National Puddle Day

National Puddle Day is in memory of Matthew Chatelain. It is a day to honour those children whose lives are cut short and this year support a local charity, Bereaved Families of Ontario-Hamilton/Burlington, the only local resource whose primary mandate is to provide grief support to families who have experienced the death of a child of any age.


To become part of National Puddle Day, please click on any of the links below and please be sure to register!


To register, please contact Sherri Crechiola at 905-679-KIDS or 906-679-5437, email at


Letter to Kinderseeds Families
Letter to School Principals

Letter to School Families

Letter to Businesses
Letter to Businesses with Rubber Boot Inventory
2017 Event brochure and pledge form

SAMPLE Flyer from School to Parents
SAMPLE Fundraising letter for Schools “Plug In Day”


BECOME A SPONSOR!!!! Sponsorship 2016

***Please make all cheques payable to ‘Bereaved Families Of Ontario-Hamilton/Burlington’***

List of Participating Schools and Organizations

Farmers’ Dell Preschool Co-op
Imagineer’s Childcare Centre
Daycare on Delaware
Pied Piper Co-Operative Preschool
St. Matthew’s Catholic Elementary
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Elementary
Bellmoore Elementary
St. Marguerite d’Youville Elementary
Mount Albion Elementary
Bell-Stone Elementary
Mt. Hope Public School
Linden Park Elementary
McKinnon Park Secondary School
Norwood Park Elementary School
Westmount Secondary School
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Elementary
Hagersville Elementary
Village Treehouse Childcare
Adelaide Hoodless Public School
Franklin Junior Public School
Dundas Elementary
The Beer Store
Momentum Credit Union
Bryan’s Tae Kwon Do
Mount Hope Fire Station
Hamilton Police Department
Mabel`s Labels
Haldimand County Minor Baseball