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May 08, 2018

Humans of LCF - Cara Schmidt and Andrew's Legacy

“I can do anything through Him.” I saw this painting and I knew I had to have it. My faith has helped me change my outlook on life. Every time I read...
Apr 26, 2018

Humans of LCF: Lina Bowden

I have been involved with London Community Foundation for 20 years. Whether it be as a committee or board member, or opening our own family fund,...
Apr 16, 2018

Humans of LCF: Andrew Fleet

In 2008, we launched Growing Chefs! in London, Ontario as a way to connect local chefs, farmers and children, youth and families in our community....
Apr 10, 2018

We’re committing to a better mental health system. Are you?

It feels like there has been a lot of talk in recent years about how our mental health and addictions care system needs to improve.  We’re...
Apr 10, 2018

Humans of LCF: Beth Li

I was born and raised in Beijing, China. Since I was a little girl, my father always taught me, “Wherever you are in the world, however much you have...
Mar 28, 2018

Saying goodbye to a remarkable woman, Lorraine Ivey Shuttleworth

Red currant jelly. That’s one of the things that will always remind me about my time with Lorraine. She loved it. I made sure to bring her a couple...
Feb 27, 2018

Paving the road to social finance leadership with VERGE

With the recent success of VERGE and the Breakthrough Fund launch, you might not know that VERGE is a mere 6 years old. It was 2012 when a small...
Feb 26, 2018

The ability to grant every year, forever – no matter the financial climate.

2017 was a wonderful year for our foundation. Community support was unwavering, incredible grants were made, and our volunteers and staff shone –...
Jan 31, 2018

Making the most of our mental health services - Bell #LetsTalk Day 2018

In 2016, we released our Vital Signs report through the lens of mental health, where CMHA London & Middlesex identified mental health as the “...
Dec 20, 2017

Season’s Greetings from London Community Foundation

From everyone at London Community Foundation, we wish you a happy holiday season!