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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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Coins 4 Kids Family Skating Event - New Year's Day

December 19, 2016
Join us for the 9th Annual Coins for Kids - a family public skating and hockey event hosted by Reynard Wealth Management and RBC Dominion Securities.   → read more

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Children's Foundation Named One of Canada's Top Children's Charities by Financial Post Magazine

December 12, 2016
The Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington has been included on the Financial Post’s annual Charities of the Year List. This year’s list “The Top Children’s Charities Worth Your Money” features 23 charities from across Canada and includes primarily national charities. To build the list, the Financial Post scrutinized 740 children’s charities that raise more than $100,000 annually. The ratings... → read more

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