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Welcome to the online home of the Tara "Boom" Houston Children's Foundation!

Taraboom, as we are affectionately now known, was established to help improve the lives for families whose children who have been diagnosed with life threatening illnesses.

Everyone needs hope, and helping families in our community is the hope of all of us at Taraboom.

With too many to mention, the "staff" at Taraboom exceeds our wildest expectations. Family, friends and volunteers are on duty as needed 24/7

Be sure to "find us on facebook" as we do our best to keep you up to date on news, events and more at Taraboom.



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News Taraboom

All event details about the
Wild West can be found by visiting the site! Get your tickets quickly, we are on our way to a SELL OUT of support and fun for this new Taraboom Event!

WildWest with Taraboom

Fall Fashion Shows
@ Heritage Garden Gallery
with proceeds coming to Taraboom!

Click the invite below for more info and donation information to reserve you seat at the show!!

Heritage Garden Gallery

Saturday, October 14
More details coming soon!
Cowboys & Cowgirls

Registration NOW available online!
(we moved the date!)

Tee Off for Tara

Winter Getaway
Fashion Gala
Friday, Feb 24th 2017
Heritage Garden Gallery
(click here for details and ticket information)

Tarawear stock
(limited sizes & colours)
for Christmas.
Wear your support and tuck us under the tree!
to get yours

Let's Stay in Touch!
With the high costs of postage Taraboom is going electronic with our newsletter mailings. Please select the button on our page to join our mailing list and stay in touch with us!


June Callwood

Nite at the Races!
Wonderland Speedway
Friday, July 11th
Friday, August 15th
Taraboom is the recipient of the
50/50 proceeds. Come on out
for a nite of fun & support.
Volunteer interest, please contact
us at

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To apply to Taraboom all the initial criteria must be met to be considered.

Visit our how to apply page for more info.

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tara wear

Wear your support! With our new logo that has been received with great review and popularity comes an endless array of items you can order to "wear your support."

  • t-shirts
  • golf shirts
  • sweats
  • jackets
    .....and more!

Contact Harley to order and wear our heart on your sleeve.


Sponsorship is a great way to increase your corporate visibility. Whether sponsoring the foundation overall or as an event sponsor, our opportunities are rewarding!


Paula Chatterson
Corporate Connection



Taraboom... touching some pretty special lives, including your own!

Rewarding volunteer opportunities await you. Contact us today!


Paula Chatterson,
Volunteer Coordinator


Corporate Sponsors


P.O. Box 20171,
St. Thomas, ON N5P 4H4

ph: 519-631-5359


GOLF: Tee Off for Tara

GALA: Fun & Flair




Provincial award

June Callwood Award 2014

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Tara "Boom" Houston Children's Foundation

Registered Charity No. 89137-4001-RR0001


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