Visioning Scarborough

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Run for Fun a Success

On Saturday, September 19th, the first ever East Scarborough Run for Fun brought 150 people out to run, walk, or bike a beautiful 5K through Morningside Park from The East Scarborough Storefront to The Valley at The University of Toronto Scarborough.  Our main goal was to activate our community with fun physical activity. The smiling faces and sea of blue and red T-shirts in this event day video  says we reached that goal!  And, you may have even seen the run on CityTV news!  People also rallied behind this event by raising $10,000!
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Run for Fun on September 19th

Hundreds of East Scarborough children and youth are learning to play tennis, rugby, and more in a groundbreaking program co-designed and jointly run by community organizations and UTSC Athletics department.

On September 19th we are asking you to join our Run for Fun…so kid’s can play…a chance to get active, build community and raise funds for kids activities all at the same time!

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YOF 2014-2015 Grant Announcement

We are very excited to announce that The Storefront has been chosen by the Ontario Trillium Foundation and the Ministry of Children and Youth to further develop our cross community organizing approach to increase the access and influence of local youth in their neighbourhood!

YOF Announcement

Today we held a brief grant announcement with the Hon. Tracy MacCharles, Minister of Children and Youth Services, MPP Mitzie Hunter and our CEO Andrea Cohen Barrack at the East Scarborough Storefront. Thank you to all who took part in the grant announcement.  For more information, please check the media release announcing all the YOF grants.

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Year 2 YOF Grants List:  YOF 2014-2015

Twitter: @ONTrillium #YOFatOTF

Facebook: Youth Opportunities Fund (photos from the grant announcement will be posted shortly)