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Children's Foundation launches Free to Grow at Home initiative

June 9, 2020 —     The Children’s Foundation Free to Grow Program helps hundreds of kids from low-income homes get in the game every year by funding them to participate in recreational activities like sports, camps, and the arts, as well as life-skill activities like babysitting training and driver’s education. With so many activities being cancelled this summer due to the ongoing pandemic,...

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Children’s Foundation partners with Market Fresh Guelph to provide food support for families in need

March 20, 2020 — Like so many in Guelph-Wellington, the Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington is concerned about how best to support the most vulnerable in our community during this unprecedented time of shut-downs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are especially concerned about the children who rely on food support through our Food & Friends student nutrition program, and we've been working...

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Executive Director Update - COVID-19 Office Closure

March 16, 2020 — The Children’s Foundation is continuing to monitor the latest COVID-19 developments and taking precautions to keep our workplace safe for our team members and the families we serve, as well as ensuring we are well-positioned to support our community. We appreciate your collaboration and encouragement around a proactive approach to the situation. Here are the latest updates: Our office is currently...

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