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

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Summer Job Opportunities

May 8, 2018
We are currently seeking enthusiastic candidates looking for great hands-on experience for four Canada Summer Jobs positions. Database Assistant Event Assistant Marketing Assistant Program Assistant   This position is funded by Canada Summer Jobs. All applicants must meet the following criteria: Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment period; Have been registered as... → read more

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Food & Friends student nutrition programs take part in Live Free Campaign to raise over $77,000 and help local kids live free from hunger

May 1, 2018
The Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington’s Food & Friends Program supports 106 student nutrition programs in Dufferin, Wellington and Guelph. Local children and youth have access to nutritious food through breakfast, morning meal, lunch and snack programs in a safe and convenient environment so they can have the energy they need to focus on their school work and get... → read more

Breaking Cycles & Creating Hope

Breaking Cycles & Creating Hope

April 25, 2018
In 2017, we listened to your voice and the voice of our community. We heard you. We heard that it’s time to do more. Now, we are ready to focus on the ultimate goal: to build hope for lifelong change and break the cycle of poverty.   Based on your input, we created a plan for the next three years... → read more

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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