Our incredible supporters make it possible for us to provide powerful supports and opportunities to children, youth and families through our Children First Fund.
Thank you to all of our donors, sponsors and partners for all that you do to to meet needs, create opportunities, and provide solutions that help the children, youth and families we work with achieve their best outcomes!
“Each one of us can make a difference. Together, we can make change.” – Barbara Mikulski
2020-2021 Donor List
Amy and David Estill
Anna MacQueen & Drew Shannon
Brian and Kathy Magee
Bo Cheyne & Jeff Smith
Barbara & Donald McKay
Doug and Susan Lane
Fred Primoli, Anne Lockie & Family
Friends of FCS
Heather McDonald – Insight Psychology
Jeff and Sharron Watson
Jenna and Aaron Afshar & Family
Jennifer and Carl Mackie
Joan M Todd.
Jodi Hosking & Cam Harvey
Katie Saunders and Steven Jacobs
Katrina Bell and Adam Snell
Natalie and Jason Moreton
Nicole Neufeld and Mike Hryn
Sandra and Kevin Pitts
Sarah Haanstra and Ryan Van Engen
Sheila and Edmund Markle
Tammy te Winkel
Guelph Driving School
Halwell Mutual Insurance Company
MDM Insurance Services Inc.
Ontario Mutual Insurance Association
RBC Royal Bank – Rockwood
Rego’s Janitorial Ltd.
Shagg Salon Guelph
Zehrs – Eramosa
FOUNDATIONS AND NOT-FOR-PROFITS
Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada
Knox Presbyterian Church
Guelph Chamber Choir
*The following list reflects gifts (cash and in-kind) received during the 2020-2021 fiscal year (April 1, 2020 – March 31, 2021).
**If you donated during our 2020-2021 fiscal year (April 1, 2020 – March 31, 2021), and do not see your name above, we may have had difficulties reaching out to you to obtain your consent for publicly sharing your name in our donor recognition materials. If you are a donor and would like to add your name to this list, please reach out to Jenna Afshar, Fund Development and Communications Manager, at Jenna.Afshar@fcsgw.org.
Lynda White Helps Youth Achieve their Dreams through New Bursary Program
The cost of post-secondary education can be a huge barrier many of our youth wishing to continue their education. Thanks to Lynda’s incredible gift in support of a new bursary program, more youth will have the opportunity to go to school, and achieve their dreams.
Grace Balnar Donation
A former Family and Children’s Services staff member, Grace Balnar made a significant gift in cooperation with her family company Balnar Management Ltd, to the Children First Fund; a gift that will continue her lifelong commitment to children and youth, and support a long-time family tradition of assisting vulnerable children in the community.
Delta Hotel Guelph
“We are so very proud to be in a community that has a service like Family and Children’s Services that is committed to the support of children, youth and families in such positive and constructive ways. This is the pride of place that compels us to continue to support a service that is trying to make a real difference in the lives of our future leaders. We are truly honoured to be associated with such a committed group of leaders and volunteers.” – Sean Billing, General Manager