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Free Oil Change

for single moms


Hey single moms! No one works harder than you. Twice each year (spring and fall) we’d like to ease your load just a little by changing your oil for you, free of charge.

Bring your car in at your pre-arranged appointment time. We’ll take the keys and drive it up on ramps. Our experienced volunteers will change your oil for you. We’ll also have a team onsite washing and detailing cars (weather permitting). A waiver is required.

Your appointment should take approximately 45 minutes.

We’ll have chairs set up for you to relax on, and hot drinks and goodies for you to enjoy. Washrooms are available.

Yes! A playground is onsite. If raining, we have access to a gym for them to play in.

Pre-register for an available appointment by filling out a form online or calling 905-575-1100 (M-Th: 8:30-2:30, F: 8:30-noon). Note that your registration is not complete until we have given you a confirmed appointment time.

We need to know a little about your car when you register so that we can order the proper oil filter for your car in advance of the event. When you register we will need to know your car’s year, make, model, colour, and vehicle identification number (VIN) so that we can pre-order the correct filter for you. (Please note that we can only service cars that use regular canister filters, not cartridge filters.)

NEW: Unfortunately over our past several events we have had too many individuals registering who do not show up. As such we are adding a required appointment confirmation during the two weeks prior to the event. We will email all registered individuals asking them to confirm their intent to attend during this period. If we do not hear back from you, we will call you to confirm. If we cannot reach you and/or you do not respond, your appointment will be forfeited to an individual on our waitlist.

Every vehicle made has a unique 17-digit number known as a Vehicle Identification Number, or VIN. Unlike your Social Insurance Number (SIN) there is no harm in sharing your VIN, in fact, it can typically be accessed by anyone standing near your vehicle. 

To find your VIN, either check your insurance pink slip, or stand outside your vehicle on the driver’s side and look at the corner of the dashboard where it meets the windshield. If the VIN cannot be found there, open the driver’s side door and look at the door post (where the door latches when it is closed).

This event will take place on the grounds of Grandview Adventist Academy, located on Highway 6, just south of Mount Hope. The address is 3975 Hwy 6, Mount Hope. (View on Google Maps.)

It’s a short 7 minute drive from the corner of Rymal Road and Upper James in Hamilton, or 7 minutes from the north end of Caledonia.


We regret that we are only able to service cars which use a regular canister-type filter. Some cars use a cartridge filter which requires specialized tools to replace. If you are not certain which type your car uses, you can look it up here.

picture of a canister filter we can change

If your car uses an oil filter that looks somewhat like this, we will be able to service your car.

picture of a cartridge filter we can't change

If your car uses an oil filter that looks somewhat like this, we are sorry that we cannot change your oil.


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We are so grateful for the generous support of our sponsors who have made our past events possible.


Sunday, June 11, 2017

Appointments are scheduled between 10 am and 2 pm.


Grandview Adventist Academy


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