Site: Guelph - Waterloo Ave
Service: Adopt-A-Family Program
|Record #: GUE0020||Last Modified: 26 Nov 2019||Last Full Update: 17 Sep 2019|
|Alternate Name||CFGW ; Childrens Foundation of Guelph & Wellington|
|Office Phone||Adopt-a-Family Team 519-829-0855
Foundation office 519-826-9551
|Primary Contact||Brenda Walsh, Administrative and Outreach Coordinator; Phone: 519-826-9551 ext 21; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alternate Contact||Emilie Mossman, Donor Relations Manager; Phone: 519-826-9551 ext 29; Email: email@example.com|
|Primary Executive||Karyn Kirkwood, Interim Executive Director; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Description (Site)||On bus route 9 Waterloo Ave coming from Downtown|
|Site Location||Guelph-Downtown Area|
|Located In Community||Guelph|
|Address & Map|
|Intersection||Glasgow St S and Waterloo Ave|
|Physical Access||Partially Accessible - Entrance - Accessible|
|Description & Services|
|Description (Agency)||Matches families in need with community donors (individuals, families, businesses) at holiday time.|
|Description (Service)||Donors provide gifts / food vouchers / gift cards for individuals, family members and independent teens.
Donors receive a wish list from their "adopted" family, then purchase and deliver unwrapped gifts to The Children's Foundation.
* gifts are prepared for delivery to families
* donors receive tax receipt for donation of gifts if receipts are submitted
**Donations of food vouchers, hydro vouchers and gift certificates may be dropped off at The Children's Foundation office
|Hours||Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm|
|Areas Served||Guelph ; Wellington County|
|Eligibility||Potential "adopted families" include:
* single moms and dads
* low income two-parent families
* independent-living teens in need
|Application||Families must be referred by a social service agency or community organization. Families cannot directly apply.
Contact the Foundation for information about gift drop off location.
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity|
|Service Categories||Holiday Adoption Programs ; Holiday Donations|