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7th Annual Trees for Tots raises over $60,000 to help local children build opportunity

January 14, 2019
  The Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington’s 7th annual Trees for Tots event raised a record-breaking $60,000 this Saturday, January 5. All funds raised through the event go directly to helping support local children and youth build brighter futures. The Foundation’s four core programs are designed to work together to provide opportunities to build hope for lifelong change and... → read more

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Guelph, Help Your Christmas Tree Shine On!

December 17, 2018
    The Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington’s annual Trees for Tots event has become a community favourite and a true show of the strength of people working together. Now in its 7th year, the annual Christmas tree pick-up is a donation-for-service event: Guelph residents register for a minimum $10 donation and on the first Saturday in January, 200... → read more

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It’s Official! Guelph and Wellington Holiday Heroes have saved the day for the Children’s Foundation Adopt-A-Family Program

December 12, 2018
The Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington’s Adopt-A-Family elves have been hustling and bustling over the past two months, matching families referred to them by social workers with  generous donors in the community. With a wonderful outpouring of support from the community, they are overjoyed that all 1,134 families referred are being helped!   “Every year, tears flow as we... → read more

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