Grandview Children's Foundation E-Newsletter July

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July update from Grandview Kids on Autofest, Run Ajax, Matched Giving, Become a Life Changer, Smile Cookie campaign.
A smiling Owen Derby (far left) poses for a cheque presentation with Brigitte Tschinkel, Executive Director of Development with Grandview Children's Foundation and members of Autofest Nationals Committee, including Doug Stapleton (second from right).
Autofest helps Grandview Kids
in BIG ways!
Autofest is more than just an annual classic car show. It acts as an important fundraiser for Grandview Children's Centre.
Since 2002, Autofest has donated over $243,000 to Grandview Kids, thanks to support from community organizations Motor City Car Club, North Oshawa Lions Club and Oshawa West Lions Club.
Doug Stapleton, this year's Autofest Nationals Committee Chair, said when it came to choosing a charity to support, selecting Grandview Kids was a "no brainer."
"Past Motor City Car Club member, Gus Gordon approached the committee to see if we would consider supporting Grandview. A tour of the facilities and meeting Owen and his parents was all we needed to get on board," explained Doug. "We have been VERY proud to support Grandview ever since."  
Owen Derby is Grandview's Autofest Ambassador. He has been a fixture at Autofest for the past five years. The Autofest team has had the chance to see Owen grow up in front of their very eyes, seeing first hand the incremental steps forward Owen has taken with Grandview's help. In fact, it was at last year's Autofest that Owen walked for the first time without his walker or canes. Fast-forward a month later and Owen completed the RUN AJAX Grandview Kids 1K race, walking all on his own. 
But when it comes to choosing the most memorable moment of Autofest for Doug, he said it is "Owen's constant smile" that stands out. He said that combined with a tour of the facility and meeting the staff and other Grandview Kids should be enough to encourage anyone to want to support Grandview.
We are so grateful for the continued support of Autofest and encourage you to take Doug's advice and see Grandview Children's Centre for yourself.
Book A Tour Today!
Complete the two step registration process today to sign up for RUN AJAX and fundraise for Grandview Kids! 
Step 1: - Register with Grandview Kids. You’ll be asked to commit to fundraising a minimum of $100 for Grandview Kids. Your own personal fundraising page will be created, which you can share with your friends, family and coworkers.
Step 2: -Register with RUN AJAX. Sign up with Run Ajax’s partner, Race Roster, so that you are registered to participate in the Grandview Kids 1k, or Adult 5k or 15K races.
You must complete both registrations to ensure you are registered on October 1st.
For more information about Run Ajax, please click here.
Double your impact for Grandview Kids with
Matched Giving
If your employer matches every dollar you raise for Grandview Kids, your donation will have double the impact! Talk to your employer about matched giving today!
Become a Monthly Donor.
Become a Life Changer.
Our monthly giving program is the easiest way to provide steady, ongoing support for Grandview Kids. Giving monthly means your gift will be put to immediate good use by helping more kids with special needs across Durham Region.
By giving monthly, you can spread your gift out throughout the year, and make an even bigger impact for Grandview Kids. Your donation will make difference for our children and their families.
As a Life Changer, you will also receive a special update from our 2017 Ambassador – Rylee, letting you know of her progress and the support she has received from Grandview.
Smile cookies are back September 11-17!
Purchase a Smile cookie at a Durham Region Tim Horton's Restaurant and your full $1 will go to support Grandview Kids!

Upcoming Events


Royal Oak Pub Fundraiser- July 26, 2017
Run Ajax Tune-Up Runs & Post Run Dinners- 2 Separate Dates
Family Values- Big Rig Shine and Show- August 12, 2017
Autofest Weekend- August 26-27, 2017
3 on 3 Road Hockey Tournament presented by Meineke- September 24, 2017
Run Ajax Race Day- October 1, 2017
Grandview Kids Pure Imagination Gala- November 10, 2017
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