Our Events

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Gala 2017 logo

October 14th, 2017


Come Around the World with us on Saturday, October 14th!

Tickets are now on sale!

Come celebrate Canadian culture with a Children's Foundation twist!

Visit the event page to learn how you can bring your company onboard as a proud

event sponsor.


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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Charity Mouthguard Clinic

Wednesday August 23rd, 2017

Come on by Speedvale Dental Centre between 4-7 p.m. and get fit for a custom

mouthguard! The cost is only $20 incl. taxes and a portion of proceeds go to building

brighter futures for local kids. Hosted by our friends at Speedvale Dental Centre, the

Guelph Storm and Tim Hortons.




 Smile Cookie



Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign

September 11th - 17th, 2017

When you purchase a Smile Cookie at locally participating Tim Hortons, your full $1

goes to the Children's Foundation Food & Friends Program, bringing healthy food to

hungry minds. Buy a cookie for friends or colleagues and help local kids... SMILE :) 

Learn more about Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign here.




Golf ball        




Canadian Rental Association of Ontario Golf Tournament

Tuesday September 19th, 2017

A portion of proceeds will go to programs providing kids in the community an

opportunity for a brighter future.




Bishop's Dinner



WCDSB Bishop's Dinner

Thursday October 5th, 2017

The Wellington Catholic District School Board puts on the annual Bishop's Dinner for

the 15th consecutive year. A portion of the proceeds will go towards building brigher

futures for kids in the communtiy. Purchase your tickets here.




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.




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.

SOAR logo


SOAR: The Southern Ontario Amazing Race

Saturday, June 2 - Sunday 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.





TD Charity Golf Tournament

The June 21st TD Bank Financial Group Charity Golf Tournament raised over $14,000

this year! See the smiling faces that made it happen on our Flickr page.