Donor Story

Robert & Moira Sansom Ideas Foundation: where philanthropy unites passion, the environment and research

A professor, a farmer, an environmentalist, a father, an uncle and a husband.  Theodore Robert Sansom (Bob) grew up during World War II. He graduated from the University of New Brunswick before...

Diane Y. Stewart Tribute

A ‘Woman of Excellence’ in 1995, for her work in Health, Science and Technology. Our Board Chair from 1994-5.  A donor. A fundholder. A friend.

The David A. & Eleanor E. Morrison Charitable Fund

David Morrison and his grandson Jeffrey MacLean sitting on a couch, laughing

Honouring the memory of his beloved wife, Eleanor, and forever supporting the needs of our community have become a multigenerational family legacy for David Morrison. “I wanted something long-term...

Milton Broderick Award supports up-and-coming graphic design students at Fanshawe College

It is with a heavy heart that we said goodbye to a dear friend last week. Catherine Finlayson was a community leader in fundraising and beloved friend and colleague to many. In her honour, we are...

Dr. Larry Patrick: Fostering Positive Health through Preventative Care

*UPDATE: We're sad to inform you that the Cardiac Fitness Institute unfortunately closed its doors in 2017.  Anyone looking for similar services can reach out to Canadian Centre for...

Andrew Young: The AY Foundation

Andrew Young is making money have meaning through the Community Mortgage Movement; an initiative that allows his clients to give back by donating percentage of his commissions to his fund, the AY...

Grade 7/8 class of Orchard Park Make a Gift to Back to the River Fund

At London Community Foundation, we believe it’s never too early to get children interested and involved in giving back to the community. Ms. Susan Cousins, an elementary school teacher at Orchard...

One Gift, Generations of Giving: Jean and Angus McKenzie Family Fund

“Well it was an emotional day but a very rewarding one!!! Was able to meet with a doctor specializing in ovarian cancer research and make a small donation in my family’s name to his upcoming...

Making Moves, Making a Difference: New Social Enterprise Supports Community Building Initiatives

What do you get when you pair real estate with social impact? Earmark: a new social enterprise founded by Marla Marnoch that allows clients to “earmark” 20% of their realtor’s commission for donation...

Maple Leaf Community Fund: Local Roots, Global Impact

Maple Leaf Foods is a national corporation with local roots. The company’s rich history traces back over 100 years through the amalgamation of some of Canada’s most notable food companies. Throughout...