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Resource Centre

Community Resources: Funding Organizations

Foundations & Charities

The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada
Toll Free: 1-800-267-9474
Tel: 905-427-5353

The Easter Seal Society   
Tel: (416) 421-8377
Toll Free: 1 (800) 668-6252 

  • Children and youth with physical disabilities are eligible
  • Financial assistance for the remaining 25 % portion, not covered by Assistive Devices Program
  • Home and vehicle modifications
  • Camp fees for Easter Seal Society camps
  • Community camp experience

The Jennifer Ashley Foundation
Tel: (905) 852-1799
Fax: (905) 852-4324
R.R. #1, Uxbridge, ON  L0P 1R1

  • Cost of drugs,
  • transportation,
  • respite services

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Canada
Tel: (416) 223-2620
Toll Free: 1 (877) 629-9474

President’s Choice Children’s Charity (formerly Loblaw’s)
Tel: 905-459-2500, extension 3625
Toll Free: 866-996-9918
1 President's Choice Circle                                                                       
Brampton, Ontario  L6Y 5S5

Sunshine Foundation
Toll Free: (800) 461-7935

Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation
Tel: (416) 502-9474
Toll Free: 1 (800) 880-1004

Golden Griddle Children's Charities
Tel: (416) 493-3800

The War Amps - CHAMP Program     
Toll Free: 1 (800) 267-4023

Services Clubs

There are a number of services clubs actively involved in local communities. More information about such clubs may be found on notice boards at neighbourhood libraries and community centres, as well as in local community newspapers and newsletters.

As the contact person changes yearly, it is difficult to provide a single contact for each club. Check the local telephone directory for local listings. The following are a sample of service clubs, which may be active in your area.

Kin Canada (Association of Kinsmen, Kinette and Kin Clubs)

Rotary International

Lions International

The Kiwanis Club of Toronto

Knights of Columbus


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