How Moorelands Kids Christmas Sharing spreads Holiday Cheer

For some, the holiday season is “the most wonderful time of the year.” However, this is not the case for everyone. For many families, the holiday season can often be a stressful time for a variety reasons. Whether there are worries about having enough food or meeting the expectations of their kids, the holiday season […]

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Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season

The holiday season is a special time for many people. It is a time to connect with our friends and families and care for yourself inside and out, as well as others around you! It is also the time to give. By giving back to those who need it most—even in the smallest way—can bring […]

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Christmas Sharing Unites the Community!

Every year during the holiday season, Moorelands Kids’ Christmas Sharing unites the community as we come together to support families-in-need. Through your sponsorship or “adoption,” Toronto families facing financial challenges are provided with gifts, groceries, plus hats and mitts to keep them warm. This year one of our first-time camper families, the Siddiquis – a […]

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Give a Baby Bundle — Gifts That Last a Lifetime

Last Christmas, our Baby Bundles partners at Flemingdon Health Centre (FHC) shared with us the impact of our Sponsor a Newborn and Mom Holiday campaign on their clients and how your remarkable gifts at Christmas when you give a Baby Bundle have long-lasting effects. “The Baby Bundles allow us to support mothers in a full […]

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Why Confidence Matters

“Because of Moorelands, I feel more confident! Before, I was so shy in class that I never really raised my hand, but now I raise it so much!” Azira, 12, LED participant. Poverty impacts a child’s self-esteem, social interactions, relationships and mental health. With your support, Moorelands Kids can continue to empower children to overcome […]

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GivingTuesdayNow

As part of our Virtual Programs, our staff and kids have come together to create a thank you video for all the amazing essential workers who are keeping us safe and strong during this strange time. Here’s how you can join us in this global day of unity: Consider making a donation to support our […]

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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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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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