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Our story…

We believe in the support Lighthouse offers, and the work it does. They have built a solid foundation, they are an established charity with 20 years of experience and a level of professionalism that is sought after. As one of the thought leaders in the field of grief and bereavement, Lighthouse is fulfilling their vision. In addition to their core service, companioning bereaved children, their work educating and training professionals across our multicultural communities is enabling us all to learn more about the language of death and how to support grieving children and their families with compassion.


100% of money raised will reach The Lighthouse for Grieving Children.  

Lighthouse has been offering hope and encouragement to grieving children, teens and their families in Southern Ontario since 1999. Thousands have benefitted from their open-ended support that is free to all families.

They provide a safe space where children and teens are invited to share their feelings and have them validated and normalized by others who understand. Bereaved children ages 3 - 18 years can join a Lighthouse peer group that meets twice each month throughout the year.

They are 95% self-funded, with no Government support. Their community has helped them grow over the years, which enables them to fulfil their vision "to encourage a supportive community for grieving children and their families within Lighthouse and beyond." 

Team members

Click on one of our team members below to make a donation.

e.g., John, Smith, or

Jim Williams

Raised: $1,200.00

Frank Haels

Raised: $100.00

Robin Das

Raised: $100.00

Jill Leonard

Raised: $50.00

Andrew Troy

Raised: $0.00

Team captain

David Keggin

Raised: $0.00

Peter Leonard

Raised: $0.00

Richard Bertrand

Raised: $0.00

Sarah McCarthy

Raised: $0.00

Tony Vosper

Raised: $0.00

Recent donors

Donation date Donor name Donation amount
Oct 17 Suzanne Grube $100.00
Oct 16 Anonymous This is the $1000 for your team from RBC $1,000.00
Oct 13 Carol Elliot Enjoy the event, great charity 😁 $50.00
Oct 11 Anonymous $100.00
Oct 11 Anonymous $50.00
Oct 09 Richard Bertrand $150.00
Oct 07 Sarah McCarthy $50.00
Sep 27 Anonymous $50.00
Sep 26 Tony Vosper Keep up the good work Lighthouse! $50.00
May 16 Anonymous $100.00