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Soapbox Races-New Partnerships & New Thrills » 2013-May-03

George Jeffrey Children's Foundation is proud to announce, Superior North Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Paramedics have stepped up their community involvement this year and a new partnership has been struck. The 10th Annual Superior North EMS Paramedics Soapbox Races In Support of George Jeffrey Children’s Centre will run June 8th and 9th at Waverly Park Hill. We are equally grateful that FORM Architecture Engineering has come on board for the 3rd year as ...

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A Lasting Legacy » 2013-Apr-25

Ordinary people show extraordinary generosity by leaving a legacy gift to a charity in their wills. This is especially true of long-time Thunder Bay resident Annie (Werbicka) Childs. Annie, who passed away recently in her 93rd year, bequeathed $100,000 to George Jeffrey Children's Foundation to assist children dealing with physical and developmental disabilities. We may not know the exact reasons for Annie making the provisions in her will but Stan Dromisky, a neighbour and friend, had a couple ...

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It's Lovely Weather for a Sleigh Ride Together With You » 2013-Jan-31

On Thursday, January 31st,  children from George Jeffrey Children's Centre were invited on a sleigh ride by a group of Bombardier Health & Safety representatives from around the globe! Every year the group gives back to the community by hosting a special event. The Bombardier group took children and their families from George Jeffrey Children's Centre to Centennial Park for a sleigh ride. The children enjoyed their sleigh ride accompanied by hot chocolate and donuts. The representative ...

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Enterprise Car Rental Foundation Gives Again » 2012-Dec-10

George Jeffrey Children’s Foundation is once again a fortunate recipient of a $5,000 donation from the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation. Michael Dziedic, assistant manager at the Arthur St location, was pleased to be able to help secure the donation.  Michael has a history with the Centre dating back to 1994 when his brother began receiving therapy at the Centre.  This is the second donation that the Foundation has received from Enterprise Rent-A-Car. ...

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Furry Friends Love Santa Too! » 2012-Dec-01

More than 350 people and their furry friends visited with Santa at the mock Christmas studio generously provided by Lynn Herman, owner of The Pet Shack, for the 12th Annual Photos with Santa fundraiser. Professional photographer Greg Malo spent his weekend taking snapshots of furry friends with Santa in support of the George Jeffrey Children’s Foundation and the Local Dog Rescue. Each charity received $1,765 from the proceeds of the photo shoot. In the six years that proceeds have been dir ...

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