Supporting Live Free

The Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington invites you to be an advocate for children and youth in our community through our Help Kids Live Free From Hunger "30 in 30" campaign in support of the Food & Friends Program. Our goal is to provide 30,000 meals to local children and youth in 30 days, from March 5th to April 4th.

We are challenging community supporters: businesses, organizations, and individuals to partake in this campaign by making a donation to the cause, and telling your colleagues, friends, and family why you are Helping Kids Live Free From Hunger!

Our partner Keyspire, has helped us begin this initiative by providing over 8,100 meals.

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, at least 1 in 5 children in Canada faced food insecurity, and twice as many are at risk of going hungry now. Many children in our community live without the basic necessities that many of us take for granted. For some students, the food from our Food & Friends Programs will be their only meal of the day. Put simply, they are too hungry to learn.

But this can change and you can make a difference. By raising funds for the Food & Friends Program through the Live Free campaign, you can help provide a healthy start to the day for children and youth in our community who need it. 100% of the funds raised will help local kids Live Free From Hunger.