Events & Fundraisers

The Lighthouse hosts three main events annually:

Coldest Night of the Year  |  Golf Classic  |  Ride for Refuge 


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golf classic

One golf event supporting two local charities.

Join us Friday, September 22, 2017

The goal of Golf Classic is to assist local men, women and children that need our support.

In 2016, The Lighthouse Soup Kitchen and Shelter and Couchiching Jubilee House joined forces to hold the fantastic golf event. 

Stayed tuned for more information of our upcoming Golf Classic in the Fall of 2017.

For more information, email Glenn Wagner at 

ride for refuge

We believe riding bikes (& walking walks) can change the world.

Join us Saturday, September 30, 2017


The Ride for Refuge is a family-friendly cycling (10k, 25k or 50k) and walking (5k) fundraiser that helps charities raise money for displaced, vulnerable and exploited people around the world.

6 local charities together are joined together at this fantastic event: 

The Lighthouse 

Couchiching Jubilee House


Coldest night of the year

Canada's (unoffical) Walk for Homelessness!

Save the Date! Saturday, February 24, 2018

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 $260,000+ 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!!!