First annual Grandview Kids Day
September 12, 2013
We are excited to announce that the Regional Municipality of Durham, City of Pickering, City of Oshawa, Township of Scugog has proclaimed the 2nd Wednesday of October as the annual Grandview Kids Day.
You can show support for Grandview Kids Day by raising funds for and awareness about the thousands of Grandview Kids with special needs in Durham Region who receive specialized services and supports from Grandview Children's Centre.
Scotiabank helps provide bright futures for children with special needs
May 07, 2013
Demonstrating its commitment to healthy families, Scotiabank has pledged $70,500 over a three year period to Grandview Kids. This fund will support the Family Resource Program at Grandview, which provides necessary resources to families of children with special needs and disabilities.
With the aim to strengthen families, the program facilitates peer to peer interaction of families with the same or similar diagnoses, arranged at the family’s request and are driven by their interest and needs; presentations in schools on special needs and disabilities -generalized and customised to facilitate inclusion and integration; as well as easily accessible resource material on topics such as Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome and Spina Bifida.
Making Golf Fore Grandview Kids possible...
April 10, 2013
William Pace - new CDO
March 01, 2013
William Pace has joined the Foundation team as Chief Development Officer. William is an experienced executive and fundraiser having worked at such organizations as Toronto Grace Hospital, where he served as President/Executive Director, Altruvest Charitable Services, Childhood Cancer Foundation and the Easter Seal Society. Grandview is looking forward to working with William in our efforts to achieve our vision, mission and values.
Dropping the puck for Our Kids
February 22, 2013
Fun, family and fantasy marked the first staging of the Rodman’s Family Day with the Oshawa Generals. Billed as Rodman’s goes LOONIE for Grandview kids, the event raised $5000 for the kids.
Packed to capacity, families watching the Oshawa Generals on home ice also got the chance to support local children with special needs and disabilities, through donations.
Realtors support Our Kids
February 21, 2013
Our Kids recently put a smile on the faces of representatives of the Durham Region Association of Realtors. The group was at Grandview to give Grandview Kids a cheque from their annual charity event. They were eager to meet Our Kids and were ecstatic at the great work being done in the region for kids with special needs. Our Kids were only too happy to share their smiles on pyjama day.
Pennies add up for Grandview Kids
January 24, 2013
A long time friend of Grandview Kids, Durham Radio recently supported the Include Me Campaign through their 13th annual CKDO & KX96 Million Penny Toy Drive. Making a difference one penny at a time, donations were made by listeners of the radio stations across the region.
Committed to reducing the list of children waiting to access services by 250, the community was encouraged to help local kids this past holiday season.
Campaign to help Grandview Kids heats up
November 27, 2012
Committed to reducing the list of children waiting to access services by 250 this holiday season, the community is being encouraged to help local kids. Almost a quarter of the way there so far, Rodman’s Heating and Air Conditioning, a community based business is supporting Grandview and has promised to remove at least 2 children from the wait list.
More children in the Durham Region are being given a chance to achieve their personal best this holiday season. The Include Me Campaign launched by Grandview will give families with children who have special needs and disabilities in the Durham Region a chance to access critical therapy services at Grandview in a shorter time.
Thanks from Our Kids
November 05, 2012
Almost 100 participants at the Grandview Kids Charity FUNspiel witnessed the miracle of the kids. Over $16,000 was raised for Our Kids in this exciting themed event. It was a day filled with laughs as curling beginners and experts alike supported the drive to reduce the number of children waiting to receive critical therapy services offered by Grandview.
"It was great to see curlers having such a fun time while raising funds for the Include Me campaign. We are very grateful for the curlers' enthusiastic support and we're thrilled with the funds raised!" says Vicky Earle, Executive Director Grandview Children's Foundation.