Recent News

15 Sep

Call Someone Who Cares

Is .25 cents the standard cost to call someone? Its’ possible that this rate has increased over time? How much does it cost to use a payphone these days? Can .25 cents change someone’s day? Theo’s older Brother gifted him a envelope full of .25 cents pieces for his fifth birthday. Maybe only five quarters existed in the envelope? Theo’s mother found a Noelle’s Gift kindness card at a BBQ near the splash pad in Sarnia this past summer. At five-years old today;...

19 Jul

Fitness and Kisses

Sarnia-Lambton where do we start? You’re amazing! Noelle’s Gift of Fitness 2016 raised a slight kiss over $66,000. Thank you to all the donors, participants and volunteers!  This past weekend two amazing and community involved individuals ‘tied the knot’. They kicked the traditional clinking of the glass to the curb. Instead of forcing kisses during their wedding dinner at Sarnia Golf and Curling Club; they chose to have a Kiss Jar with donations going to Noelle’s...

10 Jul

A Yellow Park

Laughter echoed Tecumseh Park on Saturday July 9th, 2016 and you couldn’t miss all the yellow ‘Smash Hit’ t-shirts running around the giant playground. Our Family Fun Day was a huge success with over 1000 hot dogs served. We had popcorn, freezes and pop in addition to the tasty grilled hot dogs. The kids also enjoyed: – Under the Sea Inflatable – Large Obstacle Inflatable – Bungee Run Inflatable – Twisted Chris – animal balloons –...

09 Jun

The Boys Are Back In Town

The fact is these two young ‘fellas’ never left Wallaceburg! They have always been there with positive attitudes to grow up the best they could be. They lacked necessities, but now have the extra personal tools they needed to grow stronger than ever before! Brennan has about four teachers at AA Wright Public School in Wallaceburg, Ontario. Actually he only has one teacher. The other three teachers are chasing him in his new wheelchair, because they can barely stop his ambition...

20 Apr

Next NY Shoe Fashion Designer

Lexi’s friends and family always joke that she would move to New York to become a shoe fashion designer when she gets older. She always had a love and passion for shoes; she already owns hundreds of pairs of shoes for any outfit she needs for the special occasion. On Sunday April 17, 2016 Lexi turned sixteen years old. She has cerebral palsy and is in a wheelchair. Her slogan is “shoes matter, just ask Cinderella”. Beyond shoes Lexi bowls every Saturday with...

13 Mar

Happy Birthday Grace!

Grace learned a big lesson during her birthday. Her parents educated her on the importance of giving back to “the less fortunate” prior to her birthday. At a young age Grace quickly made a decision to pass on personal gifts to herself and suggest that money be donated to Noelle’s Gift. Grace’s parents said that her excitement was uncontrollable leading up to her Birthday and of course they were proud. Well Nolle’s Gift is proud of Grace for understanding the importance of ‘giving...

10 Feb

Compassion Project

For Reid helping others made him feel: he wanted to do it more, it was fun, he felt proud and he felt happy because he was helping others. Reid completed a Compassion Project just before Christmas as part of a school project. The wonderful project idea was created by Mrs. Medeiros at St. Joseph’s in Corunna. Reid had tremendous support from neighbours, friends, family and all his teammates who play on his hockey team in Mooretown. Reid’s mother...

04 Jan

26,400 quarters + 20k in Online Donations

WOW! What an amazing finish to 2015. Three weeks ago on December 14, 2015 is a night many will not forget! The First Annual Noelle’s Gift Quarter Auction was a huge success! Fifteen local vendors auctioned their products. Many donations from multiple businesses in Sarnia and the surrounding area contributed to the huge amount of quarters that were raised towards Noelle’s Gift. The auction raised $6600 for the children in our community! It was a sell out crowd of 300 participants all with one...

09 Dec

December Cheer In Sarnia & Ottawa

December 5, 2015 was a remarkable day right here in Sarnia and Ottawa too. The fourth annual Santa Shuffle took place during the day on December 5, 2015. Noelle’s friends raised $575 towards Noelle’s Gift. Thank you!  Noelle was passionate about helping students grow and ensuring they were able to have a positive experience, often supplying meals, classroom supplies, and clothing to those students in need. Can you guess what else Noelle loved? Christmas!...

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