Donna Atkinson-Wilson

Founder and public relations
Donna sits as the CEO on the Board and she founded the charity in March 2003.
Over the years, Donna has been a major voice for homelessness in London and area. Her dedication to this project is outstanding.

Ray and Nicky Janssen

Nicky started knitting and crochet when she was 5. And never stopped.

Born and raised in Germany, these couple moved in 2009 to Canada. Living in Saskatchewan, Nicky started to volunteer for a knitting class in Aberdeen , later in Biggar and helped a few people learn how to do these beautiful crafts.

In January 2018 she joined Keeping kids warm. 

Ray is not a knitter but a helping hand for events and administration work. 

Hazel Wilmot

Dearness Knitting Program Volunteer
Hazel is a brilliantly gifted woman and is our “go-to” person for anything crafty including beadwork. She is an active member as well with the Canadian Embroiders' Guild and Rotary. Joined 2003.

Cheryl Schram

Cheryl is the Treasurer and long time

supporter of KKW.

An employee at LTC.

Cheryl has first hand experience seeing

the need in Our City.

And is dedicated to helping Us, Helping these Homeless Teens.

Candace Hass

​Candace recently joined the board in 2017 as the secretary. She has a great passion for helping others and has volunteered at many organizations, including both St. Thomas and London Regional Mental Health Care facilities. Candace has an Honours B.A. with a double major in Psychology and Criminology. In her spare time, she enjoys working on her garden and spending time with her two dogs and two cats.

Peggy Mollard-DeMelo

Peggy has been with Us almost 5 years.

She is a Director with Us.

Peggy now does the "Survival Bags " . 100 bags are given out every year to Our Homeless Youth.

Maureen Wilson 

Maureen Wilson is a Director At Arms.

She helps with Fundraising and delivering Items for Us.


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