Gaineys fund childrens environment centre

Posted By BRENDAN WEDLEY, EXAMINER STAFF WRITER Photos courtesy of The Peterborough Examiner Gainey Foundation gives Camp Kawartha $100,000 for facility to be built at Trent University The Gainey Foundation chose a self-sustainable environmental education centre for children in Peterborough as its first major project in Canada, Bob Gainey and his daughter, Anna, announced […]

Seeds of change grow from remembrance

Katherine Wilton The Gazette The Gainey family has turned its personal losses – the death of a mother, the drowning of a daughter – into opportunities to support causes close to their hearts Anna Gainey was leafing through applications for grants from the newly established Gainey Foundation this summer, when one from a group that […]

Gaineys give back

Posted By MIKE DAVIES, EXAMINER STAFF WRITER Foundation announces special projects for Peterborough The fruits of the Gainey Foundation’s labour are beginning to blossom. Hockey Hall of Famer and Peterborough native Bob Gainey and his daughter Anna unveiled the Foundation’s first major project for Peterborough during a press conference last night at The Dobro […]

Anna Gainey and the Gainey Foundation

By Elisa Birnbaum Read the fulll story at Charity village.comThis month in our Funder Focus series we feature the Gainey Foundation. The newly established family foundation was launched in honour of Cathy and Laura Gainey, with the aim of supporting community-based charitable organizations committed to causes that reflect Laura and Cathy’s interests. CharityVillage spoke with executive director Anna Gainey about the […]

Gainey charity fund nears 1 million

By Michael Tutton THE CANADIAN PRESS HALIFAX – Bob Gainey’s family has quietly raised close to $1 million for a foundation created in honour of his daughter Laura, who was lost overboard from a Nova Scotia tall ship almost two years ago. The Montreal Canadiens general manager, in Halifax to promote National Hockey League exhibition […]

An Evening with the Gainey Family raises 155 000

  The Gainey Foundation is pleased to announce that Tuesday nights’ concert at Metropolis was a tremendous success, raising $155,000. The event, hosted by Marc Denis, brought together on stage the St-John’s-based Great Big Sea, Sam Roberts, Michel Rivard, Nikki Yanofsky, Charlypop, Sara Johnston,Shane Murphy and Kris Newby, for one incredible evening. Anna Gainey said, “We would like to thank everyone who […]


  GREAT BIG SEA, SAM ROBERTS BAND and many others Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at 8pm – Metropolis After the huge success of the first Gainey Foundation fundraising event held in Bob Gainey’s hometown of Peterborough, Ontario, we are extremely pleased to announce that the Foundation will host a fundraising concert at the Metropolis in Montreal on June […]


DISCOVER DAWSON Dawson College, News for the Community. May 2008 Vol. 3 No. 5 Read entire article There was a buzz in the room from the moment the artists made their way to their easels. Not only was this the 10th anniversary edition of the event, the evening was made even more special with the […]

Peterboroughs A Night with Gainey Family and Friends raises 120 000

  The Gainey Foundation would like to sincerely thank all the performers as well as our friends and family in Peterborough, Ontario who made the evening of March 17th such a tremendous success. For more about this wonderful night click on the links below. The Peterborough Examiner, March 18, 2008 The Globe and Mail, March […]


  The auction was a huge success, raising over $23,000 for the Gainey Foundation. The winning bids came from as far away as Hong Kong and South Africa! The foundation is grateful to the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Montreal Canadiens for their support and to all the fans who participated in this fundraising initiative.