SLIDESHOW: Rachel's Kids hands out plenty of cash for area services, agencies

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Published on June 02, 2014

For the second year Rachel’s Kids has contributed to the Canadian Diabetes Association. This year’s donation will enable the family of a child diagnosed with diabetes, to attend a weekend educational camp aimed at assisting the child and family to understand the disease and to provide them with coping strategies for living healthy lives. From left are Rachel Navaneelan, founder of Rachel's Kids, Jody Hum, board member, Helen Dawkes-Brown, board member and Linda Rodgers, executive director of the local office of the Canadian Diabetes Association.

Published on June 02, 2014

Rachel's Kids has made a donation to a new community-focused initiative that encourages and financially supports individuals, groups and organizations to develop programs that make a community a better place for a child to grow up in. These grassroots programs promote neighbourhood commitment and participation. Rachel’s Kids contributed $1,500 to the Seaway Valley Community Health Centre for a community vegetable garden created to promote healthy eating and healthy lifestyles. From left are Corrie D'Alessio of Seaway Valley, Rachel Navaneelan, founder of Rachel's Kids and Gillian Oxley-Harper, of Rachel's Kids.

Published on June 02, 2014

Rachel’s Kids has supported “Arts in the Park” since its inception and provides funding for family friendly movies shown every week in Lameroux Park at no charge to families that participate in Movies Under the Stars. From left are Kim Lauzon, executive director of Rachel's Kids, Denise Labelle-Gelinas, Rachel's Kids board member, Brittany DeRochie, special events assistant for the City of Cornwall, Lorne Taillon, leisure arts co-co-ordinator for the City of Cornwall and Rachel Navaneelan, founder of Rachel's Kids.

CORNWALL, Ontario - Rachel's Kids has made a slew of donations to a variety of local groups and agencies.

Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Seaway Valley Community Health Centre, the local office of the Canadian Diabetes Association and some a community movie night were among the programs and services that benefitted.

Organizations: Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Seaway Valley Community Health Centre, Canadian Diabetes Association

Geographic location: Ontario

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