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How to teach kids to be peaceful problem solvers

Teaching kids about conflict resolution and how to solve problems peacefully is an important part of child development. Life isn’t always plain sailing and kids need to learn to be peaceful problem solvers so they can build healthy friendships and navigate the ups and downs of life. As much as we would love to protect […]

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Stop and Think – How to Use Your Pause Button

Take a moment to stop what you’re doing and think: When was the last time you lost your temper? It happens to the best of us, we could be innocently going about our day and then BAM! Something – or someone – pushes one of our buttons and sets us off. We get mad, frustrated […]

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Care for Yourself this Winter

Brrrr! It’s cold out there! Self-care is important. If you don’t care for yourself, you’re bound to get run down, or worse, sick! And then how will you achieve your best? How will you care for others? Since winter seems to be doubling down on us this week, we’d thought we share some tips on […]

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Thank You for Sharing this Christmas

THANK YOU for sharing this Christmas!! Moorelands Kids exists to ensure no child is left behind because of family income – Christmas Sharing is just one way in which our AMAZING donors show kids they matter and teach them the value of generosity and caring. This year, 956 children, including 164 newborns and moms, were sponsored through the Adopt-a-Family program. THANK […]

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Thank You For Giving Back On Giving Tuesday!

THANK YOU!!! We’re so grateful to everyone who celebrated Giving Tuesday and supported Moorelands Kids! We are overwhelmed by your generosity! On Giving Tuesday, YOU… Rallied to give back to your community and show support for Toronto kids. Took up the Harold E. Ballard Foundation’s challenge to rebuild Junior Cookout, donating $10,455 towards the rebuild […]

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#GivingTuesday 2019

DOUBLE YOUR IMPACT TODAY Moorelands Kids needs YOUR help this #GivingTuesday! On our property on Kawagama Lake, but a 30-minute hike from the main camp, we have a large cabin called Junior Cookout. Despite the name, it’s used by all 700 of our campers to provide shelter on campouts, cookouts and other camp adventures during […]

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Buy a Brick to Take Down the #Unignorable Tower!

United Way Fundraiser CONGRATS TO ERITHA HUNTLEY LEWIS! The winner of the 50/50 fundraiser! We’re fundraising to help the United Way of Greater Toronto take down the #UNIGNORABLE Tower. Buy a brick for $10 and you could win $500! With each brick purchase, your name will be attached to a brick on our mini #UNIGNORABLE […]

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Christmas Sharing – A Chance to “Do Good” Together!

As a mother herself, Jacqueline Grisé, owner of Caterpillar & Co. and Monarch Manor Childcare Centres, knows just how much pressure families can come under at Christmas time. “The costs of Christmas can really start to add up. I’m so happy that we can support families-in-need at Christmas and help them celebrate.” Today, Caterpillar & […]

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Fanjoy Wine Fundraiser a Huge Success

Serving Serious Wines & Fun Times Long-time supporters, Marg McKillop and Bill Fanjoy, challenged their friends to join them for a wine-tasting party with a twist and in the process raised over $18,000 for Moorelands Kids’ after-school programs! Honouring new Board Director, Eryn Fanjoy, Marg and Bill generously treated guests to delectable wines from around […]

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Our Christmas Wish – ED’s Report Holiday 2019

Everyone likes to receive presents during the holidays and you can give a gift that delivers big change in the life of a Toronto child this Christmas. We URGENTLY need your help. 100 of our most under-served kids remain without sponsorship as we face the year-end. Their need is clear. Our need for your help […]

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Camp Outs – The BEST NIGHT EVER!

See why Elise thinks Camp Outs are THE BEST NIGHT EVER at Moorelands Camp! By Elise, age 13 “I’d never been canoeing before so I was super excited when we got lessons before camp out. Sitting there with the wind blowing on my face felt simply amazing. When camp out day finally arrived, everyone in […]

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Why Philanthropy is Important

Philanthropy means “love for humankind”. The word has its origins in the Greek “philos,” (loving) and “anthropos,” (humankind). Sometimes the words “philanthropy” and “charity” are used interchangeably but there is a difference. Charity actually refers to a short-term, empathetic response to an immediate problem or issue (for example, giving food to someone who is hungry), while […]

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The Importance of Volunteering

At Moorelands Kids, we think volunteering is so important that we created our VITAL youth leadership program for high school students at Marc Garneau CI. The program’s goal is to empower participants with leadership skills and help them become community leaders and positive role models through service in the community. Right now, our 21 VITAL […]

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Jordan’s Story

“I believe every child should get these experiences in their life, it would help them to grow to be a better person just like me. The activities we did there required a lot of leadership, support, courage, empowerment, and kindness.” Jordan, Moorelands Kids’ camper, age 11 “I really enjoyed going to Moorelands Camp in summer […]

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