Shine Through the Rain Foundation

Record Details
Office Phone 905-477-7743
Toll Free Phone 1-866-753-0303
Fax 905-477-4251
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Primary Contact Shannon Kroon, Executive Director, Shine Through the Rain Foundation; Email:
Alternate Contact Lorraine Newman, Program Services Manager; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Danielle Bastien; Email:
Established 2003
Primary Executive Shannon Kroon, Executive Director; Email:
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

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 and adults * 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
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)
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility camp scholarship ages 7-18 who are undergoing or completed treatment and feel well to attend * Rainy Day Fund: Canadian citizen receiving treatment, max $1000 per family per year * Rainy Day gift program for Canadian residents only
Application Apply for Rainy Day Fund, Rainy Day Gift, or Camp Scholarships at or call 1-866-753-0303 (in the Toronto/Markham area, call 905-477-7743 * deadline for Rainy Day Fund applications 15th of each month
Languages English
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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