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2019 Annual Bay Street Beach Volleyball Tournament

Hosted by McCarthy Tetrault, the 2019 Annual Bay Street Beach Volleyball Tournament will take place on May 30th at Ashbridges Bay. The tournament is a fun fundraiser organized each year by the Articling Students at McCarthy Tetrault as a competition for the summer students at various Toronto law firms. A Toronto charity is chosen to […]

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AGM 2019

Thank you to everyone who joined us on April 24th, 2019 for the Moorelands Kids 2019 Annual General Meeting. Guests at the event learned how they are empowering Toronto children and youth from lower-income families to transform their lives through their support of Moorelands Kids. Community and Connections It was a fantastic opportunity to engage […]

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Moorelands Camp Visitors’ Day 2019

Please join us for Visitors’ Day 2019 at Moorelands Camp on Friday, July 12th. See our camp in action and discover what makes Moorelands Camp a unique and empowering experience! Park your car at Old Mill Marina (near Dorset) and take the boat across beautiful Kawagama Lake to see our programs in action. The marina is […]

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Moms telling Moms – Our Best Outreach – ED’s Report Spring 2019

“Moorelands Camp has definitely taught me how to trust…”   Lynda Tilley, Executive Director That’s what Letitia tells us in her story in this edition of myMoorelands. At Moorelands Kids, our vision is to empower kids to transform their lives. The warmer weather arrives and for us, that signifies the start of camp. We begin […]

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Put the Fun in FUNdraising with Friends!

” Miracles happen in multiples of one!” “ Jane Ferguson Get outside. Breathe deep; feel your whole body start to relax. Hear that—that’s the sound of kids laughing. When I ask core donors, John Offutt and Jane Ferguson, why they choose to throw a party to get kids to Moorelands Camp for summer, this is […]

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Moorelands Camp: More than Just A Week Away

Are you thinking of going to camp this summer? Or are you a parent who is considering sending your child to overnight camp for their first time away? Perhaps you’re a university student wondering what all the hype is about working at camp. Is it really as great as everyone says? We have news for […]

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Let’s Get Letitia to Camp – Send a Kid to Camp

“The happiness and positive vibes are in every person, place or thing on that island.” Letitia, Moorelands camper Moorelands’ camper, Letitia, shares her story: “I first came to camp when I was 11 with my younger sister. Before attending, I had been getting bullied at school which made me very nervous about going to the […]

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BLAST Is Knocking It Out Of The Park

Our BLAST program has been very busy these last few weeks! They have been working on their baseball skills, with the support of the Jays Care Foundation. Baseball is not only fun, active, and about developing your skills, but it also teaches us how to be leaders and work together. When you play baseball you […]

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Executive Director’s Report 2018

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. Moorelands Kids was established in 1912 out of a desire to fight against the impact of grinding poverty, disease and hopelessness facing thousands of families in Toronto. 107 years later outlooks are […]

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A Message from the President – AGM 2019

Robert Webb, President of the Board The Challenges of Poverty are Widespread. The challenges many families in Toronto face resulting from poverty and the lack of affordable housing are in the news virtually every day. Thanks to our donors’ generosity, Moorelands Kids is providing meaningful and life-changing support for the children and youth affected by […]

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LED – Developing the Leaders of Tomorrow!

Moorelands Kids’ LED program (Lead, Excel, Demonstrate) has launched for the spring semester! We’re so excited to have the opportunity to serve so many young people. Moorelands Kids is committed to empowering kids to become leaders, and setting them up for success. We invest in leadership and life skills learning programs that enable kids to […]

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Why Trustworthiness is a Vital Leadership Habit

“The only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him.” Henry L Stimson The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines trustworthiness as being worthy of confidence, and being dependable. It can also be described as being reliable, responsible, safe, secure, and steady. Trustworthiness is one of the most important qualities in life. It is the quality […]

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10 Things Parents Should Know About Moorelands Camp

Sending your child to camp is an exciting thing! They are going to learn, play, have fun, meet new friends, and grow in confidence and leadership skills. But we also know it can be nervewracking to send your child to sleep-away camp and that you might also have some questions. Here we will answer some […]

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