Our Events

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October 19, 2019

Saturday, October 19, 2019
Delta Hotels Guelph Conference Centre


Click here for more information!

Trees for Tots 

January 11, 2020


Save the Date for January 11, 2020!


Registration will begin on December 2, 2019

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Many thanks to all who donated, participated and planned special events during the 2019 Live Free Campaign


Click here for photos from the Celebrations this year!



Plans are underway for our 25th Anniversary!


Stay tuned for exciting announcements on how we will celebrate with you!

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#SOAmazingRace2019 raised $73,163.20!
Congratulations to Mike & Mike!



Third Party Events

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Fred Promoli

Fred's Bike for Brighter Futures

August 18th - October 7th | Kashmir to Kathmandu


Long-time friend and supporter of the Children's Foundation, Fred Promoli is gearing up to tackle the 3,700 km ride from Kashmir to Kathmandu over the course of 51 days from August to October.  Fred is dedicating it to the children who will benefit from the programs delivered through the Children's Foundation. 100% of every donation in support of his ride will go to benefit youth in our community through the four core programs of the Foundation. To donate to his ride visit: http://weblink.donorperfect.com/FredsBikeforBrighterFutures 


Over the course of his ride, Fred will be posting photos on his Facebook page in hopes of inspiring readers to be active and enjoy the health and social benefits of participation in regular physical activities. Follow Fred here: https://www.facebook.com/events/465369777547451/


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Ribfest - Drink Zone


August 23-25 | Riverside Park


Join the Children's Foundation at Ribfest's Drink Zone and get cooled off!  All proceeds from drink sales are going towards the Children's Foundation Four Core Programs. For more information please visit: www.ribfestguelph.com


Smile Cookie 2018

September 16-22

Tim Hortons Smile Cookie

September 16-22 | Guelph, Mount Forest, Harriston, Arthur, Fergus, Elora and Shelburne Locations


Buy a Smile Cookie and support CFGW Food & Friends Program. Your full $1 directly supports student nutrition programs in Dufferin, Wellington and Guelph.


Inspiration 2019 


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An Inspiration Event

Thursday, November 7| River Run Centre


Juno Nominated “Breakthrough Artist” Virginia to Vegas and Tyler Shaw will be performing on November 7th, 2019 at the River Run Centre for An Inspiration Event presented by Inspiration Guelph.

This incredible concert is raising funds in support of the Free to Grow Program. For tickets: https://riverrun.ca/whats-on/virginia-to-vegas-and-tyler-shaw/