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The Children’s Foundation Adopt-A-Family Program is Bringing Hope and Joy Home for the Holidays.

October 8, 2020 — With all the changes the pandemic has brought about in the community, the Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington is adapting their popular holiday support program, Adopt-A-Family. This year, Adopt-A-Family will still match donors with families in need to brighten up their holiday season but the program will be moving to a gift card model rather than asking donors to...

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The Children’s Foundation Expands it’s Free to Grow Program to Include Mental Health Support for Local Children

August 20, 2020 — The Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington is taking important steps forward to ensure that children’s overall health and well-being are supported, by expanding their Free to Grow program to include mental health counselling for local children and youth from low-income households. The Foundation serves children and youth that may have been impacted directly or indirectly by anxiety, depression, addiction,...

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Children's Foundation launches Free to Grow at Home initiative

June 9, 2020 —     The Children’s Foundation Free to Grow Program helps hundreds of kids from low-income homes get in the game every year by funding them to participate in recreational activities like sports, camps, and the arts, as well as life-skill activities like babysitting training and driver’s education. With so many activities being cancelled this summer due to the ongoing pandemic,...

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