Events & Fundraisers



building hope country gala- May 31, 2019

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The Lighthouse and Building Hope are proud to present its first gala! Put on your cowboy hats and boots and get ready to have fun while supporting Building Hope.

Location: Casino Rama

5899 Rama Rd. Rama, Ontario

Time: 6:00 pm

Tickets: $150 each

May 31, 2019

$100 charitable tax receipt per ticket will be issued.

We have amazing auction items that will be available at the event, so come prepared to bid!

To view our sponsorship packages before purchasing, click here.

For more information about the event, please contact Lynn Thomas at

Special thanks to our sponsors

Casino Rama Brian and Patty Freeman KICX 106 Severn & Brechin Timber Mart

Wagner Lawn Care Tim Horton’s Mariposa Market Audia Hearing Aid Centre

UPS Impression House

The Dofasco male chorus

May 27, 2019

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Calvary Pentecostal and Westmount Congregation are proud to present The Dofasco Male Chorus from Hamilton, Ontario.

Time: 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:45 pm)

Location: Calvary Pentecostal

375 Westmount Dr. N, Orillia

Tickets: $15 per person

Available at The Lighthouse, Calvary Pentecostal or Westmount United.

For more information on how you can buy tickets, contact Lynn Thomas at

All proceeds are directed towards the Building Hope Campaign.


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Thanks to all of our supporters for helping us raise over $40,000 in 2018!

September 20, 2019

Hawk Ridge Golf Club

Details to come….stay tuned!

Coldest night of the year

Canada's (unofficial) Walk for Homelessness!

February 2020

The Coldest Night of the Year (CNOY) is a super-fun, family-friendly 2k, 5k or 10k walk fundraiser that raises awareness money for the hungry, homeless and hurting in 100+ communities across Canada.


Since 2014, The Lighthouse has raised $375,000+ through CNOY, bringing together hundreds of community members walking and volunteering for those experiencing homelessness in our own community of Orillia.  

2014 - 25 Teams raising $21,943.55

2015 - 42 Teams raising $40,986.45

2016 - 58 Teams raising $97,890.11

2017 - 63 Teams raising $103,464.65

2018 - 60 Teams raising $113,819

2019 - 61 Teams raising $131, 274!!


April 2020

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In Lieu of admission Donations will be collected for Building Hope campaign. All donors will be entered into a draw for the fantastic selection of prizes from our various Vendors!

2018 Donation Totals: $5600

2019 Donation Totals: $7550

Thank you Orillia!