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15th annual Southern Ontario Amazing Race surpasses $1 million raised

June 5, 2018
The 15th annual Southern Ontario Amazing Race (SOAR) was a landmark event. Held as a fundraiser for the Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington, teams selected to participate fundraise to help support the programs of the Foundation. This year, the 20 teams of two raised $72,829 bringing SOAR’s 15-year total funds raised to $1,009,848. Glenna Banda, the Children’s Foundation Executive... → read more

Breaking Cycles & Creating Hope

Breaking Cycles & Creating Hope

June 1, 2018
In 2017, we listened to your voice and the voice of our community. We heard you. We heard that it’s time to do more. Now, we are ready to focus on the ultimate goal: to build hope for lifelong change and break the cycle of poverty.   Based on your input, we created a plan for the next three years... → read more

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Food & Friends student nutrition programs take part in Live Free Campaign to raise over $77,000 and help local kids live free from hunger

May 29, 2018
The Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington’s Food & Friends Program supports 106 student nutrition programs in Dufferin, Wellington and Guelph. Local children and youth have access to nutritious food through breakfast, morning meal, lunch and snack programs in a safe and convenient environment so they can have the energy they need to focus on their school work and get... → read more

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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