A long-time supporter of the annual Red Nose Campaign and joining in for the TDSB/TFSS Day at the Marlies this year, Ernest Public School makes a big impact in the community.
This April two TFSS staff members had the exciting opportunity to pay Brown Public School a visit. In addition to thanking Mme. Breslin and her grade 4/5 class for supporting their charity, TFSS, they told the students about the impact their fundraising efforts had.
25 years ago, the Canadian government vowed to eradicate child poverty by the year 2000, but today not much has changed. Carolyn Jarvis from Global News talks to the most vulnerable kids about what it’s like to go hungry in a land of plenty.
On Thursday, March 12, 2015, a few ClearlyContacts employees joined TFSS on a “dispensing crawl”. They went to three different downtown schools for the final stage of the Gift of Sight and Sound program- when the students get fitted for their brand new, prescription filled glasses.
The TFSS’ beyond 3:30 became a top 10 finalist in the GoodLife Kids Foundation's nation-wide Win 4 Kids contest. The contest gave away $100,000 to organizations/programs across Canada that are getting kids physically active! The public had the opportunity to vote online from February 2 to March 6th. Prizes were awarded on March 7th with the beyond 3:30 program winning $5,000!
Every year, the grade 6 leaders at Allenby Junior Public School research local and global initiatives to support. After doing some research, the students decided to support TFSS because they understood that students their own age, in their own community, might need an extra hand up in order to receive the education that they deserve.
John Fisher Junior Public School made the Toronto Foundation for Student Success their charity of choice this year. Various fundriasing initiatives included an apple drive, a yoga class and a big craft sale during the annual winter concert. The John Fisher community also encouraged making donations in honour of their teachers, instead of giving for the holidays.
Number of strategies to tackle pocerty outlined by Mayor Tory and Deputy Mayor McConnell.
Inside Toronto visited the TDSB/TFSS Day at the Marlies on Wednesday, February 4, 2015. Click to view photos from the event.
Over 6,000 students from more than 70 schools cheered on the Toronto Marlies as they took on the Grand Griffins Rapids at Ricoh Coliseum on Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 for the 6th annual TDSB/TFSS Day at the Marlies. The special 11:00 a.m. game allowed students to enjoy all the excitement of a professional hockey game at a discounted price. The event showcased our national sport and encouraged students to get involved in physical activities. While the game was an exciting outing for students, it was also an important fundraiser for the Toronto Foundation for Student Success (TFSS).
GoodLife Kids Foundation is giving away $100,000 to charities that are helping Canadian kids have a healthier future. TFSS' beyond 3:30 program makes it to the top 10 in Canada! Cast your vote for TFSS today and help us win $25,000 for this innovative, after-school program.
This Wednesday, February 4th, over 6,000 students from more than 70 TDSB schools will be cheering on the Toronto Marlies to help support children across Toronto.
JAMA Pediatrics Editorials: breakfasts improving academic performance; school-based and home lunches
The January issue of JAMA Pediatrics includes two short editorials on breakfasts improving academic performance and comparative qualities of school-based and home lunches.
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.
Toronto’s Muslim Welfare Centre has led the trend of donating locally, after years of Islamic charities focusing on international aid. The Muslime Welfare Centre has donated $30,000 to TFSS to help support Student Nutrition Programs in our city.
SNAP Scarborough came out to Charles Gordon Senior Public School to join the Hadden Family Foundation as they presented a cheque for $150,000.
Indie music star, Hayden Dresser, and his wife Christie Greyerbiehl, organized the first annual Dream Serenade benefit concert. To date, just over $89,000 has been raised to help provide respite opportunities for children and their families, as well as towards the creation of an outdoor learning environment for the students at the school.
Glenn Hadden, President of the Hadden Family Foundation and a successful financier on Wall Street, understands the importance of giving back. Originally hailing from East Scarborough, Glenn Hadden attributes a lot of who he is to the community he grew up in, which is why he gives back to beyond 3:30 and Student Nutrition Programs in the area.
Glenn Hadden, a Scarborough born-and-raised global financier wants to “close the opportunity gap” through education.
OMNI TV, Mandarin News Edition came out to our beyond 3:30 program at Charles Gordon Senior Public School on Friday, November 28, 2014, as The Hadden Family Foundation presented a cheque for $150,000.
A great big thank you from the Toronto Foundation for Student Success to all schools supporting our students by signing up for the Red Nose Campaign! We’ve completely sold out of red noses and that’s a first. Way to go TDSB Schools!
Every year, enthusiastic TDSB students and staff pack the stadium to cheer on the Toronto Marlies and raise money for TFSS.
Schools across Toronto, businesses and community groups get involved every year to sell some good looking flashing red noses!
Susan Hay from Global News visits TFSS' beyond 3:30 program at Joseph Brant Public School for her 'Making a Difference' segment.
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