Community Involvement

Lockside's Fundraising Campaigns
  • Peterborough Regional Health Centre
    • 2004-6 Brian's Not Just Blues Festival: raised $30,000 for an Oncology Treatment Room in late co-owner Brian Holmes name
  • Lakefield Primary Healthcare Centre
    • 2007-8 Brian's Not Just Blues Festival: raised $20,000 towards a patient exam room
  • Lakefield Animal Welfare Society, (L.A.W.S.)
    • 2006-9 Brian's Not Just Blues Festival: provided $5,000 for a kitty condo
  • YWCA Crossroads Womens Shelter
    • 2009 Brian's Not Just Blues Festival: raised $8,000 towards the shelter's building campaign
  • Schizophrenia Society, Peterborough Branch
    • 2010 Brian's Not Just Blues Festival: raised $10,200 toward operating expenses
  • Gainy Foundation - Established by Bob Gainy in memory of Cathy and Laura Gainey. 
    • 2011 Brian's Not Just Blues Festival: raised over $10,000  for the Foundation supporting charitable organizations that offer environmental and arts education programs for youth"
  • Five Counties Children’s Centre Peterborough
    • 2012 Brian's Not Just Blues Festival: raised over $10,000 towards helping provide therapy services that assist children who are delayed in their development to develop the skills they need in everyday life such as walking, talking, and activities of daily living.
  • Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region
    • 2013 raised $7,500 towards building a low income family home
  • Jacks Journey & MPS II
    • 2016-19 Annual Santa at Lockside - raising money to help out local boy Jack Higgison fight a rare genetic desease Hunter Syndrome, or MPS II. A serious disease that affects only a few dozen children in Canada.
  • The Salvation Army
    • 2000-Current Annual Donation of New toys from Lockside for  the Christmas Toy Drive
    • 2012-2016 Annual Santa at Lockside raising money for those in need at christmas
    • 2018-22 Annual Christmas Campaign Save & Help those in Need - Customer Save 10% OFF regular priced items and Lockside gives 5% of their purchase to Local Salvation Army.
  • Brock Missions 
    • New Men, Women and Childern clothing donations from Lockside
    Educational Support
    • Yearly scholarship to the top Marketing Student at Lakefield High School
      Co-op students from local High Schools and Post Secondary Schools
    Lockside Supports The Arts
    • Art @ the Locks : Held at Lockside show casing local artists. A  percentage of the sales will go towards the Kawartha Artists Gallery & Studio (KAGS) “Best of High School Art Show” helping to celebrate and encourage the artistic efforts of young people in the community.
    • Promoting Canadian Musicians with live music held at Lockside and selling their music in-store
    Our Contributions

    • Peterborough Festival Of Trees
    • Lakefield Animal Welfare Society
    • Camp Kawartha
    • Peterborough Folk Festival
    • Lakefield Literary Festival
    • Folk Under the Clock
    • 4th Line Theatre, Millbrook
    • Young’s Point Public School, (elementary)
    • Lakefield District Secondary School
    • Lakefield College
    • Fleming College
    • Local Youth Sport Leagues
    • Imagine the Marsh Lakefield
    • Peterborough Canoe Museum
    • Lakefield Trail
    • Young's Point United Church
    • Young’s Point Business Association
    • Kawartha Lakes Chamber of Commerce
    • Peterborough Chamber of Commerce
    • Haliburton Chamber of Commerce
    • Buckhorn District Tourist Association
    • Greater Peterborough Economic Development Agency
    • CTGA

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