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Introducing Free to Grow

October 29, 2018
  The Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington has evolved their Free to Play Program, now called Free to Grow. The Free to Grow Program will still fund recreational activities like sports, arts and camps. However, families will now be able to choose to receive financial assistance for life-skill development activities such as babysitting, driver training, tutoring and more. In... → read more


Jennark Homes along with Williams & McDaniel Increase Student Nutrition Support to Combat the Rising Cost of Food

October 5, 2018
Taylor McDaniel, Jennifer Mochrie and Clark McDaniel present $17,000 to the Children's Foundation Food & Friends Program.   Jennark Homes and Williams & McDaniel Property Management are increasing their annual support to the Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington Food & Friends Program to ensure students have the nutrition they need to learn. For the fourth school year, Jennark and... → read more


Children's Foundation Launches Emergency Fundraising Campaign

August 17, 2018
Without additional community support, hundreds of children in Guelph and Wellington may not have the opportunity to participate in reactional activities this summer and fall. The Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington has seen an unprecedented increase in the demand for its Free to Play Program that has outpaced available funding. The Foundation is looking to friends and supporters to... → read more

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Adopt a FamilyFree to GrowFood and Friends HeadingScholarships help youth take their next step in their educational journeyTotal children helped by communityCFGW-Stats-August-2018