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Children’s Foundation appoints Karyn Kirkwood as Senior Director of Development

October 12, 2021 — The Children’s Foundation is excited to announce that Karyn Kirkwood has been appointed as Senior Director of Development. In this new role, Karyn will help lead programming and fund development as we continue to grow and support more children and youth. “The Children’s Foundation has seen a lot of growth over the past several years, especially as we’ve responded to...

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

September 20, 2021 — 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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Empower Local Families this Holiday Season through the Children’s Foundation’s Adopt-A-Family Program

November 16, 2020 — The annual Adopt-A-Family Program, run by the Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington, is still bringing hope and joy home for the holidays to local families in need, but in a different format this year due to COVID. For the health and safety of all those involved, the Foundation made the decision to adapt the program to a gift card...

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