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New Utility Van for GJCC! » 2020-Feb-18

George Jeffrey Children’s Foundation and Centre are celebrating Fort William Rotary Club’s generosity that is bringing significant enhancements to services at George Jeffrey Children’s Centre. As part of their support, Fort William Rotary has funded a utility van that will be used for getting trial equipment to children’s homes and schools, as well as for transporting equipment for the Centre’s Children’s recreation programs including sledge hockey, ...

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Sensory Circuit Coming to GJCC » 2020-Feb-07

George Jeffrey Children's Foundation was honoured to be selected as a 2019 grant recipient of the Thunder Bay Community Foundation Fund, which will bring a Sensory Circuit to George Jeffrey Children's Centre. The Sensory Circuit will enable children with special needs to have access to a sensory motor routine, which will help them reach an optimal level of stimulation in order to participate in therapeutic activities. The sensory motor circuit will be designed and installed so that children hav ...

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Soapbox Races Notice » 2020-Jan-15

George Jeffrey Children’s Foundation has decided not to host the Soapbox Races event in 2020. We have not made this decision lightly, as we appreciate that the Soapbox Races are meaningful to many of us. There are a few reason the decision was made including: safety, workload, event logistics, and deterioration of equipment. The Foundation will use this time away from the event to re-evaluate it and we will continue to stay in touch with Soapbox families, supporters, and our community. ...

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Holiday Hours » 2019-Dec-20

Please note George Jeffrey Children’s Foundation will be closed from Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at 12:00 noon through Wednesday, January 1, 2020. The office will reopen on Thursday, January 2 and will resume regular hours of operation. 2019 charitable donation tax receipts will be issued for all cheques that are postmarked on or before December 31, 2019, or are received in our Centre’s mailbox by December 31, 2019. Anyone wishing to make a 2019 donation via credit card may do so on ...

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Donation from Hill City Kinettes » 2019-Dec-19

Therapeutic Pool Toys making a Splash at George Jeffrey Children’s Centre Photo: Left to right, Ava-Marie Vescio, Tammy Vescio (donor of the therapeutic pool toy basket), Jessica Coley (Hill City Kinettes President), Luca Vescio, Sue Dubinsky (Event Co-chair), Steve MacDonald (Executive Director of George Jeffrey Children’s Foundation), and Mary Dubinsky (Event Co-Chair) in George Jeffrey Children’s Centres' pool area with the donation of therapeutic pool toys.    ...

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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update Updated June 15, 2020 Our Foundation team is working remotely and is here for you. ...


Foundation News - Spring 2020

Our donors, like YOU, are continuing to have an incredibleimpact on care at George Jeffrey. We are e ...


Announcing New Children's Champion Club

Our Foundation is excited to announce the Children's Champion Club - a monthly giving club that allo ...


Craft Cares Donates to Charities

Sleeping Giant Brewing Company's Craft Cares Initiative Donates $15,590 to Local Charities! George ...


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Events

Gentlemen of Harmony presents 'On a Personal Note' Spring Show 2020

Gentlemen of Harmony presents 'On A Personal Note' Spring Show 2020 Join us for a musical evening w ...


Parade of Lights 2019

Spectators were impressed once again at the 2019 Thunder Bay Police Association Parade of Lights! De ...


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