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Tickets are on sale for the 2017 Around the World Gala!

August 23, 2017
  The Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington’s (CFGW) biggest annual celebration, the Around the World Gala, honours loyal supporters and highlights the impact the community has made in changing the lives and brightening the futures of local children. “We are so privileged and so grateful for the support of our community; we know we could not do this without... → read more


The Oaktree Project Votes Are In

August 16, 2017
  Thanks to your help, we won the first round of the 2017 Oaktree Project with an amazing 294 Votes! Nominations came in many forms and we recieved so many heartfelt stories and testimonials that have inspired us in the work we do. We wanted to share a few of these special nominations below with you. You can read all... → read more

Tara Vernest

Welcome to New Children's Foundation Board Members

August 15, 2017
At our recent Annual General Meeting, we were pleased to welcome two new members to the Children's Foundation Board of Directors:     Tara Vernest became a mom in 2014 and at that time became increasingly passionate about supporting families, leading her to become a donor to Adopt-A-Family. Her areas of expertise are Marketing and Business Development, extending over ten years in... → read more

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build brighter futures
Adopt A Family Matches donors with families in need in order to lift spirits and make Christmas shine a little brighterFree to Play gives children a chance to participate in recreational activities they couldn't otherwise affordFood and Friends HeadingScholarships help youth take their next step in their educational journeyTotal children helped by communityChildrens Foundation Stats April 2017