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Our condolences to all those impacted by the senseless act of violence & tragedy that occurred yesterday in Toronto. Everyone should be able to feel safe to walk in their community. Grateful for first responders  and good samaritans who helped the victims. #TorontoStrong

Building Better Tomorrows with Michael “Pinball” Clemons – Friday, May 4, 2018

Building Better Tomorrows on Friday, May 4 at Monora Park featuring, Michael “Pinball” Clemons, CFL Legend and Canadian Sport Hall of Famer is a fundraising event in support of the Dufferin Children’s Fund which is the fundraising arm of Dufferin Child and Family Services. Building Better Tomorrows is a luncheon catered by Lavender Blue, who is providing a delicious 3 course meal: to begin with, locally grown farm fresh field greens and vegetables; shallot vinaigrette and artichoke crustini. Main course: grilled breast of chicken stuffed with goat cheese and sundried tomato, creamy tuscan seafood served in puff pastry, rice pilaf and seasonal vegetables; and for dessert: double chocolate brownie, lemon curd tart, and a chocolate dipped strawberry.

If you have any dietary restrictions and/or preference of who you would like to sit with, please contact Jacqueline Moore at

Building Better Tomorrows will also have a Vendor Market featuring local artisans and businesses.

Registration and Vendor Market is at  11am until 12pm,

Lunch by Lavender Blue Catering begins at 12pm

Keynote Speaker, Michael “Pinball” Clemons begins at 1pm

Vendor Market resumes at 2pm

Dufferin Child and Family Services (DCAFS) is a multi-service agency providing child and youth mental health, child protection and developmental support services to residents of Dufferin County. The Dufferin Children’s Fund raises money for additional supports to improve the lives of children, youth, adults and families receiving service from DCAFS. The Dufferin Children’s Fund has three priorities: youth futures, social growth and development and health and wellness.

Tickets are $95 per person.


Community Support

We wish to recognize our community’s efforts to gather and support each other during the search for Kaden. As always, the strength of our community is shown in how we come together during these difficult times. Children’s Mental Health at DCAFS is available to support children, youth and their caregivers. If you or someone you know needs support, you can call our office at 519-941-1530 to access a crisis worker, schedule a time to speak to a counsellor or walk in Tuesdays from 1:00pm to 7:00pm.