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Adopt-A-Family Provides Opportunity for Personal Growth

November 20, 2018
Giving can not only help the person receiving your support, it can also provide you with great joy and sometimes even a learning experience. Many staff, volunteers and donors have reflected that participating in Adopt-A-Family has made them grow as a person and increase their compassion and understanding. Adopt-A-Family focuses on supporting families over the Holidays who are in a... → read more


Introducing Free to Grow

October 29, 2018
  The Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington has evolved their Free to Play Program, now called Free to Grow. The Free to Grow Program will still fund recreational activities like sports, arts and camps. However, families will now be able to choose to receive financial assistance for life-skill development activities such as babysitting, driver training, tutoring and more. In... → read more


Jennark Homes along with Williams & McDaniel Increase Student Nutrition Support to Combat the Rising Cost of Food

October 5, 2018
Taylor McDaniel, Jennifer Mochrie and Clark McDaniel present $17,000 to the Children's Foundation Food & Friends Program.   Jennark Homes and Williams & McDaniel Property Management are increasing their annual support to the Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington Food & Friends Program to ensure students have the nutrition they need to learn. For the fourth school year, Jennark and... → read more

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