Contact Information
Alternate Name CFGW ; Childrens Foundation of Guelph & Wellington
Office Phone Adopt-a-Family Team 519-829-0855 
Foundation office 519-826-9551
Fax 519-766-4870
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Primary Contact Brenda Walsh, Administrative and Outreach Coordinator; Phone: 519-826-9551 ext 21; Email:
Alternate Contact Emilie Mossman, Donor Relations Manager; Phone: 519-826-9551 ext 29; Email:
Primary Executive Karyn Kirkwood, Interim Executive Director; Email:
Description (Site) On bus route 9 Waterloo Ave coming from Downtown
Site Location Guelph-Downtown Area
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
87 Waterloo Ave
Guelph, ON N1H 3H6
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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: 
* individuals 
* 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.
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Service Categories Holiday Adoption Programs ; Holiday Donations