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2018 Around the World Gala features two unique entertainment groups with Aloha ‘Ohana

July 9, 2018
The annual Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington’s Around the World Gala takes on tropical inspiration with this year’s Hawaiian theme, presenting Aloha ‘Ohana on Saturday, October 13th at the Delta Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre. Each year, the Foundation seeks out live entertainment to support the year’s theme and this year, two unique groups share the stage adding energy... → read more

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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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