OFRA Fundraisers


OFRA Foundation Fundraising

The OFRA Foundation has raised over $1 million in the past seven years, with over seventy percent being allocated to the Uusi Koti Campaign. Thank you to our generous donors, dedicated board members, volunteers and hard-working staff!

Fundraising Proceeds Raised Highlights of 2011-2016

· In Memory & General Donations – $450,000

· Harvest Fest Event and Draw – $90,000

· A Brush with Art – $34,000

· Product Sales – $27,760

· Spring Fling Event – $16,000

· Walk ‘n Roll Event – $6,500

· Rose & Stone Friendship Garden – $4,100

Here at the Ontario Finnish Resthome Foundation we are always looking for new and innovative ways to raise funds for our organization. We currently have a number of items for sale where all the proceeds go directly to OFRA. We are also excited to announce our upcoming fundraising events and activities and we invite you to participate.

If you would like more information on any of our upcoming events and fundraisers or if you are interested in holding your own event to raise funds for the foundation, please contact us.

2017 Upcoming Events

Stroll ‘n Roll-a-thon– Saturday, May 27, 10am to 3pm at 721 North St. on OFRA Campus

Juhannus Festival & Uusi Koti Open House– Friday, June 23, 1:45pm at 721 North St. on OFRA Campus

Rotary Fest Parade– Saturday, July 15, 11am on Queen Street in the Downtown Core

Harvest Fest Event and Draw– Friday, September 8, 6pm at Algoma’s Water Tower Inn and Suites

Ladies’ Auxiliary Casserole Dinner– Wednesday, September 8, 6pm in Suomi Eesti Maja Kestitupa

Ladies’ Auxiliary Christmas Tea & Bazaar– Saturday, November 11, 2pm in Suomi Eesti Maja Kestitupa

Station Mall Craft Show– Thursday, November 23, 2pm at The Station Mall

Friends of OFRA 50/50 Cash Lottery– Every Second Friday, $5 per Draw, tickets available at Foundation Office 721 North St.

Ladies Auxiliary Coffee Breaks in Kestitupa – Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 1pm to 2:30pm

Ladies Auxiliary Rummage Sale – Every Wednesday 10am to 2pm in Suomi Eesti Maja.

Current Fundraisers

OFRA Cookbook                            Bench Dedication Program
V2437cover-page-001 (2)                                    Bench Purchasing Forms Front