Address 10 Quarry Ridge Road Barrie, Ontario L4M 7G1 Phone 705-726-5199 Fax 705-726-7101 E-Mail

Why Support Gilda’s Club?

For people learning to live with cancer, the feeling of emotional distress can be hard to bear. Maybe you have seen this with someone you care about.  Members of Gilda's Club Simcoe Muskoka what that feels like. Every member of Gilda's Club has felt the impact of cancer. They've also felt the power of the emotional and social support they find in the cancer support community at Gilda's Club. Here they find the information, companionship and emotional support they need to make it through their cancer journey, whatever the destination.

Are you a DIY type? Then consider being part of the amazing ‘Do-It-Yourself Fundraising for Cancer Support’ team at Gilda’s Club.

It’s easy to be part of this team and it is a lot of fun too! DIY Fundraising types makes a difference by raising money, have a lot of fun and take pride in helping to keep the cancer support program available for anyone who needs it.

DIY Event Ideas

Here’s how other DIY Fundraising people have done it, you can participate in an existing events, borrow one of these ideas or start your own project:

  • “Fill the Boot” Collections
  • Barrie Dragon Boat Festival
  • Barrie Half Marathon
  • Birthday and Anniversary Party Gifts
  • Business promotions with proceeds to Gilda’s Club
  • Centurion Blue Mountain Cycling Team
  • Corporate golf tournaments
  • Holiday Toy Tea
  • Simcoe County Cuts for Gilda’s Club
  • Skydiving adventures
  • Street Party and Garage Sale
  • Your Own event

Still looking for ideas?

Contact Aaron Lutes at (705) 726-5199 to think through your plan and develop a budget.

Please go through the DIY Fundraising Event Package – GCSM, then fill it in and send it to Aaron. He will provide you with the Gilda’s Club logo and can help with online promotions of your event.

What’s Next?

Yay! You’ve raised some money, had some fun, and are ready to bring your donation to Gilda’s Club.

We want to say thank you! We’ll arrange for a photo at the clubhouse and make sure all your hard work is publicly recognized.

A few things to remember:

Gilda’s Club Simcoe Muskoka cannot advance funds, provide donor lists, solicit our members or procure sponsorship revenue for DIY Fundraising for Cancer Support events or activities.

For more information please contact:

Aaron Lutes, Executive Director

10 Quarry Ridge Rd.
Barrie, ON L4M 7G1
Tel: (705) 726-5199 ext. 224