40 Campus Drive, 3rd Floor Parish Building
Kemptville, ON | K0G 1J0
Just Us Youth Day
November 27th, 2018
Ryan’s Well will be delivering workshops at the Municipal Center in Kemptville for Just Us Youth Day! The annual event give guidance and inspiration for grade 10 students from throughout the Eastern Catholic District School Board about how to have a positive impact in the world and put ideas into action!
November 30th, 2018
Ryan’s Well will be attending Govfest in Toronto! Govfest is an amazing Battle of the Bands competition put on by civil servants of the provincial government. They have supported amazing and domestic and international initiatives for years such as the United Way and Ryan’s Well! We’re ecstatic to attend and have their continued support!
Canada Volunteer Awards
December 5th, 2018
Ryan will be in Ottawa attending and participating in the Canada Volunteer Awards as an alumni, Ryan is excited to discuss and collaborate with amazing individuals and organizations from across Canada on the 5th!
Rotary International Breakfast
December 8th, 2018
Ryan’s Well will be presenting at a Rotary International Meeting in Kemptville, Ontario! Rotarian leaders from across Canada and the United States will be meeting for a breakfast while collaborating on different Rotary projects! Ryan’s Well will be there giving the keynote on how one small action can make a huge difference!
Rural Municipalities of Alberta
March 19th, 2019
Ryan will be giving a Keynote presentation at the Shaw Center to the Rural Municipalities of Alberta in Edmonton on “Motivating Youth”. Ryan will be sharing his story as well as giving insight on how to mobilize and inspire youth to become engaged and make a difference in all of our communities!
May 21st, 2019
Ryan will be giving a Keynote presentation at Unitarian House in Ottawa! Unitarian House is a not-for-profit, registered charity and our purpose is to run a home for seniors that is affordable, home like and offers quality care and services. Ryan is excited to come talk about how you’re never too young, or too old, to make a difference!