Ways to Help

The Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington is a local organization helping local families. Your support of the Children’s Foundation is an investment in the health and future of our community, an investment in brighter futures.

There are many ways you can get involved with the organization, or help support our mission:

Financial Donations Financial Donations

Donating to the Foundation helps support our four core programs: Adopt-A-Family, Food & Friends, Free to Grow and Scholarships
COVID-19 Support: We have created two emergency relief initiatives to support our community in different ways durring the COVID-19 pandemic. To learn more about these initiatives, click here

Events Events

Throughout the year, the Children's Foundation hosts many fundraising events within the community. We have an annual Fore Our Kids Golf Tournament, our Around the World Gala, and many more. To learn more about our events, click here

Fundraiser Host a Fundraiser

Planning a Third Party Fundraiser is a great way to host a fun community or business-growing event that supports a great cause and gives back to the community. Whether it's a golf tournament, a group garage sale, a benefit concert, a staff event, a dinner party... The options are endless! Let your imagination run wild! You can learn more about hosting your own fundraiser here

Volunteer Volunteer with us

Volunteers are an essential to the work done by the Children's Foundation and they're part of what makes our community so great. We admire the many volunteers who step forward in a caring and supportive way and come together to invest their time, skills and enthusiasm in helping in so many ways. The support offered by over 1,500 event, office and project volunteers makes it possible for the Children's Foundation to empower children and youth, build hope and help create lifelong change. Want to join our team to volunteers? Learn more here.

Sunshine Sunshine Wear

Our happy sunshine is a beacon of light to many children living in poverty. However, there are still children living in need who have yet to access the programs offered by the Children's Foundation. Help spread our rays of sunshine to the families and children in Guelph and Wellington who still need us - support the Children's Foundation mission and vision and wear your sunshine bright for all to see! Order your sunshine wear today!


There are many other ways to help empower local children, such as planned gifts, gift of securities, donations in honour or in memory, and so much more. For more information about what you can do to get involved please email our Director, Community Engagement, Mandy Schnurr mandy@childrensfoundation.org