Events & Fundraisers



Libertas christmas concert

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libertas male choir to perform at st. andrew’s presbyterian church

November 28th, 2018!

Come and join us on November 28th to hear the Libertas Male Choir sing while supporting a great cause!

Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased at the church’s main office:

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church

99 Peter St. N in Orillia

For more info, call (705) 325-5183 or visit

Proceeds will be going towards the Building Hope campaign.

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orillia vocal ensemble at st. paul’s

December 15, 2018!

What a joyful sound! Come join us for a musical night at St. Paul’s in support of the Building Hope campaign.

St. Paul’s Centre

62 Peter St. S in Orillia


Event start: 7:30 pm

Featuring brass ensemble, guest soloists, and A Little Wind Music.

we are looking for Lighthouse Keepers!

The needs of the community are rising and the number of people experiencing homelessness is at a crisis point.

Campaign Goal: To have 200 new monthly donors of $50 per month

Timeline: Dec. 1, 2018- Jan. 1, 2019

Business After 5 at Thor Motors Orillia

Feb. 20, 2019!

The Orillia District Chamber of Commerce is pleased to host a Business After 5 event for the Building Hope Campaign.


Location: Thor Motors Orillia

201 Gill St. in Orillia

Time: 5pm

More details to come!

Coldest night of the year

Canada's (unofficial) 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.

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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!!! 


April 12- April 14, 2019!

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

Donations from the Home & Cottage Show totalled $5,600 for 2018!!!

Thank you Orillia!

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


September 20, 2019! 

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

ride for refuge

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

October 5, 2019!

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.

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