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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Congrats to Karin Ibscher on Her Triumphant Kawagama Lake Swim!

Thank you, Karin Huge congratulations and thanks to Karin Ibscher on completing her epic swim! Karin’s impact has been tremendous.  At the time of going to print, she has surpassed her goal of sending 20 kids to camp and raised $24,787 and introduced 137 new people to the life-changing magic of Moorelands Camp. But what’s […]

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2019 Annual Bay Street Beach Volleyball Tournament

Hosted by McCarthy Tétrault, the 2019 Annual Bay Street Beach Volleyball Tournament took place on May 30th at Ashbridges Bay. And it was spectacular! The tournament is a fun fundraiser organized each year by the Articling Students at McCarthy Tétrault as a competition for the summer students at various Toronto law firms. A Toronto charity […]

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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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Executive Director’s Report 2018

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 better for children and […]

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Natalie

“Moorelands changed Natalie. Be Natalie’s hero. Make a donation before the end of the year to help Natalie spread some Moorelands “campfire confidence” to other Toronto kids.” I’d like you to meet Natalie. She’s just one of the 133,000 children who are living in poverty in our city, right now. Natalie was going through a tough […]

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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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Moorelands 100 Kids to Camp Night Photo Gallery

What an amazing night! THANK YOU to everyone who helped make Moorelands 100 Kids to Camp Night on May 16th, 2017 such a success! We came together to celebrate Moorelands Camp’s 100th Birthday and surpassed our goal, sending 102 kids to Moorelands Camp – in one night! Like Joanne said on the night: “Moorelands isn’t […]

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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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Martha Eisenhoffer

Century Club Member – Martha Eisenhoffer “I can’t help but love Moorelands Baby Bundles….  This is a great way to help that has enormous value when it is done and delivered.” Martha Eisenhoffer loves Moorelands Baby Bundles. For many years, as part of the Telco Community Volunteers Toronto Retirees Club, she has been carefully sewing […]

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Victoria Swindell shares her story

“Moorelands creates SO MANY opportunities… for development, for growth, for fun… I have a huge debt of gratitude. Gratitude. Gratitude. Gratitude!” Victoria Swindell joined Moorelands as Swim Staff in 1979 and since then has been unwavering in her support of Moorelands Wilderness Camp. She remembers her first experience of camp with great enthusiasm: “My sister […]

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Moorelands – 100 Kids to Camp Night

Please join us for a fabulous night’s entertainment and send 100 kids to Moorelands Camp, featuring live music from the St Royals, gourmet food, an open bar and a wonderful selection of live and silent auction items!

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Celebrating Our Runners – STWM 2016

“The miracle isn’t that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start.” ― John Bingham, No Need for Speed: A Beginner’s Guide to the Joy of Running On Sunday, October 16th, 2016, six Moorelands’ champions ran the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Half Marathon to raise money for Moorelands’ vital programs and we couldn’t […]

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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