The death of Jordan Manners tore apart his school. How C.W. Jefferys was resurrected

Principal Monday Gala has led a remarkable turnaround of the school, 10 years after a shooting shocked the city.

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An Interview with Catherine Parsonage from Toronto Foundation for Student Success

Catherine Parsonage, Executive Director and CEO of Toronto Foundation for Student Success [TFSS], talks about the first time she went to a breakfast program and the importance of Student Nutrition Programs.

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TDSB serves 136,000 meals to students each day as child poverty rises

Child poverty is a growing problem in the classroom — and it's prompting Canada's largest school board to prepare a staggering 136,000 breakfasts and lunches for students each day. 

The Toronto District School Board opened 140 new breakfast initiatives in 2016, bringing its total number of meal programs to 588.

But there are kids who continue to go hungry.

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School program helps feed hungry students

Students at the downtown school, along with five other alternative school locations, receive non-perishable food items over the course of the year thanks to the Blessings in a Backpack Program.

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Sun Life Financial and the Fergusson Family Support Bloor CI Lunch Program

Posted 2015-10-01

Howard Fergusson, a dedicated Sun Life Financial Advisor and President of Howard J. Fergusson Insurance Agencies Limited, along with his family, donated $6,000 to Bloor Collegiate in order to expand the school’s lunch program. 

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Muslim Welfare Centre nourish future generations of leaders

Posted 2015-01-19

Firaz Azeez and Shahid Khan joined TFSS on our annual VIP Bus Tour during feed tomorrow week. Traveling ‘student style’, we visited Nelson Mandela Public School and Sprucecourt Public School to see nutrition programs in action. Amazed at what he saw, Azeez decided to increase their charity’s funding to local breakfast programs to help nourish future generations of leaders.

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Sang Kim, a man who wears many hats

Posted 2014-10-12

Sang Kim is a restaurateur, chef and food literacy advocate, who discussed the importance of having nutritious food within the public school system based on his personal experiences with food scarcity growing up in the Jane and Finch community. 

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Breakfast Clubs of Canada's Daniel Germain Discusses Nutrition Funding

Posted 2012-10-09

Off the back of announcing over $400,000 in funding for Student Nutrition Programs in Toronto, Breakfast Clubs of Canada Founder Daniel Germain visited CTV to discuss BCC's donation and work with the Toronto Foundation for Student Success, as well as the state of child and youth nutrition in Canada.

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TFSS at the House of Commons

On Tuesday November 28th 2011, Dr. Kirsty Duncan, MP Etobicoke North and TFSS Board member, hosted an all party parliamentary caucus on the need for a national student nutrition program.

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Thorncliffe Park providing healthy snacks

Posted 2011-10-18

Morning meal program makes a difference in Thorncliffe Park

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Globe and Mail article

Posted 2011-10-07

Teaching food literacy, one school lunch at a time.

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