Thank You to All of Our Supporters!
New Visions Toronto greatly appreciates the generosity we receive from families, friends and businesses. Without their assistance, we could not maintain the current level of quality support we provide for the people who rely on us.
While every effort is made to ensure our information is accurate, from time to time we may make an error or overlook someone for their contribution. If you spot an error or omission, please contact us and we will make the correction as quickly as possible.
Below is a list of those who have recently assisted us in our endeavour to ensure that the support we provide is second to none. Their efforts are recognized and greatly appreciated!
The James Rutley Grand Memorial Fund
The Fund donated $18,246 towards purchasing a new accessible van.
The Harold E. Ballard Foundation
The Foundation donated $6,000 towards purchasing a specialized crib for our children's home.
The Toronto Foundation
The Toronto Foundation generously donated $20,000 towards purchasing personal care stations. The Foundation was established in 1981 and pools philanthropic dollars and facilitates charitable donations for maximum community impact.
The Harry E. Foster Charitable Foundation
The foundation was established “To continue the interests of the founder, primary emphasis is on programs and projects for people with intellectual disabilities" and generously donated $10,000.
The Sir Joseph Flavelle Foundation
The Foundation matched an anonymous donation which turned it into a $2,300 donation. One of their mandates is “To allocate funds to registered charitable organizations which are committed to having a positive impact on the community and are dedicated to fulfilling a social purpose which aligns with the values of the Sir Joseph Flavelle Foundation.”
The Fleck Family Foundation
Their donation of $12,000 gave us the opportunity to create an information video.
The Rotary Club of Toronto
Thank you for donating $7,800 towards installing ceiling lifts.
The Alice and Murray Maitland Foundation
Thank you for donating $5,000 to us.
The Marion Ethel Kamm and Frederick John Kamm Foundation
Thank you for your donation of $3,500.
The Harold E. Ballard Foundation
A HUGE THANK YOU to the Foundation for their generous donation of $65,000! Their donation put us $21,000 over our fundraising goal which means we can purchase a new accessible van. That's keeping us busy planning fun road trips for our Supported Individuals.
The Oakville Foundation
We are very thankful for the recent donation of $18,160 from the Oakville Foundation For Intellectually Handicapped People. This is the second donation that we have received from this Foundation. In 2012, they donated $5,600.
Thank you to the Oakville Foundation for their ongoing support. It is greatly appreciated!
Macquarie Private Wealth
We can't thank them enough for partnering with us and matching qualifying donations dollar-for-dollar. Thanks to their generosity, our 14th Annual Golf Tournament has raised over $70,000!
We also want to thank Darrin Dorosz and John Drake from Drake/Dorosz Wealth Management group for making this partnership possible.
Qualicom has donated their resources to host, design and maintain our fabulous new website. They have made it easier for us to connect with our families, friends and donors in the digital age.
Steve is a member of the team at Qualicom. He designed our website and he has been very patient and supportive with teaching us to update and maintain it.
The Barber Family
As always, Bill and Christy have been very busy supporting us in a variety of ways.
Their energy and enthusiasm resulted in one of our homes being the first to get a make over with a fresh coat of paint and lovely new furniture. The results of their hard work provided inspiration for other families to get involved.
The Barbers are champion fundraisers every year! Whether it's raising thousands of dollars for our Scotiabank Marathon or rallying the family (John, Carolyn and Julia) to donate $1,400 to our Golf Tournament their efforts and dedication are truly appreciated!
The Ali Family
Michael, his wife Razia and their friends and family (Lloyd Silvera, Shero Suliman, John Guppy and Ramesh Mistry) all teamed up to freshen up one of our homes.
They fixed up and painted the kitchen, hallways, living and dining rooms. Their efforts resulted in a warmer and more welcoming environment. For more information read A Renovation Story.
The Kingsley Family
We want acknowledge the great support that we have received from the Kingsley family with their recent efforts to spruce up one of our homes. Not only have they donated a flat screen TV and furniture, they have also painted walls, installed new flooring and received donations from family and friends to make this happen. You can read the full story in our Spring 2013 Newsletter in our Newsletter Archives.
A BIG Thank You to Doug King for his recent donation of $5,000. Doug has challenged all families and friends of New Visions Toronto to also donate what you can, or match his donation or better yet, beat his donation!
Sony of Canada, Ltd.
Everyone at our Bicknell location would like to send a BIG THANK YOU to Sony of Canada, Ltd. for their donation of a 50-inch flat screen television.
We would also like to thank Donna Trella for making this connection for us.