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    Lansdowne Families Thank You 
    For All Your Great Support 

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MAKE A DONATION

Make tomorrow a better day FOR THE KIDS.

Lansdowne Children's Centre Foundation supports the unfunded and underfunded special needs programs and services at Lansdowne Children's Centres in Brantford, Simcoe, Caledonia and Dunnville.

Through your generous gifts we are able to help children and youth and their families with access to:

  • Specialty equipment

  • Support workers

  • Community-based programs

  • Centre-run programs

Recreation programs supported by Lansdowne Foundation include: Day Camps, After School Programs, Art Programs, Summer Camps and other activities that build life skills through recreation, socialization and play.

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#ForTheKids

How does Lansdowne impact our community? Learn from Lansdowne kids and families about  their experience with communication, develop-mental and/or physical needs and challenges.

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Your Impact

Discover how your financial support impacts the life of a child and family, creating opportunities to build independence and confidence, and realize their potential.

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Our Strategy

Lansdowne Foundation is committed to actively attract and engage donor partners, raising funds to assist in the provision of services and capital items at Lansdowne Children’s Centre.

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Work With Us

We welcome volunteers to help in Foundation activities. We can help you find a role that's right for your skills, interests and available time(s). Yes students, you can earn volunteer hours with us.

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Foundation Events

Check out our upcoming Lansdowne Children's Centre events and show your support through partnership, sponsorship and/or pledge donations.

In 2021, Lansdowne Children's Centre was recognized by the Chamber of Commerce of Brantford-Brant as winner of the Bell Community Builder Award.

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JOIN OUR MISSION!

To raise funds that support Lansdowne Children's Centre and assist in the continued operation and growth of the services, supports and programs offered

FOR THE KIDS.

Our Values:
 

  • Respect - for our donors and clients’ privacy in publishing donations, photos and stories with consent.
     

  • Stewardship - proper and timely stewardship and acknowledgment for donations of money, gifts in kind, and volunteerism. Ensure that the donor will receive proper recognition for their gifts.
     

  • Transparency - ensure the donor has access to the Foundation’s recent financial statements, and that their gift will be used for its intended purpose.
     

  • Partnership - maintain support and respect for our donors, community partners, staff, and clients to create a culture of philanthropy. 

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OUR DREAM

The programs supported by community grants and fund-raised dollars assist children/youth with special needs to participate fully in the lives of their families and communities by promoting participation in the least restrictive environment.

 

Programs are designed to provide opportunities for children/youth with special needs to experience ways to socialize and enjoy leisure pursuits in a safe and supported environment.

Participating in recreation and leisure activities builds confidence and capacity, opening doors for participation in mainstream offerings and lifelong commitment to health and wellness.

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RIDE FOR THE KIDS
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Created by a generous volunteer named Bob Caissie, the Annual Lansdowne Charity Motorcycle Ride is celebrating its 18th year in 2022. We have ambitious goals for this anniversary - to raise $180,000.

You can contribute your support by joining the ride, sponsoring a rider, donating to the event, purchasing raffle tickets to win a NEW Harley-Davidson Sportster Iron 1200 and/or sharing our social media stories.

The Ride will again be partnered with the Brantford Police, and will include a breakfast, BBQ lunch, prizes, live entertainment, and a police escorted ride through Brantford and Brant County.

Thank you Bob, for all of your past involvement with Lansdowne, and for helping it grow it into the event it is today! Volunteers ROCK!

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ASSEMBLE!

Started in 2019, the annual Lansdowne Heroes Walk and Roll event empowers participants to celebrate their strength and become costumed ambassadors for the Lansdowne Children's Centre.

In 2020 we added a virtual component to help families and the community stay connected, and increase opportunities to interact through social media networks.

Join our 4th annual event by registering to participate as a fundraiser, pledging your support to a participant, purchasing 50/50 tickets and/or sharing our stories on social media.

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LEGACY GIVING

Remembering Lansdowne Children’s Centre in your will  is an example of a planned or legacy gift, a lasting way to ensure that we can provide children and youth of our community with the services and supports they need for years to come.

Planned gifts are made through a bequest, life insurance policy, securities, charitable gift annuities, trust funds and RRSPs.  

 

Please contact our Foundation Office to discuss your Bequest, and meet with your financial planning professional to learn more about the potential tax benefits of legacy gifting.

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ACCOUNTABILITY

Lansdowne Children’s Centre Foundation is a transparent organization, committed to our donors and their privacy.

With respect to the Association of Fundraising Professional’s “Donor Bill of Rights”, the Foundation ensures that our members are held accountable by the Centre’s Executive Director and Foundation Board, execute stewardship and embody Lansdowne’s defining characteristics: respect, inclusion, diversity, and empowerment.

 

Donors are given the utmost respect for their privacy and are properly receipted, in accordance with Canadian Revenue Agency’s regulations.

Our Lansdowne Children’s Centre Foundation is committed to respecting the wishes of our donors. We will respect donor privacy and insure that the donation is applied to the program as stipulated by the donor. e receipt all donations according to CRA regulations. Thank you for all donations supporting our kids. You have made a difference.

The Lansdowne Children's Centre Foundation is governed by a Foundation Board

and is a registered charity with the Canada Revenue Agency.

Telling the Lansdowne story to the community is a mandate of our foundation.

It is critical that our community understands the value of our children’s treatment centre.

Our Foundation team is trained in all aspects of giving and is always available

to discuss a donation FOR THE KIDS at Lansdowne Children's Centre.

We sincerely thank you for visiting our website today and hope that you appreciate the importance of our mission to support infant, children and youth clients of Lansdowne Children's Centre and their families.