Donor Stories

Donor Stories

  • Tobin and Erin Schlegel Family Fund

    Tobin Schlegel is a proud farmer – the sixth generation of his family to operate his home farm, located just east of Tavistock. He also comes from a family with a long history of philanthropy and giving back to its community.

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  • Jeff and Keltie Keller Family Fund

    Jeff and Keltie Keller didn’t have much exposure to arts programs in their community. But then their six-year-old daughter signed herself up for a school talent contest, and won.

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  • Corey and Malory Conners Family Fund

    Supporting sport, recreation and educational programs for kids and youth in Listowel. Canada’s new pro-golf superstar Corey Conners and his wife Malory have donated their 2019 PGA “Birdies Fore Love” winnings to help kids in their beloved hometown of Listowel.

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  • Legacies can bring a lifetime of hope to communities in need

    Leaving a legacy gift to the community you love is a wonderful way to be remembered. This recently happened to the Stratford Perth Community Foundation (SPCF) when Michael Kennedy, a frequent and well-known visitor to the St. Marys community, left a sizeable legacy to support the town.

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  • Middle Maitland Restoration Fund

    A designated fund to help restore the Middle Maitland River. Tim MacDonald grew up in Listowel and has worked there since 1988. He’s also a keen outdoorsman, so it seemed natural for him to volunteer with the Maitland Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA), which looks after the Maitland River system.

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