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Bight Gives Back » 2015-Dec-11

Bight Restaurant and Bar are giving back to their community through their menu item program, where one dollar of the featured item (calamari) is donated to a charity. On November 16, 2015, Bianca Garofalo presented a total of $2,600 to the three charities involved. Since the program started three years ago, Bight has donated $5,500 to charities in Thunder Bay and surrounding area. George Jeffrey Children's Foundation is grateful to be one of the recipients along with New Hope Dog Rescue and the ...

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George Jeffrey Duffers Classic » 2015-Nov-23

George Jeffrey Duffers Classic was started by George Jeffrey himself thirty eight years ago. George was avidly involved in his community; he was instrumental in the Chapples Memorial Golf Course, Fort William Gardens, Lakehead University, Confederation College, and the Northwestern Ontario Crippled Children’s Centre. George was a director of the board for the Centre for over 30 years and in his honour the Centre was renamed George Jeffrey Children’s Treatment Centre and later on Geor ...

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RBC Celebrates Employee Volunteering » 2015-Nov-20

Stephen Kontzie, Manager Financial Planning (left) and Matt Simeoni, Vice President, RBC, Northwestern Ontario Commercial Banking (right) present cheques to Thea Books, Events & Public Relations Assistant George Jeffrey Children’s Foundation (middle). As volunteer members of the Board of George Jeffrey Children’s Foundation, Stephen & Matt were once again pleased to be able to support the Foundation through the RBC Volunteer Grant Program. RBC’s Employee Voluntee ...

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Safeway Employees Continue to Support Local Charities » 2015-Nov-17

As part of its Employee Payroll Donation Campaign, Safeway is announcing a generous $3,285 contribution to George Jeffrey Children’s Foundation. Through this generous donation new kitchen appliances will be added to the Activities of Daily Living (ADL) Suite situated at George Jeffrey Children’s Centre. The ADL Suite is very unique to the Centre in that it allows our clinicians to teach clients, in a home-like setting, how to perform the daily activities that most take for granted. ...

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Giving Tuesday 2015 » 2015-Nov-02

Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving. After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday is a time to celebrate and encourage activities that support charities and non-profits. Whether it's making a donation, volunteering time, helping a neighbour or spreading the word, Giving Tuesday is a movement for everyone who wants to give something back. Giving Tuesday takes place on the first Tuesday of December, this year it will land on December 1st, 2015.    There are many ways that y ...

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News

Foundation Welcomes Steve MacDonald as New Executive Director

The Board of George Jeffrey Children’s Foundation is honoured to announce Steve MacDonald as t ...


St. Ignatius High School Musical Supports Local Organizations

St. Ignatius High School proudly presents "We Will Rock You: School Edition" in support of George Je ...


Carter Hutton Hockey Package Raffle

HOCKEY RAFFLE TAKES A NEW DIRECTION George Jeffrey Children's Foundation and George Jeffrey Childre ...


Studio West Salon & Spa Gives Back

Studio West Salon & Spa is giving back to their community by donating to George Jeffrey Children ...


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Events

2017 Soapbox Races Another Great Success!

Thank you! The generous support of our sponsors, participants, volunteers, donors and vendors made t ...


14th Annual George Jeffrey Children's Centre Soapbox Races

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