The Sudbury Charities Foundation was established in 1967 to raise money to support development programming for underprivileged youth in Sudbury. The Festival of Lights raises an average of about $25,000 annually. The Sudbury Manitoulin Children’s Foundation “Send A Kid To Camp” program has been the largest beneficiary of the funds raised at the Festival of Lights, receiving approximately $50,000 annually. These funds have sent nearly 3500 children to camp since 1984.
Other recipients include:
Ten Rainbows Foundation
Big Brothers Sudbury and District
The Salvation Army
All Nations Church – Youth Programs
NEO Kids Foundation