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Shelburne Donate A Plate

Shelburne Home Hardware Donate A Plate

February 15, 2019
Bill Gillam, owner of the Shelburne Home Hardware store, started the Donate A Plate fundraiser four years ago because he wanted to do more for the community.  So he asks for donations from the contractors who purchase goods from the store. The community participates by purchasing a paper plate to represent a breakfast plate for one of the five breakfast... → read more

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7th Annual Trees for Tots raises over $60,000 to help local children build opportunity

January 14, 2019
  The Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington’s 7th annual Trees for Tots event raised a record-breaking $60,000 this Saturday, January 5. All funds raised through the event go directly to helping support local children and youth build brighter futures. The Foundation’s four core programs are designed to work together to provide opportunities to build hope for lifelong change and... → read more

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Guelph, Help Your Christmas Tree Shine On!

December 17, 2018
    The Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington’s annual Trees for Tots event has become a community favourite and a true show of the strength of people working together. Now in its 7th year, the annual Christmas tree pick-up is a donation-for-service event: Guelph residents register for a minimum $10 donation and on the first Saturday in January, 200... → read more

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