Thank you to all of our donors and sponsors!

If you would like to join in supporting this event contact Diana Boal, Executive Director at

We are hosting our Annual Winter Warm-up Fundraiser

 St. Patrick's Day style!

Shelldale Family Gateway will present Winter Warm Up Fundraiser - St. Patrick’s Day Style (COVID friendly), on Wednesday, March 17th, 2021, featuring lots of exciting activities for the community, great food and so much more – all to benefit the families in the Onward Willow Neighbourhood served by Shelldale Family Gateway.

We are proud to bring Winter Warm Up Fundraiser - St. Patrick’s Day Style to Guelph for the 8th Year! The fundraiser event will bring together the culinary skills of SR-P Creations Gourmet Catering with the community feel of Winter Warm Up through a fantastic combination of an authentic St. Patrick’s Day dinner and entertainment on Zoom with an on-line auction prior to the event.

Support our Youth and Community Programs and order your authentic three course Irish meal ready for contactless pick-up at Shelldale Family Gateway between 2 - 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 17th.

A MAXIMUM of 75 dinners will be available, so order early! 

Dinner orders must be in by March 7 at 6 p.m.



View all of the great silent auction items and place your bid!

All items have been kindly donated. 

Proceeds will go directly to our Youth & Community Programs.

Follow our Facebook Event Page to see items as they are announced!

Bidding opens on Sunday, March 7th at noon

and closes on Wednesday, March 17th at noon 

The winning bids will be announced at our Zoom Party on March 17th at 6 p.m

Winning bidders can pick up their auction item(s) at Shelldale Family Gateway, 20 Shelldale Crescent, on Thursday, March 18th between 8 am - 4 pm or MONDAY March 22nd, also between 8 am – 4 pm or email to make specific arrangements.

Here is a peek at some of our silent auction items!

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Simply Irresistible - 4 course Dinner for 6

Basket full of snacks from 7 Eleven

Indoor Living Garden

Beautiful handcrafted queen-size quilt

Beautiful precious stones

Miss St. Patty

Interior Detailing Package

plus Interior Design consultation

Basket full of Johnson & Johnson products

4 x 6 print of original Heena Mistry painting

Equestrian Lesson and an added special horse lovers treat

Join us on Zoom at 6:00 p.m. for dinner, Irish songs with Bob MacLean, and conversation with Sharron of SR-P Creations Gourmet Catering and Diana Boal, Executive Director of Shelldale Family Gateway.

Special guests will include Mike Schreiner, Guelph MPP, with a special announcement, Lloyd Longfield, Guelph MP and Phil Allt, Guelph City Councillor.

Shelldale community children and youth will participate in  the “Best St. Patrick’s Day Hat” contest!  Watch our Facebook event page for the picture entries and vote for your favourite hat!  Prizes will be awarded! Tim Horton’s gift cards and others!!

The zoom link will be active here at 6 p.m. on March 17th

We have put the challenge out to our children & youth!

Supplies will be provided and available at our Community Table on Wednesday, March 10th.

Pictures will be posted on our Facebook events page for voting on Tuesday, March 16th noon to 9 p.m. 

The most likes will win 1st, 2nd & 3rd prizes!