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Apply before January 31 to be Part of an Amazing Race

January 26, 2017
Mike Prost, a competitor from the 2016 Southern Ontario Amazing Race has been selected to race in 2017 as part of an early bird application period. Mike reflected on his past race and encourages new racers to apply. “It’s fun. It’s exciting! Absolutely, 100% apply. Don’t think twice. Give it all you’ve got and big things will come.” Eleven team... → read more

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City-wide Trees for Tots raises over $52,000 for local kids

January 9, 2017
The Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington’s 5th annual Trees for Tots raised a record-breaking $52,444 this Saturday, January 7. The increase in funds raised will help the Foundation address the gap between the thousands of children living in low-income situations that it is currently unable to support. All funds raised go directly into funding the Foundation’s four programs for... → read more


You Made 2016 Brighter

December 30, 2016
You did it! We knew 2016 was going to be great. But, it was even brighter than we thought. Watch this video to find out how:   Help us keep 2017 bright by making a year end donation or sign up to be a monthly donor and support local children all year long.  Thank you for everything you did 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 provides students the nutrition they need to learnScholarships help youth take their next step in their educational journeyTotal children helped by communitySummary of our programs and success stories