Community Fundraising Events In Support of KidsAbility

Thank you to all in our community who support KidsAbility Foundation through our community engagement events and initiatives. We are re-imagining new ways to partner with individuals and groups in our community as well as bring our KidsAbility events to you in a safe and engaging way during the current COVID-19 circumstances. 


Looking to Host a Community Fundraising Event or Activity?

Hosting an event or activity in support of KidsAbility can be a great way to help make a difference for our children and youth, and a lot of fun in the process. Whatever your event or activity is, we are here to assist and have developed some Guidelines, Steps to Success, Top 20 Fundraising Ideas and more in our Community Fundraising Event and Activities Guidebook to help get you started!

Your support is appreciated and we look forward to assisting you to help make your event or activity a success. Once you have decided which type of event or activity you would like to host, it is important to complete a proposal form. For a Community Fundraising Event or Activity, please complete the Event Proposal and Terms & Conditions formFor a Cause-Related Marketing Event or Initiative, please complete the Cause-Related Marketing Proposal and License Agreement.

Please email the completed form to Bianca Gennaro.

For all information regarding upcoming events, please contact:

Bianca Gennaro

Development Officer, Community Engagement
519-886-8886 ext.1308
Toll Free 1-888-372-2259


What's Happening Now:

July 2021

 Local Artists for Local Walls (LAF)

For the month of July, LAF will be donating 20% of proceeds from art sales to KidsAbility.


To learn more, please click here.

July 12 - September 6, 2021

 Level Up for a Cause

Team DAVE - FRC Team 3683 – is a Robotics Team from St. David CSS in Waterloo, Ontario. Their team participates in the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) which is an international program for high school students. The goal of FIRST is to prepare young adults for the future, helping build connections and gain valuable life skills.

Their goal is to raise $5,000 for the children and youth at KidsAbility. You can check out their fundraising page here.

September 13-19, 2021

 Tim Horton's Smile Cookie Week

Stay tuned for more information!


Grainharvest Breadhouse

Ongoing generous support since 2013 | Grainharvest - An artisan family-owned bakery located in Waterloo since 1989. From every tasty, fresh and hand-made pretzel purchased, 10 cents is donated to KidsAbility™ Over $50,000 raised to date! Thank you!

Ongoing Spilling the Greens: The Cookbook that Keeps on Giving
By: Josie Schwartz

Spilling the Greens is a cookbook that contains a collection of recipes focused on wholesome, clean ingredients that are prepared in a simple way. With over 40 recipes included, ranging from sweets and baked goods to healthy breakfasts, drinks, mains and salads, there is something for everyone.

100% of the profits generated from the book will be donated to the KidsAbility Foundation. 

Please click here to learn more!


Rotary of Kitchener-Waterloo – Catch the Ace Lottery

Presenting Catch the Ace – Rotary of KW’s all new lottery beginning September 10 with a chance to win weekly draws and a progressive jackpot!

Proudly founded and supported by Rotarians since 1957, KidsAbility is grateful to be named a beneficiary of net proceeds, alongside St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation and Grand River Hospital Foundation.

Find out more about how to play! Visit Catch the Ace Lottery – Rotary of KW, the official website managed & supported by the work of five Rotary clubs in Kitchener and Waterloo, proudly serving the community for nearly 100 years. 


 Annual Events - KidsAbility Superhero Challenge

It’s all because of you and a community of enthusiastic and unshakable supporters that we doubled our goal to raise over $168,000 to date for this year's KidsAbility Superhero Challenge – with more donations still to come! Stay tuned - we’ll announce a final grand total in August.

Thank you to everyone who took up the challenge while raising funds and showing superhero spirit!

Check back this Fall for next year's Superhero Challenge dates!

The Superhero Challenge is a fun, friendly and inclusive challenge where families, schools, groups and companies can select an activity of their choosing to raise funds to support children and youth at KidsAbility.

You can learn more about our annual Superhero Challenge by visiting!