Teacher’s birthday wish results in large donation to the TFSS

Posted 2011-05-11
Category Fundraising

Teacher Gail Prattas and her husband Peter share a common birth year and strong passion for helping students in need.

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InsideToronto: Portraits of a Community

Posted 2011-05-06
Category News

Students use photo booth to create digital portrait of their community. Pixelated Communal Portraits program is held in schools in partnership with the Beyond 3:30 program, which is a shared initiative of the Toronto Community Foundation, Toronto District School Board's Model Schools for Inner Cities Initiative and the Toronto Foundation for Student Success (TFSS).

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InsideToronto Reports on Clinic Opening

Posted 2011-04-04
Category News

The Toronto District School Board's second pediatric clinic opened March 31 at George Webster Elementary School.

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Viva York Mills raises money for breakfast program for needy students.

Posted 2011-04-01
Category Fundraising

The 60 students in York Mills Collegiate Institute's Grade 12 business management class are hoping to raise $5,000 for charity during a Vegas-themed fundraiser Thursday, May 5.

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Global News Clinic Opening

Posted 2011-03-31
Category News

Global news report on the George Webster Medical Clinic opening.

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Screening program gives foreign–trained doctors a chance.

Posted 2011-03-11
Category Healthcare

TFSS deliberately hires international doctors to screen the vision of children in the city’s less affluent neighbourhoods. It’s a win-win for students and immigrants. 

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TRIEC's Immigrant Success (IS) Award

Posted 2011-03-10
Category Awards

Toronto Foundation for Student Success wins Toronto Vision Award for Immigrant Inclusion.

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Inside Toronto: Half-million for Hungry Students

Posted 2010-11-09
Category News

Half-million for hungry students. Local school asks students for sacrifice.

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Record Success for Feeding Toronto’s Hungry Students Week

Posted 2010-11-05
Category Fundraising

Record Success for Feeding Toronto’s Hungry Students Week.

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MyTownCrier.ca

Posted 2010-11-03
Category News

Nutrition programs on the menu.

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Wrap it Up Toronto ft. Miles Jones & DJ Serious

Posted 2010-10-08

Friday October 8th is the last day and biggest party of Feeding Toronto’s Hungry Students Week, a period in which students and community leaders have been fundraising and spreading awareness about student hunger in Toronto.

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Students occupy subways for hungry classmates

Posted 2010-10-08
Category Fundraising

The story of hungry children coming to school is sad, said Parsonage. But the work that our kids are doing, students right across the system, the volunteerism, the effort, the leadership, that's a joyous thing.

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City News: Easing the Hunger

Posted 2010-10-07
Category News

Volunteers at an East End public school are putting together a wide spread of healthy alternatives. More than 100,000 students in Toronto relay on programs like this to make it through the day.

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Students from Beyond 3:30 Choose Healthy Eating

Posted 2010-10-06
Category After School

Participants from the Junior Chefs' Club at Brookview Middle School presented Eating a Rainbow Wrap at the Toronto District School Board's MY HEALTH MY CHOICE: Lifestyle Choices, Healthy Eating student leadership conference on October 6, 2010 at the Royal Ontario Museum.

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Feeding Toronto's hungry students a top priority

Posted 2010-10-04
Category Nutrition

One out of three children in Toronto live in poverty. More than 110,000 TDSB students rely on breakfast, snack and lunch programs just to make it through the day. That’s part of the reason why the Toronto Foundation for Student Success (TFSS), an arms length charity of the TDSB, is hosting a week of events dedicated to feeding Toronto’s hungry students and hungry minds.

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Touchdown – High School Football Scores with Help from Argos

Posted 2010-09-16
Category Sports

The Toronto Argonauts held a team practice September 15 at Sir Robert L. Borden BTI, kicking-off the 2010 season and celebrating the second year of the Level The Playing Field program. In 2010, the program is donating $80,000 to benefit 13 TDSB high school football teams.

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Where Art And Architecture Meet

Posted 2010-06-16
Category News

When an architect and an artist toured Joseph Brant Senior PS last September, their intention was to bring the rigour of both of their disciplines to an afterschool student art project. The mural had to look like part of the building, not just a way to cover it up.

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CDI Supports The Toronto Foundation for Student Success

Posted 2010-03-31
Category Donations
"It's that simple," states Catherine Parsonage, Executive Director and CEO, Toronto Foundation for Student Success (TFSS). "We need to do everything we can..."

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Catherine Parsonage on CBL-FM

Posted 2010-01-20
Category News

Discussion with Catherine Parsonage, Executive Director, Toronto Foundation for Student Success, about the new vision of what school should be expected to provide to students in this city. 

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