Our Events

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Gala 2017 logo

October 14th, 2017


Together, we raised $150,000 to empower local kids!!


Thank you to all of our donors, sponsors, guests and volunteers for contributing to such

a fun and exciting event! Event photos will be posted soon! In the meantime, read the 

press release here of the great impact achieved. THANK YOU!!!


Trees for Tots

January 6th, 2018


We raised $52,444 in 2017 for children in our community!

3,000 trees were picked up in 2017 in the City of Guelph!

Mark your calendars for our 2018 pick up date: Saturday, January 6th!

 Live Free cropped

March 2nd, 2018



Every day, children in our communities go to school hungry.

The 2017 Live Free From Hunger Campaign raised over $80,000 and engaged over

37,000 students so local children can hunger for knowledge, not food.

Join us next year to help bring healthy food to hungry minds.




May 16th, 2017


The 22nd annual Golf Tournament raised $27,000!

Victoria Park East Golf Club on May 16th, 2017

Visit the event page to learn about our sponsors and see photos from the day.



Third Party Events

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Click here to host your own Third Party Fundraiser 




Tambola Night - Royal Diwali Gala 2017

Saturday October 21st, 2017

A night of food and celebrations hosted by the Guelph Punjabi Cultural Group.

Proceeds from the event will support CFGW programs. Join us and help build brighter

futures for local children! Email guelphpcg@gmail.com for tickets.



Elora Market Fall 2018


Elora Handmade Market

Sunday October 29th, 2017, 10 am - 3 pm

A curated indie-craft market, the perfect place to purchase original pieces for yourself or

as gifts. The Market showcases an array of crafts including paper goods, soaps,

jewellery, pottery, clothing, vintage finds, accessories, knits, photography and more! 

100% of proceeds from the bake sale, raffle table and admission fees ($2) will be

donated to The Children's Foundation Food & Friends Program.

Visit the event page or Facebook for more details on the event and attending vendors.


TNCE Oct 2017


Teen Night Club Experience - Halloween Edition!

Monday October 30th, 2017

The Teen Night Club Experience is back with a Halloween event, including a costume

contest and pumpkin carving stations!


This event is for youth in Grades 9-12.

Get your tickets here.



Inspiration 2017




Thursday November 2nd, 2017

A magical family event celebrating the arts and the community. All proceeds go to

the Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington's Free to Play Program.

Get your tickets here.



Beards4Breakfasts is a fundraising campaign led by a group of Upper Grand District

School Board principals in Guelph, growing beards to raise money in support of CFGW

Food & Friends Program. They have vowed to grow their beards until they reach

$5,000 and then - it's shearing time!!

Support the campaign here.

SOAR logo


SOAR: The Southern Ontario Amazing Race

Saturday, June 2 - Sunday, June 3, 2018

A two-day, clue-based adventure including physical and mental challenges to test

racers strengths and experience the best of Southern Ontario’s landscapes and cities.

Registration is now open for 2018!