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.
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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!
Rideau Park School
March 19th, 2019
Ryan will at Rideau Park School in Edmonton, Alberta speaking to students about his story and Ryan’s Well to students eager to get engaged and make an impact in the world!
Just US Youth Day
April 9th, 2019
Ryan and Keely from Ryan’s Well will be delivering workshops at Just Us Youth Day at the municipal center in Kemptville Ontario. The conference for grade 7/8 students from all over Eastern Ontario aims to empower youth to create change in their own way!
St. Mary Catholic School: Math Games and Yoga Family Night
April 10th, 2019
Ryan will be at St. Mary Catholic School in Chesterville Ontario attending Math Games and Yoga Family night which is fund raising for Ryan’s Well! Ryan’s is excited to see old friends, sign books and is ready for math puzzles and yoga!
Dutch Heritage Night, Chesterville Rotary Club
April 13th, 2019
Ryan will be attending Dutch Heritage night hosted by the Chesterville Rotary Club at the Chesterville Leigon. Thanks to the Rotary club for all of their support over the years for Ryan’s Well and so many local causes!
St. Joseph’s Secondary School
April 17th, 2019
Ryan will be giving a presentation at St. Joseph’s Catholic Secondary School in Cornwall Ontario. The students fund raise for Ryan’s Well’s school challenge, Ryan will be thanking the students and giving an assembly presentation to the grade 7’s and 8’s!
ICT4D, Kampala Uganda
April 30th – May 2nd, 2019
The Ryan’s Well team and partners will be attending the ICT4D conference in Kampala Uganda. The 11th Information Communications Technology for Development (ICT4D) Conference brings together hundreds of public, private and civil society organizations, eager to share practical insights on applying digital technology to development, humanitarian, and conservation challenges. The Ryan’s Well team and partners are eager to participate, contribute and learn from the event.
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!
University of King’s College Alumni Association Brunch
May 25th, 2019
Ryan will be at the University of King’s College in Halifax, Nova Scotia receiving the Meraki Kudos Young Achievement Award for his volunteer and professional work with the Ryan’s Well Foundation. A proud alum of King’s, Ryan is excited to be back in Halifax reconnecting with friends and professors!