Events & Fundraisers



Orillia Home and Cottage Show

April 13 - April 15, 2018

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in lieu of admission, proceeds will go towards Building hope. 

Donations from the Home & Cottage Show totalled $5,600!!!

Thank you Orillia! 

Coldest night of the year

Canada's (unoffical) Walk for Homelessness!

Save the Date! Saturday, February 23, 2019

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

2018 - 60 Teams raising $113,819!!! 

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golf classic

One golf event supporting two local charities.

Join us September 21, 2018! 

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 2018.

For more information, email Glenn Wagner at 

ride for refuge

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

Join us September 29, 2018!

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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.

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

The Lighthouse 

Couchiching Jubilee House