Community Partners

 

Staples

Staples

This office supplies retailer is our partner in the Back-To-School Supplies Project. We identify schools and community groups who will benefit from receiving the school supplies from Staples’ fundraising. We donate to Staples’ “Share a Dream” campaign in support of the Special Olympics.

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Toronto Kiwanis Festival

The Festival Association works closely with educators and parents to provide exceptional competitive music and performing arts festivals annually. During the Festival, we volunteer at the music competition sites. We host a dinner at Casa Loma for the winners of our scholarships and enjoy their performances.

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TFSS

(Toronto Foundation for Student Success) – The Foundation initiates programs to deal with hunger, poverty and violence to help students succeed. Our food card donations are distributed to families in the 5 schools where we have developed partnerships.

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Key Clubs

One of the Kiwanis International’s Service Leadership Program is Key Club, the largest high school service organization in the world. There are 8 Key Clubs in the GTA and we currently sponsor 3 Key Clubs: at Harbord Collegiate, Parkdale Collegiate, and York Memorial Collegiate. We subsidize membership dues, shirts, convention, leadership conferences and Key Leader, and volunteer with them. We celebrate student leaders at the Key Club Presidents’ Dinner and award 8 Scholarships to graduating members.

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Canadian Immigration and Citizenship

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada facilitates immigration, provides protection to refugees, helps newcomers settle in Canada, grants citizenship, and issues travel documents.

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Romero House

Romero House is a community and charitable organization that welcomes refugee claimants: people who claim refugee status after arriving in Canada. We welcome refugees regardless of religion, ethnicity, political beliefs, sexual orientation or gender identity. In this way, we strive to create a community that celebrates difference.

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University Settlement

This multi-service agency, the first community-based social service agency in the City of Toronto, helps individuals and families learn and grow through social, cultural, recreational and educational engagement. We sponsor and volunteer at the Grange Festival in outdoor activities for more than 500 children.

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West Neighbourhood House

Formerly known as St. Christopher House, its six locations provide community development programs with direct delivery of social services. Our annual donation provides opportunities for newcomer youth to express their creativity, develop entrepreneurial skills and collaborate in “The Art of Silk Screening” Design Project at their Newcomer Youth Space in Parkdale.

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CAMH

(Centre for Addiction and Mental Health) – In support of CAMH programs and mental health awareness, we are the lead sponsor of the Lovely Spring Run held annually in April. We host a Christmas party for the clients of CAMH and their caregivers.

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SCAW

(Sleeping Children Around the World) – 100% of our donations buys bedkits for children in developing countries through SCAW’s volunteers and worldwide partners.

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