329 “Bundles of Joy” Shared Across Toronto in 2021!

Moorelands Kids’ Baby Bundles program makes a big impact across Toronto thanks to amazing community connections. Not only do our bundles provide vital supplies to low-income moms and their newborns, the program links them with a health care worker and community workers who provide ongoing education and support. In 2021, we worked with 12 partner […]

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Sofia’s Story: Macaulay Child Development Centre

Sofia, also a first time mom, experienced a lot of distress about the upcoming birth of her baby. Pregnant, and anxious over finances, Sofia worried how she would be able to care properly for her baby and whether she could be a good mother. Adding to the stress was the fact that Sofia is still […]

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Bolade’s Story: Robertson House

Bolade is a single parent and refugee from Nigeria who is currently relying on Ontario Works for her income. With three other children to take care of, she was already struggling to make ends meet and did not have extra money to buy baby supplies. When she heard about the Baby Bundle from Moorelands Kids, […]

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Sapphire’s Story: St. Stephen’s The Neighbourhood Group

Moorelands Kids has been working with St. Stephen’s since 2018. First time mom, Sapphire and her husband Paul have had a tough year. Newcomers to Canada without a network of support, they are struggling financially due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The company Paul works for has cut his hours severely. In a way, this feels […]

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LED and VITAL Kids Set Goals to Grow

“At LED, we learn the community code and why it’s important to think carefully about our actions, attitudes and behaviours before we act. We learn there are consequences for our choices.” Imani, online LED participant, age 13. Our online programs continue to provide kids with a safe space to build community and make friends while […]

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Moorelands Kids Community Supports 701 Children and Babies!

The results are in! By partnering with Moorelands Kids’ Christmas Sharing in 2021, you shared toys, holiday meals and baby supplies to hundreds of children. You ‘Topped Up the Pantry’ with over $30,000 in grocery support to get families with young children through the difficult month of January. And you shared joy to children and […]

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Help Moorelands Get Back to Camp!

The Moorelands Camp team is planning for in-person camp this summer! The connections you make possible throughout the year – Christmas Sharing and Festive Fridays – are so important in helping us stay in touch with our families and keeping our community strong. While we work on plans to get campers and staff up to […]

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Thank You For Empowering Kids — Lynda’s Message Winter 2022

Watching our kids and community come together over Giving Tuesday and Christmas Sharing at the end of last year was a timely reminder that there is much to be grateful for, even as we all continue to navigate tough times. On Giving Tuesday, we chose to highlight the acts of kindness our kids were making. […]

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