Annual Report

President’s Report

Robert Webb, President, Moorelands Kids

The challenges many families in Toronto face resulting from poverty and the lack of affordable housing are in the news virtually every day.

Read Robert’s Message

Executive Director’s Report

Lynda Tilley Executive Director

Change is possible. At Moorelands Kids, we intend to drive success for Toronto’s children and youth from low-income families.

Read Lynda’s Message

At Moorelands Kids we are intentional.

We intend that children gain skills, experience personal growth, develop confidence and make friends because they have been to Moorelands Kids.

Moorelands Kids’ programs teach kids from low-income Toronto neighbourhoods the 21st Century skills they need to be outstanding
leaders and engaged citizens.

More Respectful

84% of Moorelands campers reported they now had an increased sense of respect for others.

Improved Communication

94% of LED participants said the program helped them improve their communication skills.

Discovered Strengths

95% of BLAST parents stated their child identifies and continues to use two new personal strengths gained at Moorelands Kids.

Improved Decision Making Skills

100% of LED participants reported improvement in their decision making and teamwork skills.

Partners Make Programs Happen

We gratefully acknowledge the following individuals, corporations, foundations and groups whose major one-time, lifetime or legacy contributions have significantly shaped Moorelands and allow us to continue our vital work in the community.

See full list of partners

Leaders Circle ($50,000 +)

Builders Circle ($20,000 +)

Olivia and Douglas Lee

Tippet Foundation

Anna Yang and Joseph Schull

Friends Circle ($10,000 +)

Catherine & Maxwell Meighen Foundation

Jane Ferguson and John Offutt

John D. McBride

Linda McCain

Yvonne McGregor

Brenda and Claude Norfolk

Lynn Ridout

Gretchen Ross

Lenore Walters

Ward Family Foundation

Robert and Mary Webb



An Update from Lynda on COVID-19

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation and public health advice to stay at home, Moorelands Kids’ office staff are working remotely and our office will be virtual from Monday March 16th to Thursday, April 30th. After-school programs will not run. Staff members are available by email or phone. Please visit our contact page to get in touch via email or our staff directory for a list of phone numbers.

We continue to accept applications for Moorelands Camp 2020. If you would like to make a donation, please click here or call: 416-466-9987 ext. 309.

New Virtual Programs Launch!

We're excited to launch virtual leadership programs while TDSB schools are closed. Check them out here: Virtual Programs.

If you need information on COVID-19 or health advice, please visit Toronto Public Health’s website. Moorelands Kids will continue to post updates about our services as the situation evolves.

Stay safe and healthy,

Lynda Tilley, Executive Director | Moorelands Kids