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Children's Foundation Launches Emergency Fundraising Campaign

August 17, 2018
For Immediate Release: Guelph, Ontario.  Thursday August 16, 2018. Children’s Foundation Launches Emergency Fundraising Campaign in Response to Unprecedented Demand for Free to Play Program. Without additional community support, hundreds of children in Guelph and Wellington may not have the opportunity to participate in reactional activities this summer and fall. The Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington has seen an... → read more


Join our Team: Events Manager

August 10, 2018
We have an exciting opportunity at the Children's Foundation! We are recruiting an Events Manager who is excited to help raise the funds to empower lifelong change for children living in poverty. Bring your enthusiasm, superior organizational and interpersonal skills, creativity, stellar teamwork and commitment to Donor Love to our high performing and compassionate team. This is an incredible opportunity... → read more

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Tickets are now available for the Children’s Foundation 2018 Around the World Gala: Aloha ‘Ohana

August 7, 2018
The Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington’s (CFGW) biggest annual celebration, the Around the World Gala, calls together loyal sponsors, donors and community members to celebrate and make change for local children and youth. Taking its theme inspiration from a different geographical location each year, this year Around the World gets tropical with the Hawaiian theme, Aloha ‘Ohana! “‘Ohana is... → read more

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Adopt a FamilyFree 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 communityCFGW-Stats-June-2018