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Registration open for the Children’s Foundation 6th annual Trees for Tots

December 11, 2017
  The Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington’s annual Trees for Tots event has become a community favourite and a true show of the strength of people working together. Now in its 6th year, the annual Christmas tree pick-up is a donation-for-service event: Guelph residents register for a minimum $10 donation and on the first Saturday in January, 200 volunteers... → read more


Morgan and Briar ROCK!

December 6, 2017
    Meet Morgan (age 9) and Briar (age 7), two young girls from Elora using their artistic talents to raise money so they can adopt two families this holiday season. With help from their parents, they lovingly created 40+ personalized pebble art pieces, surpassing their goal. When they stopped by the Adopt-A-Family site, they presented the Children's Foundation with... → read more

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Adopt-A-Family Donor Sign-Up Begins!

October 26, 2017
It's that magical time of year, where Christmas miracles happen for local families in need thanks to a generous community of donors who sign-up through the Children’s Foundation Adopt-A-Family Program. In 2016, 1,114 families felt a sense of relief, joy and hope at a time of year that can be very stressful with the extra pressure the holidays bring to... → 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