Empowering children and youth by connecting families with opportunities to build hope for lifelong change and break the cycle of poverty.

Latest News

Jamie Noland with crew

The helping hands of Trees for Tots

April 16, 2018
Jamie Noland, of Jamie’s Lawncare, with crew. Photo by DP2 Design & Photography Trees for Tots, our annual Christmas tree pick-up event, started in December 2012, when the Christmas tree pick-up program run by the city ended. The Children’s Foundation saw an opportunity to take on the program as a donation-for-service event. “That first year was a bit overwhelming,” says... → read more

Gala 2018 logo

2018 Around the World Gala Celebrates Community with "Aloha 'Ohana"

March 21, 2018
  The Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington is excited to recreate the warmth and fun of Hawaii with this year’s Around the World Gala, “Aloha ‘Ohana.” On October 13th, the community will come together to generate much-needed funds to provide empowering opportunities for local children and youth living in low-income households. The Hawaiian theme will be represented in the... → read more

Stanley Stick Hockey

Stanley Stick Hockey Supports Teamwork & Play

March 19, 2018
"Playing with a team of new friends” was what one nine-year-old boy enjoyed the most about playing hockey with the Stanley Stick Hockey Association. His mom added, “Hockey has been so good in helping him learn about working with a team and was a great opportunity for physical fitness and socializing.” Since 1975, Stanley Stick has been providing a fun,... → read more

 Check out how you're
building brighter futures
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