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Create hope

Join us in helping ensure that every child and youth in our communities have equal opportunities to grow and explore.


To improve the lives of disadvantaged

children and youth

We strive to improve the quality of life for children and youth in need by providing educational opportunities, inspiring activities, engaging experiences, and resources, that empower children and youth for future success, in the communities of Hastings, Northumberland and Prince Edward Counties.


Programs & Services

Programs available for EVERYONE in the community.

Reach for Success

Bursaries & Scholarships for youth pursuing post-secondary education as well as awards for youth in care who have demonstrated personal growth in light of challenging circumstances.

Playing for Keeps

Funding for sports & other recreational activities like music lessons, art classes, cadets, girl guides etc.

Camps of Hope

Funding for camps of any kind including day, overnight, summer, March Break, Christmas and PA Day camps.

Strive to Thrive

Funding for classes that build life skills and support mental health.

Angel Tree

Holiday support to families without the means to purchase holiday gifts.

Keep Baby Safe

Offers support in the form of cribs, mattresses and car seats to ensure infant safety.

Programs specifically offered to those who are in the CARE OF LOCAL SERVICE WORKERS.

Helping Hands

Offers pre/post natal support to mothers in need.


Help us create hope

Your support provides enriching experiences to help support and inspire children and youth to reach their full potential.

Explore other ways to help

  • Donations in honour of, or in memory of someone special

  • Bequests

  • Memorial Gifts

  • Tribute Gifts

  • Cash donations

  • Currency for Kids

Become a

Discover opportunities that match your interests and availability.


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Play a Round for the Kids Golf Tournament

Thursday, May 25th 2023

Join The Children's Foundation at Black Bear Ridge Golf Course and Play a Round for the Kids!

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Peter Smith Memorial Golf Tournament

September 14, 2023

Money raised will support the Peter Smith Memorial Scholarship, helping at-risk youth attend university or college.

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Kids Can’t Wait Radiothon

October 4, 2023

 The Childrens Foundation is proud to present the annual Kids Can't Wait Radiothon, because Kids Can't Wait!


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