Clear priority: Vision tests for school-age children

Posted 2013-08-06
Category Healthcare

When vision impairment goes unchecked it becomes a kind of invisible disability, affecting literacy, numeracy and skill development. It can also contribute to social exclusion, as a child may hold herself back from play with peers, made difficult because of poor sight…The good news is that there are organizations tackling this issue and making a difference, but they can’t do it on their own — nor should they

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Feed Tomorrow Oct 7-11, 2013

Posted 2013-06-29
Category Events

The healthiest countries in the world invest in their children because they know their future depends on them. We need your support for the 1 in 3 children right here in our city that live in poverty.

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Two TFSS Volunteers Win The Ontario Volunteer Service Award.

Posted 2013-06-27
Category Awards

The Ontario Volunteer Service Awards may not come with the glitz and glamour of a red carpet or Hollywood host, but you would be hard-pressed to find a ceremony more meaningful.

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Canadian Children Still Hungry

Posted 2013-06-03
Category News

The government should begin discussions with the provincial and territorial ministers responsible for agriculture, education and health to develop a comprehensive pan-Canadian school nutrition initiative, and fully fund on-reserve aboriginal student meals.

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Real Estate Board Members Help

Posted 2013-05-16
Category Video

Watch our video on the Toronto Real Estate Board and their work in Toronto Schools

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Our Programs in the News

Two of our programs made the news in the last month

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Hadden Family Foundation Gives $600,000 to Feed Hungry Minds!

Posted 2012-11-23
Category Donations

Led by Morgan Stanley's Glenn Hadden, the Hadden Family Foundation made a major funding announcement to support healthy and nutritious meals for students in need.

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Feeding Toronto’s Hungry Students Week 2012 Raises Over 900k!

Posted 2012-10-22
Category Fundraising

One Week. One Cause. 147,000 Nutritious Meals

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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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Breakfast Clubs of Canada Pledges $401,000 in Support of Toronto Hungry Students

Posted 2012-10-05
Category Donations

National organization brings major support to children in need

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Breakfast for Learning Presents $576,500 Cheque to Toronto Foundation for Student Success

Posted 2012-10-01
Category Donations

For 20 years, BFL has helped nourish over 2.5 million Canadian children.

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Videos On Our Programs

Posted 2012-07-03
Category Video

A series of videos on our programs and the people involved.

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TFSS In-School Clinics in the Globe and Mail

Posted 2012-03-17
Category News

CEO Catherine Parsonage on the effectiveness of bringing care to the students who need it most.

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TFSS & the TDSB Make History With the Toronto Marlies

Posted 2012-02-08
Category Events

The Toronto Marlies hockey club played in front of a record crowd, beating the Rochester Americans in a regular season AHL match-up at this year's TDSB day.

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TFSS Director Sandra Best talks to The Grid

Posted 2011-12-12
Category News

The Toronto weekly learns about TFSS and how Budget 2012 could impact programs for students

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Toronto Star - MSPHI a bold inner-city project

Posted 2011-12-11
Category News

Ontario’s first school-based health care clinic is a pilot project to help kids, many of whom don’t have OHIP or access to doctors.

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TFSS in the Globe and Mail

Posted 2011-12-08
Category News

Director Sandra Best on the value of nutrition programs at TO Council.

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TFSS in the Toronto Star

Posted 2011-12-07
Category News

CEO Catherine Parsonage defends nutrition programs during the 2012 Budget Debate.

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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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Good News Toronto visits beyond 3:30

Posted 2011-11-15
Category News

Beyond 3:30 is featured in Good News Toronto!

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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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Toronto Star: Cooking up success for kids

Posted 2011-10-04
Category News

Students gain life skills and confidence as part of middle-school program organized by the Toronto Foundation for Student Success and funded through the Toronto Community Foundation.

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The Blue Jays Care about beyond 3:30!

Posted 2011-09-17
Category After School

On Saturday, September 17th the Jays Care Foundation hosted a group of beyond 3:30 participants and their parents to a spectacular afternoon at the Rogers Centre, in the Jays Care Community Clubhouse.

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York Mills Students Add $10,000 to Emergency Fund

Posted 2011-05-27
Category Fundraising

On May 5, students of Ms Persaud’s business class at York Mills CI organized Viva York Mills! a Las Vegas-themed event to benefit the Hope in Action Emergency Fund.

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