The Children’s Foundation with partner Trenton Golden Hawks Hockey Club have wrapped on another year for our Cheering for Children program.
This year, for every goal scored $21.00 was donated! We had another year of wonderful sponsors, who with this program are going to help make a difference for children and youth in Hastings County.
With 105 goals total in the regular season, TCF raised $2,205.00 for our Playing for Keeps program. This program provides funds for children & youth to participate in any activity or sport of their choosing.
We want to thank all of the sponsors involved with this event including; Trenton FreshCo, Tomasso’s Restaurant, MacKay Insurance Brokers, Wright Dentistry, Dr. Julianne Peterson, Papa John’s Pizza, Royal Bank of Canada (Trenton), S&A Investments, Canadian Tire (Trenton), BONN Law, & Mandy Keene, Remax Quinte Ltd.
Great season Hawks & we can’t wait to continue to watch in the playoffs!
GO HAWKS GO! Together we are #helpingonechildatatime
On Saturday, February 23rd Kristin Crowe joined The Children’s Foundation Guardian Angel family as she was honoured, in front of 350 guests, at the Foundation’s Annual Gala that raised a record amount of $156,000! The Guardian Angel Award was created 18 years ago to recognize philanthropic leadership of individual(s) and groups.
Board Chair Sam Brady says, “Our community – and this organization, The Children’s Foundation – is so fortunate to have charitably minded and positive leaders like Kristin Crowe as supporters. Kristin’s popularity is evident in the amazing results achieved and success of our Angel Gala. Kudos to our gala committee, TCF staff, gala sponsors and donors, as well as the many volunteers for putting on this incredible event to celebrate Kristin”
Gala Chair, Aleesha Camp commented, “We are once again amazed and humbled by the tremendous support of the community for our endeavours…”
On behalf of the children and youth of The Children’s Foundation thank you to everyone who supported the Guardian Angel Gala.
Cop Shop 2018 was a wonderful success! Thank you to Quinte Mall, Cushman & Wakefield and Belleville Police Services for partnering with The Children’s Foundation to help make 15 local children have a nicer holiday this year!
From the generousity by Quinte Mall, to the amazing experience with local police; this is an amazing program and to see what can happen when our community bands together to help those in need.
Thank you to our community partners for everything that you do & together we are #helpingonechildatatime
2019 Guardian Angel-Kristin Crowe
On Thursday October 25, 2018, The Children’s Foundation announced Kristin Crowe to be our 2019 Guardian Angel. The Gala will be held at AVAYA in Belleville on Saturday, February 23rd, 2019.
We are so excited and couldn’t think of a better recipient for this award. Thank you to Impacto Protective Products for being our Title Sponsor for this year’s Gala & to everyone who took the time to join us last Thursday. If you are interested in sponsoring, donating or purchasing tickets please call 613-962-9292. Thank you and together we are #helpingonechildatatime
Thank you to all of our generous sponsors & riders for supporting the 6th Annual Kanter for Kids. It was a beautiful day on the trails through Hoards Station, but we had over 50 riders participate. We managed to raise $7,500 for children and youth in Hastings County. This ride was also in support of Child Abuse Prevention Month happening throughout October. For all who came in purple, including our four legged friends, you looked amazing!
Together we are #helpingonechildatatime
As our 2018 Child Abuse Prevention Month is in full swing we want to say THANK YOU to each and every one of you who are supporting this campaign throughout the month of October.
We are very excited about the participation throughout our communities in Hastings, Northumberland and Prince Edward Counties and hope to see all of you GO PURPLE on October 24th this year.
Together we are #Helpingonechildatatime #ibreakthesilence
On Saturday September 15th family and colleagues gathered at Highland Shores Children’s Aid to remember Ken Sykes and raised funds for The Children’s Foundation Reach for Success Bursary Awards Program.
Ken Sykes was an active member of The Children’s Foundation Board of Directors for seven (7) years. Ken was a true champion for children and youth-in-care and was instrumental in establishing our Reach for Success Bursary Program.
This year, The Children’s Foundation wanted to do something special to mark the goal of raising over $100,000 for the Reach for Success Bursary Program. A stone was created for the commemorative Rock Garden out front of the TCF office. Another new edition to this year’s event, a Plaque was given to the Top Fundraising firm, who will for a whole year be given bragging rights!
The Children’s Foundation (TCF) has been serving children and youth in Hastings County since 1991, and, in 2015, expanded to include Northumberland & Prince Edward Counties. The Children’s Foundation is an autonomous organization governed by its own Board of Directors and is the charitable arm of Highland Shores Children’s Aid (HSCA). Additionally, TCF offers programs for families who are at risk with no affiliation to HSCA. Programs and services aim to educate and inspire members of the communities they serve and to effect change that bring people and financial resources together to improve the quality of life for at risk children and youth.
If you would like to donate or for more information on our Reach For Success Bursary program, please call us: 613.962.9292
It’s very easy….your company pledges a donation for every goal the Trenton Golden Hawks score during the regular season and we’ll take care of the rest! Last year the Hawks scored 167 goals! ($1 per goal pledge = $167 donation).
In return for your pledge, you will receive the following recognition:
• Your name will be prominently displayed in the Duncan McDonald Memorial Community Garden Arena
• 2 Complimentary tickets for the banner unveil on Friday, October 5th 2018
• Your company logo will be displayed on TCF website and recognized on TCF Facebook page
One of the programs The Children’s Foundation funds is Playing for Keeps. When Children participate in recreational or cultural activities, they are not only learning a specific ability; they are developing positive interactive social skills that will last a lifetime. The funds raised during 2016/2017 benefited over 400 children in our community.
Our most sincere thanks to our sponsors for their investment and their commitment to the children and youth in our community! We hope you will join us again this Hockey Season!
Download the Cheering for Children Pledge Form