Quinte Children's Foundation
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Monthly Archives: October 2020

2021 Guardian Angel Gala Announcement!

Bernie Ouellet to be 2021 Guardian Angel!

On June 12th, 2021, The Children’s Foundation (TCF) will celebrate the 21st anniversary of the Guardian Angel Gala by honouring an individual who has given so much to children.

Board Chair Sherry Archer says, “The Board of Directors were thrilled when Bernie Ouellette’s name was put forward for the 2021 Guardian Angel.  Bernie has been quietly supporting of so many amazing organizations in our community to help improve the lives of children.  As an organization, we look forward to celebrating Bernie and his generous community support”.

Bernie Ouellet is well-known for his involvement in numerous organizations in our community such as: United Way Hastings & Prince Edward, YMCA Belleville, Loyalist College Foundation, Trenton Memorial Hospital Foundation, The Rotary Club of Belleville and The Children’s Foundation. As a partner of the Rentx Group, he has also been recognized as Business Person of the Year from the Quinte Business Achievement Awards.

“A Rat Pack Gala” is to be held on Saturday, June 12, 2021.  To sponsor, purchase a table, or buy tickets please call 613-962-9292. Gala Chair Liz Lehtinen commented, “This year’s gala committee is so eager to create a swinging affair of an evening to celebrate Bernie and all that he does for our community. He has a few close friends who are already honoured Guardian Angels, but on June 12th we’re going to make sure that Bernie gets to join the “pack”, along with his family, friends and our community get to have an amazing evening celebrating an amazing person.”

$75,000 Kids Can’t Wait Radiothon!

On Wednesday, October 7th The Children’s Foundation partnered with Mix 97, Rock 107, CJBQ, 955 Hits FM and Cool 100 to coordinate the 1st Kids Can’t Wait Radiothon in support of The Children’s Foundation servings Hastings, Northumberland and Prince Edward County raising an outstanding total of $75,000!!!

Board Chair Sherry Archer says, “Thank you so much to all of the radio stations involved, TCF staff, volunteers, sponsors, and donors to help create such a wonderful day. The support has been overwhelming and we are so fortunate to be involved in such a generous community.”

Executive Director, Kim Henry commented, “We will be able to help so many children and youth through our programs and services because of the money raised here today. I am overwhelmed! We live in a great community!”

On behalf of the children and youth of The Children’s Foundation thank you to everyone who supported the Kids Can’t Wait Radiothon.

Play a Round for the Kids Success!

Our hearts are full with the success of our 16th annual Play a Round for the Kids Golf Tournament!

Due to the overwhelming support of our sponsors, donors and volunteers TCF was able to raise $25,000 at our annual Play a Round for the Kids Golf Tournament.

Special thank you to Black Bear Ridge Golf Course & The Banquet Centre for allowing TCF to still make this tournament happen and dealing with all of the COVID-19 restrictions in place.

We are so thankful and can’t wait to see you all again next year!



Belleville (Main) Site
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T: 613-962-9292
F: 613-966-3868

BN : 892996968RR0001


Northumberland Site
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T: 905-372-1821 x1258
F: 905-372-5284


Prince Edward County Site
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T: 613-476-7957 x2470
F: 613-476-2316