Donations top $50K in one night

Jennifer Crawford and son Cole knock on doors as part of the Chatham Goodfellows annual Porchlight campaign Monday night. The volunteers canvassing the area raised more than $50,000.

Chatham Goodfellows volunteers had a busy and very successful night knocking on doors seeking donations Monday evening.

The group that seeks to ensure no child is without a Christmas raised more than $50,000 through its Porchlight campaign.

“Chatham Goodfellows board is left speechless and very ecstatic,” Goodfellows president Tim Haskell said in a media release. “Thanks to all who have donated to our Porchlight campaign last night. Thanks for your continued support.”

The Goodfellows’ office is open until Dec. 3 and they are still taking names of new applicants by phone only. You can reach them at 519-354-1146.

Existing clients can apply online at or call the number above.

For donations, Goodfellows accepts e-Transfers at You can also send a cheque to
Chatham Goodfellows
PO Box 114
Chatham on
N7M 5K1




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