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Guelph Community Organizations

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Royal Canadian Legion Branch 229
Charity and Not for Profit

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 229

About Us On April 9, 1932, Branch 229 Elora, of the Royal Canadian Legion was granted it's charter to operate. Since then, the Legion has been supporting it's community in many significant ways. Not only does the Legion look after Veterans
The SEED
Charity and Not for Profit

The SEED

What Is The SEED? The SEED is a not-for-profit food project at the Guelph Community Health Centre that was created in 2015 by a coalition of community organizations and individuals. Mission & Vision The SEED delivers community programs and
Rotary Club of Guelph Wellington
Charity and Not for Profit

Rotary Club of Guelph Wellington

About Us Rotary is an organization of business and professional person united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and help build goodwill and peace in the world.
Guelph Lions Club
Charity and Not for Profit

Guelph Lions Club

About Us Lions Club International was established in 1917 to create an organization for the betterment of our communities and the world at large. Helen Keller addressed the 1925 Lions Clubs International convention in Cedar Point, Ohio, USA and
Stepping Stone
Charity and Not For Profit

Stepping Stone

About Us Stepping Stone helps individuals and families experiencing homelessness step forward on a path toward securing permanent housing in Guelph-Wellington through housing focused programs and individualized support. Mission To end chronic
Guelph Firefighters Benevolent Foundation
Charity and Not for Profit

Guelph Firefighters Benevolent Foundation

About Us The Guelph Fire Fighters Benevolent Fund is a non-profit division of our union that raises funds to be distributed throughout our community, without personal gain to its members. All money raised and dispersed is done by unanimous decision
The Nature Conservancy of Canada (Guelph)
Charity and Not for Profit

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (Guelph)

Our Purpose With nature, we build a thriving world. The interconnection of people and nature is the Nature Conservancy of Canada's (NCC's) foundation; the idea that we are all one with nature. Together, through purposeful actions, we have
Wyndham House
Charity and Not for Profit

Wyndham House

About Us Since 1973, Wyndham House has been working to prevent, reduce and end youth homelessness. If you are between the ages of 16 and 25 and need assistance, use the links below. Need Support? Need a Place to Sleep Tonight? Wyndham House provides
Career Education Council
Charity and Not For Profit

Career Education Council

About Us The Career Education Council is a registered charitable organization dedicated to providing youth with meaningful opportunities for experiential learning, career exploration, and skill development. We collaborate extensively with local
Canadian Diabetes Association (Guelph)
Charity and Not For Profit

Canadian Diabetes Association (Guelph)

About Us A world free of the effects of diabetes is our vision. That’s why we’re working together to improve the quality of life of people living with diabetes. We’re sharing knowledge and creating connections for individuals and
Community Living Guelph Wellington
Charity and Not For Profit

Community Living Guelph Wellington

We believe in community first. We help people with developmental disabilities connect to community for: Work and Volunteering We help people find and succeed at paid jobs in the community. We also connect people to the skills building opportunities.
Community of Hearts
Charity and Not For Profit

Community of Hearts

What We See & What We Believe Community of Hearts Lifelong Learning Centre fosters independence by providing a safe, secure and stimulating learning environment for adults with developmental exceptionalism while enhancing the participants’
Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo-Wellington
Charity and Not for Profit

Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo-Wellington

About Us The Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington (CMHA WW) provides a full care system for those with addictions, mental health or developmental needs. We serve everyone from children to adults to seniors, all under one roof. Our
Lakeside Hope House
Charity and Not for Profit

Lakeside Hope House

DONATIONS: *HOPE House is a registered charity in Canada with 90% of our funding comes from individuals and businesses such as you. All donations over $10 will receive a charitable income tax receipt. Our registered charity number is 827120908
Out On The Shelf
Charity and Not for Profit

Out On The Shelf

Our History The idea of a queer community centre arose in 1997. Over the next couple of years, several brainstorming meetings took place. In 2003, the plan was put in to action when a number of social service providers from Guelph-Wellington met to
Guelph Arts Council
Charity and Not For Profit

Guelph Arts Council

About Us The Guelph Arts Council or GAC is an agency built on aiding the arts community. They assist with the development of new arts organizations and programs as well as helping to promote current members and their directives. They work to engage
Grand River Agricultural Society
Business Association

Grand River Agricultural Society

The Grand River Agricultural Society is recognized as a Community Leader through its investment in expanding local news coverage. Thanks to its participation in the Community Leaders Program we are able to enhance areas of content that were
United Way (Guelph)
Charity and Not for Profit

United Way (Guelph)

About Us Committed, Caring, Informed, Relevant, and Local. For more than 75 years, United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin has worked to monitor and meet the pressing social needs of our community. Directed by a volunteer board, managed by committed
Canadian Animal Health Coalition
Charity and Not for Profit

Canadian Animal Health Coalition

About Us The Animal Health Emergency Management (AHEM) project develops industry relevant resources to minimize the impacts of serious livestock diseases now and into the future. Our objective is to enhance the emergency management capabilities of
Guelph Police Association
Community Association

Guelph Police Association

The Guelph Police Association (GPA) works to uphold the honour of the police profession and to elevate the standards of policing. They also endeavour to promote a healthy and strong relationship with the community. They have many community
Rotary Club of Guelph Trillium
Charity and Not for Profit

Rotary Club of Guelph Trillium

About Us The Rotary Club of Guelph Trillium was chartered in October 1991. Today, the club has over 50 members and annually hosts one of Guelph’s favourite festivals, Ribfest. Since its inception, the club has raised over $1,200,000 from
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 234
Charity and Not for Profit

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 234

Everyone has their own reason for joining the Legion. Whether you are a Veteran yourself, you are supporting military family and friends, or you just want to do the right thing, there are countless reasons to join. Anyone can be a member. Join us in
Guelph Film Festival
Charity and Not For Profit

Guelph Film Festival

About Us The Guelph Film Festival is dedicated to expanding the proliferation of voices and perspectives of all kinds through the presentation of stories that explore themes of social justice, the environment, and community building. We have a long
Compass Community Services
Charity and Not For Profit

Compass Community Services

Our History Compass Community Services has grown in size and complexity since its inception in 1964 as a prevention-oriented program of the Children’s Aid Society. As the needs of the community grew and changed, the program incorporated as an
Guelph Food Bank
Charity and Not for Profit

Guelph Food Bank

About the Guelph Food Bank Guelph Food Bank, established by Spiritwind Christian Centre in 1989, is a proud founding member of Feed Ontario (formerly the Ontario Association of Food Banks) and affiliate member of Food Banks Canada. Guelph Food Bank
Ontario Agri-Food Technologies
Charity and Not for Profit

Ontario Agri-Food Technologies

About Us Today, innovative research and technology have created an explosion of agri-business opportunities. At the Agri-Technology Commercialization Centre (ATCC), we don’t just recognize that potential. We’re realizing it by
The Elliott Community
Retirement Living

The Elliott Community

The Elliott Community is Guelph’s only not-for-profit organization to offer four lifestyle choices for seniors; independent living in our life-lease suites, supported living in our retirement suites; retirement plus care; and full nursing care
Chalmers Community Services Centre
Charity and Not For Profit

Chalmers Community Services Centre

How we serve our community Chalmers is an emergency food provider for those living in Guelph, Ontario, who are experiencing food insecurity. We offer fresh and healthy groceries to those in need, along with diapers, hygiene products, clothing,
Kortright Hills Neighbourhood Group
Neighbourhood Group

Kortright Hills Neighbourhood Group

About Us Formed in 2007, The Kortright Hills Neighbourhood Group was conceived as an offshoot of the Kortright Hills Community Association Inc. (KHCA Inc.). Since their inception the group has been comitted to 'creating a village in the
Guelph Wish Fund For Children
Charity and Not For Profit

Guelph Wish Fund For Children

Our Story The Guelph Wish Fund for Children was founded in August 1984 by Ron Asselstine and Alan Ferris. On a routine trip during his officiating career in the National Hockey League, Ron found himself in a Minnesota hotel room watching TV after
Charity and Not for Profit

Friends of Mill Creek

About Us Friends of Mill Creek is a volunteer, community-based organization that supports landowners in rehabilitating Mill Creek. The group first organized in late 1997 for the purpose of implementing some of the recommendations contained in the
Portage

Portage

OUR MISSION Portage fosters the strengths and skills of substance-dependent persons to enable them, through comprehensive and cost-effective interventions based on the therapeutic community approach, to live lives of sobriety, filled with dignity,
Michael House
Charity and Not for Profit

Michael House

Our Vision Empower resilient women to overcome barriers for the betterment of themselves and their children. Our Mission To provide shelter and support to pregnant and parenting women and their children in need. Living Our Mission We offer a
Parents Without Partners
Charity and Not for Profit

Parents Without Partners

About Us Parents Without Partners (PWP) is a single parent support group for all single parents and their children. PWP is a 501.C3 educational organization promoting single parents and their children. It is not a dating organization. Although some
Children's Wish Foundation (Guelph)
Charity and Not for Profit

Children's Wish Foundation (Guelph)

Our Mission Together, We Create Life-Changing Wishes For Children With Critical Illnesses. Make-A-Wish creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. We are on a quest to bring every eligible child's wish to life, because a
Park N' Dance
Charity and Not For Profit

Park N' Dance

Park'n Dance gives dance classes, based on the Dance for PD format, for people with Parkinson's for health benefits and artistic enjoyment. Social time with light refreshments follows each class. Dance is highly beneficial for People with
Family and Children's Services of Guelph Wellington
Charity and Not for Profit

Family and Children's Services of Guelph Wellington

About Us We provide help and support services for families to ensure that children and youth are protected from physical and emotional abuse or neglect. We currently receive funding for the following services: investigating allegations of child
Dorset Rescue Kittens
Charity and Not For Profit

Dorset Rescue Kittens

From feral to friendly, it is our mission to rescue the most vulnerable felines and find them a forever home. Looking to be a forever home? We are a cat rescue based in Dorset and Guelph, Ontario. We rescue felines in need and provide them with a
Habitat for Humanity Guelph Wellington
Charity and Not for Profit

Habitat for Humanity Guelph Wellington

About Us At Habitat for Humanity Guelph Wellington, we envision a world where everyone has a safe and decent place to live. To achieve this vision, we partner with our community to build homes that provide the foundation for bright, stable and
Shelldale Family Gateway
Charity & Not for Profit

Shelldale Family Gateway

Working Together for a Thriving Community (Shelldale Family Gateway plans for a safe and fun Summer Camp program for the children and youth living within the Onward Willow community) About us Shelldale Family Gateway (formerly Better Beginnings,
The Foundation of Guelph General Hospital
Charity and Not for Profit

The Foundation of Guelph General Hospital

About Us At Guelph General Hospital, every dollar spent on equipment used in the direct care of patients comes from a donor. Not all essential costs are covered by government funding. Local community support is essential for our Hospital to deliver
Knights Of Columbus (Guelph)
Charity and Not for Profit

Knights Of Columbus (Guelph)

About Us Kitchener Knights of Columbus is a group of Catholic Gentlemen dedicated to improving the lives of all people through charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism
Learning Disabilities Association Of Wellington County
Charity and Not for Profit

Learning Disabilities Association Of Wellington County

About Us We help individuals and their families who have learning disabilities (LDs) to reach their potential. Are you a parent and struggling to find effective strategies to help your son/daughter succeed at school or at home? Are you looking for
Food 4 Kids Guelph
Charity & Not for Profit

Food 4 Kids Guelph

About Us No Child in Our Community Should Go Hungry Food 4 Kids aims to close the weekend gap by providing food to children whose families are struggling to make ends meet. Most Guelph children can get some food at school, Monday to Friday, but many
Alzheimer Society Of Waterloo-Wellington
Charity and Not for Profit

Alzheimer Society Of Waterloo-Wellington

About Us Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington supports persons living with dementia and their families, in living well with a dementia diagnosis Receiving a dementia diagnosis can be an overwhelming and challenging time for the person being
Salvation Army (Guelph)
Charity and Not for Profit

Salvation Army (Guelph)

The Salvation Army in Guelph Is an Evangelical Church, providing a Christian ministry in Guelph for more than 130 years. Is the Community and Family Services, providing a variety of social programs and services to the community. Is the Thrift Store,
Guelph Wellington Seniors Association (GWSA)
Charity and Not For Profit

Guelph Wellington Seniors Association (GWSA)

About Us We are a not-for-profit corporation and a registered charity. The GWSA is an active participant in the Older Adult Centres Association of Ontario (OACAO), and a member of the Guelph Chamber of Commerce. With over 2,800 members, the Guelph
Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington
Charity and Not For Profit

Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington

Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington supports persons living with dementia and their families, in living well with a dementia diagnosis. Receiving a dementia diagnosis can be an overwhelming and challenging time for the person being diagnosed, as
HTH Foundation

HTH Foundation

Where to find us We are in the parking lot across from the Mission Church on Quebec St., in Guelph every Sunday at 11:30am. We have meals, food, clothes and even hot chocolate or coffee. The food is donated by local restaurants, Sai Dham Food Bank,
Rainbow Chorus Waterloo-Wellington
Charity and Not for Profit

Rainbow Chorus Waterloo-Wellington

Who We Are Rainbow Chorus Waterloo-Wellington is a community chorus that welcomes members of all genders, sexualities, and gender expressions – and allies of the LGBTQ+ community. We invite members from all levels of experience who enjoy
Children's Foundation of Guelph and Wellington
Charity and Not for Profit

Children's Foundation of Guelph and Wellington

About Us Building Brighter Futures Together with our donors, volunteers and community partners we find opportunities to help each child grow, explore and unleash their great potential. We invest in children today through our four programs:
Speroway
Charity and Not for Profit

Speroway

About Us Speroway supports and empowers vulnerable children and communities around the world and in Canada without discrimination by providing food, education, and healthcare with Christian love, compassion, and integrity. We believe that the best
PIN – People & Information Network
Charity & Not for Profit

PIN – People & Information Network

At PIN – The People and Information Network, we bring people, ideas, and information together. We do this through 3 pillars of work: Volunteer Network Get involved; it’s good for you and great for everyone! At PIN, we believe that
Red Chevron Club
Charity and Not for Profit

Red Chevron Club

About Us At the end of the First World War, members of the 1st Overseas Regiment founded branches of the Red Chevron Club in four Ontario cities, namely Toronto (which was to be the Provincial Command), Peterborough, London and Guelph. In Guelph,
The Oaktree Project
Charity and Not for Profit

The Oaktree Project

About Us Food literacy programs to help youth access the meals they need to thrive. Horticulture therapy to make life a little easier for older adults who live with dementia. Grants to help kids participate in sports and arts programs many of us
Guelph Tool Library
Charity and Not for Profit

Guelph Tool Library

About Us Tool libraries loan specialized tools for both experienced and inexperienced community members who are interested in repair, maintenance and building projects. The Guelph Tool Library started as a project of Transition Guelph in 2016 and
Junior Farmers Association
Charity and Not for Profit

Junior Farmers Association

Who We Are Building Leaders. Building Communities. JFAO provides opportunities for young people age 15-29 of all backgrounds, but especially those in rural Ontario, to take on the challenge of exploring their individual talents and potential to
Guelph Black Heritage Society (GBHS)
Charity & Not for Profit

Guelph Black Heritage Society (GBHS)

About Us The purpose of the Guelph Black Heritage Society (GBHS) is to preserve the historical significance of the former Guelph British Methodist Episcopal (BME) Church building by creating a cultural, historical and social centre within Guelph and
A Taste for Life
Charity and Not for Profit

A Taste for Life

About Us The Most Delicious Night Out for Over 20 Years. A recipe for tasty success: take generous restaurants contributing an amazing 25% of sales, combine with caring people who dine out and donate every year, and season with sponsors supporting
Guelph Independent Living
Charity and Not for Profit

Guelph Independent Living

About Us Independent Living is defined as having control of one’s life, being able to make decisions that affect one’s own life, and being able to pursue activities of one’s own choosing regardless of ability. Guelph Independent
College Royal Society
Charity and Not For Profit

College Royal Society

An Annual Tradition Since 1925 College Royal is the largest university open house event of its kind in North America. Each March, the University of Guelph opens its doors to the general public in a campus-wide open house that attracts thousands of
Guelph Women in Networking
Charity and Not for Profit

Guelph Women in Networking

About Us GWIN is a not-for-profit dedicated to promoting the success of women by providing education, fostering relationships and giving back to the community. GWIN members are women dedicated to their own success. Our members come from various
Guelph & District Multicultural Festival
Charity and Not for Profit

Guelph & District Multicultural Festival

About Us The mission of GDMF is to create a world-class, multicultural festival that will offer Guelph and surrounding communities an affordable and accessible multi-faceted cultural experience. It is the intention of GDMF to use this platform to
Grain Farmers of Ontario
Charity and Not for Profit

Grain Farmers of Ontario

About Us Grain Farmers of Ontario is the province’s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario’s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean and wheat farmers. The crops they grow cover 6 million acres of farm land across the province,
Circle of Life - Guelph General Hospital
Charity and Not for Profit

Circle of Life - Guelph General Hospital

About Us Donors help fund every piece of patient care equipment at our Hospital. The Foundation of Guelph General Hospital was established in 1987 to help meet the patient care needs at Guelph General Hospital. Patient care equipment is not covered
Guelph Newcomers Club
Not for Profit Social Club

Guelph Newcomers Club

Guelph Newcomers Club is a nonprofit social club for women new to Guelph and surrounding area. We welcome women who have moved to our city within the last 3 years, or who have recently gone through a major change in their lives such as a loss of
St. Joseph's Health Centre
Charity and Not for Profit

St. Joseph's Health Centre

About Us We are Guelph’s leading, fully-accredited, not-for-profit provider of resident long term care, complex medical, and rehabilitation services. We also offer excellent community support services for people who live in their own homes but
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph
Charity and Not for Profit

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph

Since 1968, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph has supported thousands of local children and youth in the communities of Guelph, Aberfoyle, Rockwood Eramosa, Morriston, Ariss and Puslinch. By matching at-promise youth with a trained and trusted
Canadian Cancer Society (Guelph)
Charity and Not for Profit

Canadian Cancer Society (Guelph)

Purpose To unite and inspire all Canadians to take control of cancer Mission In trusted partnership with donors and volunteers, we improve the lives of all those affected by cancer through world-class research, transformative advocacy and
Downtown Guelph Business Association
Business Association

Downtown Guelph Business Association

Since its founding in 1972, the Downtown Guelph Business Association (DGBA) has been providing downtown Guelph, and its businesses, with a number of business services. Our organization strives to create a thriving, competitive, and safe business
Bracelet of Hope
Charity and Not for Profit

Bracelet of Hope

About Us Bracelet of Hope is a grassroots organization that engages Canadians in it's fight against HIV/AIDS in Africa. In September of 2008, the Bracelet of Hope Campaign reached it’s first target. In partnership with OHAfrica, a project
100 Women Who Care Guelph
Charity and Not For Profit

100 Women Who Care Guelph

About Us Watch our impact grow, meeting by meeting! 100 Women Who Care Guelph is a group of women in Guelph who care deeply about our community and are passionate about contributing to its health and vitality. Each quarter, we meet for one hour and
Guelph Humane Society
Charity & Not for Profit

Guelph Humane Society

About Us Hope. Care. Compassion. The Guelph Humane Society (GHS) advocates for all animals, and in particular those animals whose lives it can influence, through care, education, community support, protection, and leadership. Founded in 1893, the
PIN, The People and Information Network
Charity and Not for Profit

PIN, The People and Information Network

About Us The People and Information Network (PIN) is a non-profit organization providing programs and services in Guelph and Wellington. The focus of our work is to help people engage in their community in a way that is meaningful to them. We help
Guelph Non-Profit Housing
Charity and Not for Profit

Guelph Non-Profit Housing

About Us The Guelph Non-Profit Housing Corporation is a municipal non-profit organization that provides social housing for the City of Guelph. Established in 1987 it is the largest non-profit housing provider in the City of Guelph, with ownership of
Injured Workers of Wellington & Dufferin Counties
Charity and Not for Profit

Injured Workers of Wellington & Dufferin Counties

Who We Are We are injured workers who live in the counties of Wellington & Dufferin. Providing group support and advocacy for each other! There is strength in numbers! What We Do Share our stories, successes, and our failures, in dealing the
Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis
Charity and Not for Profit

Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis

If you are interesting in donating to the Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis, please click here . About Us Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis is a feminist community-based organization providing services to women and their children on woman abuse and
Milestone Church
Church

Milestone Church

Many people feel that church has lost its edge and relevance and there is a surge of people walking away from faith and church altogether. Research has shown... people are less open to the idea of church, church is becoming increasingly unfamiliar
Rotary Club of Guelph
Charity and Not for Profit

Rotary Club of Guelph

About Us Rotary is an organization of business and professional person united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and help build goodwill and peace in the world. Towards Truth Event in Guelph
Architectual Conservancy of Ontario, Guelph and Wellington Branch (ACO-GW)
Charity and Not for Profit

Architectual Conservancy of Ontario, Guelph and Wellington Branch (ACO-GW)

About Us Guelph is rich in architectural and cultural heritage. Founded in 1827 by a Scottish novelist and entrepreneur, our city has many unique and fascinating stories to tell. Guelph is blessed with two rivers - the Speed and the Eramosa -- that
Hospice Wellington
Charity and Not For Profit

Hospice Wellington

About Us Since 1980, Hospice Wellington has provided compassionate care, emotional support and practical assistance to individuals and families facing a life-threatening illness, extending through bereavement. Hospice Wellington was created as the
Innovation Guelph
Charity and Not for Profit

Innovation Guelph

About Us Innovation Guelph’s agile approach to supporting entrepreneurs and businesses reflects the evolving needs of our clients. We continue to provide mentorship and business support programs and services to help innovative enterprises
Rotary Club of Guelph South
Charity and Not for Profit

Rotary Club of Guelph South

About Us Rotary is an organization of business and professional person united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and help build goodwill and peace in the world.
Canadian Blood Services (Guelph)
Charity and Not for Profit

Canadian Blood Services (Guelph)

Our story Born from crisis, our early years were about establishing trust in Canada's blood system, and earning the privilege of being a lifeline for patients. Our brand served us well. Today, Canadians expect more. To remain relevant, we must

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