Matching Weeks Challenge Success!

THANK YOU! Matching Weeks Challenge Goal Exceeded – $195,000 Raised! We’d like to extend a special THANK YOU to the Ross Family for generously matching gifts to the challenge. Together, you’ve made two weeks at camp a reality for 55 kids in 2019 through project DIVE. This new program will give campers the chance to […]

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Baby Bundles: A Transformative Gift of Hope and Care

What’s the impact of a Moorelands Kids’ baby bundle? That’s the very question we put to Natalie Di Quattro of Native Child and Family Services, who have partnered with us for more than 12 years. “The impact of a Baby Bundle goes beyond the physical items,” explains Nancy. “It really helps moms that are struggling; […]

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To Transform is to Experience Change – ED’s Report – Winter 2019

Thank you for your incredible support and encouragement in 2018! Because of you, we ended our year with strength.  More kids than ever before were able to experience Moorelands Kids’ programs and gain new skills. As 2019 unfolds, we want to share with you the importance of developing new skills.Our vision is to empower kids […]

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New Skills for a New Year!

Moorelands Kids’ programs empower children and youth to transform their lives with new skills, new experiences and a new outlook. Your support has a long-lasting impact on the lives of some of Toronto’s most vulnerable kids. But don’t just take our word for it; discover what our participants say they’ve learned at Moorelands and how […]

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Share the Love this Family Day

In honour of Family Day (February 18th), we’re running a social media contest to help grow the Moorelands Kids family! From now until Family Day, when you share our posts publicly on Facebook or Twitter, or post about our programs on Instagram, using the hashtag #MoorelandsKids and tagging us, you’ll be entered into a draw to win Moorelands Kids swag! This Family Day Help […]

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Time to Celebrate Together – ED’s Report – Holiday 2018

The Christmas Season The Christmas season evokes thoughts of sharing which often inspire us to give to others — to the family and friends we love and to those in our community who are in need. With a new calendar year just around the corner, December also is a time to review 2018 and its […]

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Make a Difference

We are thrilled to share that all 243 Toronto families in our Christmas Sharing program have been adopted! That equates to over 600 children who get to celebrate the holidays with cheer, thanks to the gifts and grocery cards donated by thoughtful and caring people! THANK YOU! Are you still looking for ways to help out and […]

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First Annual Festi-fall Brings Campers Together in the City

On Saturday, October 20th, 2018, Moorelands Kids held its First Annual Festi-fall for camper families and the impact of Moorelands Camp was clear to see. Two hundred campers, their parents and our AMAZING Moorelands Camp alumni volunteers came together for a delightful afternoon of carnival games—pumpkin curling! Ring toss! Giant Jenga™! A Sully and Gilbert […]

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Moorelands Kids has the Chance to Do Even More for Kids

Thanks to a generous donor, we have a Matching Weeks Challenge for Camp—out to you and to our entire community! We know that having the opportunity to go to camp is wonderful for all kids. With your help, Moorelands Kids makes that happen every year for over 600 children and youth who, because of their […]

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The Growing Need for Moorelands Kids Leadership Programs

“Child Poverty Affects Families in Every Single Ward in Toronto,” read a headline from the Toronto Star’s coverage of the municipal elections in November. Sadly, the recently published 2018 Toronto Child & Family Poverty Report estimates that more than 125,000 children live in low-income families. The data illustrates that poverty, long thought of as an […]

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Chris Gale: Supporting Moorelands Kids – It’s a Family Decision

Chris Gale, CEO Angus Systems Hi. I’m Chris Gale, CEO of Angus Systems, which is a small software company on Leslie Street just north of Eglinton.  We are a progressive company and take pride in supporting the community around us.  In particular, we like to align ourselves with organizations that help disadvantaged women and children. […]

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All our Children Need to be Safe on the Water

“All our children need to be safe on the water.” A strong sentiment, one that Deborah Wilson, Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs, PortsToronto, shared with us in a recent conversation. And since 2014, PortsToronto has been making sure that Toronto children who attend Moorelands Camp will be! Water safety and water recreation have always […]

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What Will Your Legacy Be?

When it comes to Planned Giving, many people think about leaving a bequest in their will. That is wonderful, but did you know there are other ways to leave a legacy gift to Moorelands Community Services including: A gift of real estate, stock options, shares in privately owned companies, gifts of listed securities, charitable remainder […]

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Kawagama and Bear Lake Cottagers Raise Over $91,000 for Moorelands Kids

The Starry Summer Night Committee took the entire lake to Hawaii on Saturday, August 18th For the fourth consecutive year, cottagers of Kawagama and Bear Lakes singularly raised a huge gift of cash for Moorelands Kids. The dedicated, 11-person volunteer committee of Starry Summer Night Bash 2018 (SSN 2018) raised over $91,000, exceeding their goal […]

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Serving More Kids and Serving Kids More! ED’s Report – Fall 2018

Serving More Kids and Serving Kids More! That’s our job, first and foremost. In partnership with our Board of Directors, Moorelands Staff has worked hard this year to deliver on our promise to “Empower Kids to Transform their Lives.” That promise – our new vision – has set the tone and pace for leadership, innovation […]

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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