Community Fundraisers and Events

We are strengthened by our community and grateful for the unwavering support! Please visit our Host a Fundraising Event page for more information on how to create a fundraiser in support of KidsAbility! If you have any questions about our events, please connect with Paige Phillips at pphillips@kidsability.ca 

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Volkswagen Waterloo - Donation Station Holiday Fundraiser

November 1-30, 2022

Volkswagen Waterloo's service “promotion” is all about helping people through the holiday season by contributing a portion of every service invoice to charity, and KidsAbility has been selected as one of the four organizations for this years’ fundraiser. 

A donation will be made on behalf of each customer to their choice of charity in appreciation of their visit. Last year's total was over $17,000 donated! 

Visit Volkswagen Waterloo to book your service appointment today 

 

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Barranca Boutique Salon - Davines Hair Care Boxes

November 1 - December 31, 2022

In the heart of Uptown Waterloo you'll find your next purchase of self-care and support KidsAbility! $5 will be donated from each sale of a Davine's Hair Care Gift Box, but only until December 31. Learn more about this fundraiser at Barranca Boutique Salon.

 

 

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Kidunified Puzzle Fundraiser

Kidunified.ca | November 15-29, 2022

Just in time for the gift-giving season. Proudly made in Guelph, Ontario, Kidunified is a small batch puzzle maker with a big heart! $10 will be donated to support KidsAbility for each Kidunified’s puzzle purchased between November 15th and November 29th. Kidunified’s goal is for more children to see themselves and their community represented in the puzzles they play with. With your purchase, you are supporting Diversity, Inclusivity and Equality. 

Visit Kidunified's website to purchase your own Children's Makers Market puzzle. Free delivery in Guelph and area for online orders.

 

MayCourt Club Christmas Dreams

Conestoga Mall | November 22 - December 3, 2022 

The highly anticipated Christmas Dreams tree raffle returns with its festive display in the courtyard of Conestoga Mall. 

Get your raffle tickets for a chance to win one of 4 stunningly decorated trees plus 30 other prizes including: TV, BBQ, Fireplace, a night's stay at Langdon Hall, and cash prizes.

Tickets: 1 for $5, 3 for $10, 10 for $20 

Draw date: December 3 at 2 p.m. 

For more than 50 years, the May Court Club of Kitchener-Waterloo has been making a difference in our community. Their team of dedicated volunteers host a variety of community fundraisers with proceeds of the highly anticipated Christmas Dreams Raffle supporting KidsAbility, other charities and future May Court Club projects. To date, seasonal fundraisers have raised over $700,000 for the wider community.


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Sounds of Christmas 2022

WMB (Waterloo Mennonite Brethren Church), 245 Lexington Rd, Waterloo, ON 

After a two-year pandemic pause, The Sounds of Christmas 2022 musical production returns for six performances with every purchased ticket supporting KidsAbility.

Benefitting KidsAbility, the multi-generational, multi-performer musical journey features many styles of holiday music, from traditional favourites and new treasures of country, rock 'n roll, and gospel, as well as toe-tapping instrumentals and various dance styles.  

The show has become a tradition for many to kick off the festive season and combines the performances of Nicole Guse, Shane Guse, Stacey Lee Guse, Curtis Sullivan, Jim Clayton, Sean Habermehl, Steve Hogg, Fred Smith and a cast of young performers from the KW and surrounding area. 

Produced and directed by Nicole Guse of Guse Productions 

Showtimes:

  • Friday November 25     2:00 p.m. and  7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday Nov 26           2:00 p.m.
  • Friday Dec 2                  2:00 p.m. and  7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday Dec 3             2:00 p.m.

For Tickets: Purchase online box office tickets or call the Box Office at 519-502-8390 

 

Grobe's Christmas Tree Country

November 19 (tentative open) - December 24 

“Christmas Tree Country” at Grobe’s Nursery and Garden Centre kickstarts its holiday tradition of donating the $2 baling fee to KidsAbility for every live Christmas tree purchased. This family-run business has raised over $67,000 since the company first introduced the fundraiser in the 1990s. For nursery location and hours, visit Grobe’s Nursery and Garden Centre  

 

Conestoga Mall Gift Boxes

Conestoga gift box flyer announcement

November 28 - December 24 during Conestoga Mall Guest Services operation hours

Purchase a thoughtfully curated gift box filled with items selected from participating Conestoga Mall retail stores - Lululemon, Saje, Sephora, Bentley, Bath and Body Works, Stokes, The Body Shop, Laura Secord, Lindt, T. Kettle, Aritizia, Backed By Bees, and Rocky mountain Chocolate Factory, along with a Conestoga Mall $25 gift card.

Quantities are limited and will be sold at Guest Services for $75 each (retail value of $150) with 100% of the proceeds supporting KidsAbility. 

Please visit Conestoga Mall online for holiday hours, updates and other key information to plan your shopping experience. 

 

 

Grainharvest: pretzel purchases in support of KidsAbility*

Grainharvest LogoSince 2013, this family-owned local business has baked a whole-lotta-love into every pretzel served. With every tasty, fresh and hand-made pretzel purchased, 10 cents is donated to KidsAbility.

A total of $70,000 has been raised - and counting!

With four locations to serve our community, you can purchase a pretzel and help make a difference for kids in need of therapy in your neighbourhood.

Find hours, locations and updates so you can plan a trip to Grainharvest.


* This is an ongoing fundraiser in support of KidsAbility Foundation.


Spilling the Greens: the cookbook that keeps on giving  

Spilling The Greens Cookbook
Spilling the Greens is a beautifully bound collection of recipes that focus on wholesome, clean ingredients to prepare in a simple and delicious way.

With over 40 recipes for meals and snacks, your body will benefit from the ingredients that burst with both flavour and nutritional value. But the best part is, by purchasing this book, you also help to support children and youth in need. 100% of the cookbook profits will be donated to KidsAbility.* 

Spilling the Greens is a passion project by author Josie Schwartz, Emerging Leader Council of KidsAbility Foundation volunteer member who is dedicated to supporting children and youth reach their communication, social, physical and developmental goals. Please visit Spilling the Greens to order your copy today. 

*Limited stock available.