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

“Moorelands Camp has definitely taught me how to trust…”   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 to wind down our […]

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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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Sabina

Sabina is 13 years old and, as we all know, being 13 can be tough. Before she came to Moorelands Youth LED (Lead Excel Demonstrate) program, she was “a shy type of person”. Sabina never put herself forward and didn’t have the confidence to speak up in class. She also struggled to make friends and as a result hated […]

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How You Can Help Kids By Supporting Moorelands After-school Programs

Read on to learn what can be achieved this fall at Moorelands After-school programs with your help!Kids from low-income neighbourhoods are falling behind their middle-class peers – reports confirm economic disparities result in academic disparities. At BLAST after-school program, super fun activities teach kids, grades 1-6, vital skills needed to succeed in school… PLUS we […]

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Register for the STWM 2017

STWM 2017: Walk/Run for Moorelands in the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon and help kids affected by poverty bridge the opportunity gap. WHEN: Sunday, October 22, 2017 TIME: 8:00 am (5K) / 8:45 am (Full & Half Marathon) WHERE: 5k start = Lakeshore just west of Ontario drive Half & Full Marathon Start = University Ave between Dundas St […]

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Sage’s story

“I feel that at Moorelands – learning the things we do such as responsibility, leadership and trustworthiness – it’s a perfect program to help kids get on the right track, clear their minds & send them in the right direction to be successful.”   I remember my first year at camp, my 8th birthday was the night before. […]

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Donors 2016

We gratefully acknowledge the following donors whose gifts allow Moorelands to offer a leadership experience to Toronto’s disadvantaged kids. Patrons Circle ($100,000 + ) The Gale Family Leaders Circle ($50,000 + ) Mackenzie Investments Charitable Foundation Builders Circle ($20,000 + ) Bill & Karen Barnett Fossil Group Canada Great West Life, London Life and Canada […]

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Donors 2015

THANK YOU Donors! Leaders Circle Donors ($50,000.00 + ) Bill and Karen Barnett Friends Circle Donors ($20,000.00 + ) Anonymous Geoffrey H. Wood Foundation Great West Life, London Life and Canada Life Harry E. Foster Charitable Foundation The Independent Order of Foresters Mackenzie Investments Charitable Foundation PortsToronto TD Bank Group Tippet Foundation Anna Yang and […]

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GivingTuesday

December 1st is #GivingTuesdayCa Tuesday, Dec 1st Go Online! GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that happens each year after Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It’s a time when Canadians, charities and businesses come together to celebrate giving and participate in activities that support charities and non-profits. Thank you everyone who supported Moorelands on […]

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Christmas Sharing Interview 2015

What’s Special about Christmas Sharing? “Everything!” Ask Kim Williams what’s special about Moorelands Christmas Sharing and she’ll tell you “everything!” Kim, a mother of two, was first introduced to Moorelands Christmas Sharing program in 2011. “My sister was the first one to tell me about it, and boy, it was a big turnaround for our […]

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Christmas Sharing 2015

Adopt a family in our Christmas Sharing Program Every year during the holiday season, Moorelands offers a uniquely personalized way for you to reach out to Toronto families in need. Our Christmas Sharing Program links a family, firm or group with a family or families to be ‘adopted’. Through your sponsorship or “adoption”, Moorelands provides […]

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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