Charities we Support
Children's Miracle Network has grown dramatically since its founding in 1983 from a televised fundraiser in a small studio to one of the North America's leading children's charities.
Help as many children as possible by raising funds for children's hospitals.
Keep funds in the community in which they were raised to help local children.
The organization was founded by Marie Osmond and her family, John Schneider, Mick Shannon and Joe Lake.
Children's Miracle Network's most recognizable symbol and greatest fundraising tool is its red and yellow Miracle Balloon icon.
As of 2011, Children's Miracle Network has raised more than $4.3 billionómost of which is donated a dollar or two at a time.
Since 1986, the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation has been at the forefront of a nation-wide movement to raise awareness and mobilize action on breast cancer. Today, the Foundation is the leading organization in Canada dedicated to creating a future without breast cancer. Our investments in vital research, education and health promotion programs have led to progress in breast cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care.
Our goal is to reduce the number of people diagnosed with breast cancer, reduce mortality for those who develop the disease, and improve quality of life for those affected. We direct donor dollars to world-class researchers and clinicians who are making groundbreaking progress in breast cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care. Since 1986, the Foundationís Ontario Region has awarded over $84 million in funding for nearly 600 grants, supporting research projects, fellowships and community health initiatives.
Hospice Thornhill was established in 1987 as a non-profit organization, mandated to provide community-based palliative to ensure that all residents and their families affected by a life threatening illness have access to timely, compassionate, caring and quality end of life support. Specially trained volunteers provide support through varied programs such as: the day respite and therapeutic touch programs, in-home visitation- which compliment existing heath care service providers and bereavement support programs.
People with physical disabilities have few resources for recreational opportunities and require adaptive equipment to meet their physical limitations. To break this barrier The Toronto Power Wheelchair Hockey League (TPWHL) brings players together for a pleasurable afternoon of competitive hockey.
The TPWHL is for kids and young adults with various disabilities who hve limigted upper body strength and mobility. We work hard towards physical and emotional growth, developing skills needed to become strong leaders regardless of their skill level. Power hockey gives every child a chance that would otherwise not be possible in maninstream sports.
Fundraiser Benefit for Angelina's fight with leukemia. The benefit was held on March 23, 2012 at the Thornhill Community Centre and was hosted by The Community of Bayview Fairways. Live entertainment by Start The Car an up and coming musical band in which Pal Zammit himself is the drummer.
Eating Disorders of York Region (EDOYR) is a grassroots, registered non-profit, organization founded by families with lived experience of the devastation and death eating disorders cause. In 2004 several families joined together after the death of a young woman and with the seeds of her memorial fund founded an agency to address the urgent and unmet needs of those who suffer.
EDOYR provides support programs facilitated by psychotherapists specializing in eating disorders for men and women of all ages struggling with all types of eating disorders as well as support programs for their family and friends. EDOYR offers assistance to individuals and families through a telephone help line. We also provide the community with awareness and education for the purpose of prevention.