Shine Through the Rain Foundation

Record Details
Office Phone 905-477-7743
Toll Free Phone 1-866-753-0303
Fax 905-477-4251
E-Mail info@shinethroughtherain.ca
Website www.shinethroughtherain.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/ShineThroughTRF
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/shine_through_the_rain/
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/15243725
Twitter Twitter: www.twitter.com/ShineThroughTRF
Primary Contact Shannon Kroon, Executive Director, Shine Through the Rain Foundation; Email: skroon@shinethroughtherain.ca
Alternate Contact Mary Martha Bekking, Program Services Manager; Email: program.services@shinethroughtherain.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Danielle Bastien; Email: events@cancerrecovery.ca
Established 2003
Primary Executive Shannon Kroon, Executive Director; Email: skroon@shinethroughtherain.ca
Funding Fundraising ; Donations
Description (Service) financial assistance program and other services for individuals and their families impacted by life threatening illness * accepts financial donations, items for backpacks, toy drives, knit materials and has gift catalogue * support group * newsletter;

Rainy Day Fund: monthly program * emergency payments directly to the utility companies and landlords * grocery gift cards and hospital transportation and parking costs * reviews other special requests;

Rainy Day Gifts:gift packages for children, women and men * online form asks about recipient’s clothing size, wish list and interests;

Camp Scholarship: for children in remission to attend camp of their choice;

Camp backpacks backpack for kids attending camp * filled with items they will use at camp * for kids receiving camp scholarship and kids attending oncology camp in Ontario * over 800 backpacks across Canada;
Hours Office Mon - Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Food Pantry and Support group: Thurs 7 - 8:30 pm
Dates • Euchre Tournament (Friday, March 23) in Newmarket ON; 
• Softball Tournament (May) ; 
• Human Foosball Tournament (June) ; 
• Teddy Bear Fair (August) ; 
• Powdered Candy Dash Walk/Run (September) ; 
• Masquerade Gala (November)  
• Children's Christmas Party (December)
Meetings Support group 3rd Thur of month
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility age limit for camp scholarship only 7-18 * Rainy Day Fund: must be receiving treatment, max $1000 per family per year * Rainy Day Gift for Canadian residents only * Camp scholarship: undergoing treatment or completed treatment and feel well enough to attend a camp setting
Application RSVP for meetings program.services@shinethroughtherain.ca 
Food pantry book appointment through office at 905-477-7743 
Apply online for Rainy Day Fund, Rainy Day Gift, Camp Scholarship or phone 1-866-753-0303 (in the Toronto/Markham area call (905) 477-7743) to nominate child for camp scholarship 
Deadline for Rainy Day Fund is 15th of each month * Contact for details
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Located In Community Newmarket
Address & Map
1211 Gorham St, Unit 12
Newmarket, ON L3Y 8Y3
 
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Intersection Leslie St and Gorham St
Physical Access Partially Accessible ; no designated accessible parking, entrance not automated, no elevator required
Service Categories Patient/Family Morale Boosting Programs ~ Cancer

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