Seven-year-old Griffin wants you to buy a lemonade for sick kids


For three years running, young Griffin Graham has set up a lemonade stand on the day before Father’s Day to raise money for SickKids. He’s raised $4,000 so far and he’ll be at it again this Saturday, June 17, in front of Huntsville Home Hardware.

His parents, Christine Barkey and Mike Graham, who own Huntsville Home Hardware, are avid supporters of the hospital and at the tender age of four Griffin decided he wanted to help, too.

Visitors to Griffin’s lemonade stand have been generous in past years. Some make a donation without wanting a refreshing lemonade or tasty cookie. Others have made donations ahead of time knowing that they wouldn’t be in town that day but still wanting to support the young philanthropist.

If you’d like to support Griffin’s lemonade stand, stop by Huntsville Home Hardware at 2 Cann Street on June 17 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. You’ll find both Griffin and his sister, four-year-old Sophia, ready to take your orders at the front of the store. While you’re there, check out the barbecue behind the garden centre, also in support of SickKids. Hamburgers, hot dogs and pop will be available by donation.

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  1. Sheila and Bob Graham on

    We are honoured to be Griffin’s grandparents from Brantford and couldn’t be any prouder of him. He is very commited to this cause as we all know that Sick Kids is nothing short of amazing !!!

  2. Henk Rietveld on

    What a great effort, Griffin! It’s such an example of excellent community service. And thanks to Mom and Dad for their ongoing support of a great charity effort.

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