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What is positive youth development?

By Robyn Bell “This world demands the qualities of youth: not a time of life but a state of mind, a temper of the will, a quality of imagination, a predominance of courage over timidity, of the appetite for adventure over the love of ease.” — Robert Kennedy. What is positive youth development? Positive Youth […]

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Stay Home & Stay Creative

Right now, as much as possible, it’s important to stay home,  stay safe, and save lives.  But we all know, staying home can be a bit boring! Don’t worry, Moorelands Kids is here to help! Below you’ll find lots of videos and resources to help you stay creative at home – most of the materials […]

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Catch the Ace!

PLAY OUR NEW CATCH THE ACE LOTTERY 2 chances to win every week! Get your tickets by Tuesday night to win the weekly prize.  PLUS, find the ACE of SPADES for the Progressive JACKPOT starting at *$5,000. 2 CHANCES TO WIN BIG – EVEN IN WEEK 1! HOW IT WORKS The deadline to buy your tickets is 11.59 pm Tuesday, March 2nd   Don’t miss out […]

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Fundraise Online – Be a Send a Kid To Camp SUPERHERO

Moorelands Kids; Send a Kid to Camp (SAK) fundraising campaign kicks off in early spring and we’re looking for volunteers to help us fundraise online to support campers this summer. We all have unique strengths to share and there are different ways you can help send camp to kids! Please consider becoming an online SAK […]

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Announcing Moorelands Festive Fridays!

Moorelands Festive Fridays – monthly camp meet-ups are another new initiative for Moorelands Kids to keep our campers connected year-round! In fall 2020 we launched a new Family Fun Night on the last Friday of every month and the event name was recently selected through a camper contest. So far families have enjoyed online bingo, […]

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Moorelands Kids Rated One of Canada’s Top 100 Charities!

We are so proud to announce that we have been rated one of Canada’s Top 100 Charities in 2020 by Charity Intelligence (Ci)! Here’s what Ci say about theirTop 100 rated charities for 2020: “Most giving today is based on a charity’s name recognition, supported by massive fundraising campaigns, often costing tens of millions of […]

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Christmas Sharing – Adapting to Overcome!

By David Borsook, Camp Director and Christmas Sharing Coordinator I wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone who went above and beyond to support our families at the end of last year. The COVID-19 pandemic meant a lot of changes to Christmas Sharing. Contactless drop-off/ pick-up and social distancing measures were in place […]

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Behind the Scenes at Baby Bundles

By Danielle Buller, Baby Bundles Coordinator Baby Bundles is the longest-running program at Moorelands Kids – we’ve been supporting new moms in need since 1912! Our program runs in partnership with 13 other community agencies supporting marginalized moms who are seeking community supports.   Moms in need of assistance are able to access the program by […]

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Online Programs Help Kids Overcome

Since March 30, 2020, Moorelands Kids has been offering online programs to our kids. We asked our kids how our programs helped them overcome the challenges of the pandemic and here’s what they had to say. How online programs help kids “The pandemic’s changed the way I go to school and means I have to […]

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2020 in Review

Taking a look back at all we achieved together in the strange year that was 2020… “Typically a child’s world is very small, but even they know that the world is an uncertain place;” These true, even prescient words from our Executive Director started her letter to you in our last Stakeholders’ Impact Report.  And […]

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THANK YOU FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS!

You are Amazing! This past Holiday Season was difficult for many in our community, here’s how the support of our 262 Christmas Sharing donors helped lift people up and overcome challenges: 163 Families provided with gifts, grocery support 337 Children given gifts and Moorelands’ 3 ply masks 313 Baby Bundles provided to newborns and their […]

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Overcoming the challenges of COVID – ED’s Report Winter 2021

I wanted to express my heartfelt gratitude for your support in 2020. In a year where Canadians reported they were giving 37% less to charities due to Covid-19 and the economic shutdown to flatten the curve, the Moorelands Kids family stood strong in support of the children we serve. February is the month of love […]

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The Future Is Now – Black History Month 2021

This February is Black History Month and the theme is “The Future Is Now”. “The Future is Now” is a chance to celebrate and acknowledge the transformative work that Black Canadians and their communities are doing now. Check out these resources for ways to celebrate and get involved with Black History Month: Resiliency of Black […]

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Things To Do At Home This Family Day

With Family Day just around the corner, Moorelands Kids has you covered with a collection of exciting ways to spend the day while staying home and staying safe! Although many attractions are temporarily closed, Family Day is a great time to take advantage of the many opportunities being offered virtually from the comfort of your […]

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