What's Happening @ FYFB

It's cold outside!

Read more about what FYFB's friends are doing to warm hearts and raise spirits and ways you can help those in need at this most challenging time of year.

Wanna whole lot of love?

Show your love and compassion this Valentine's Day. Make a donation to FYFB online and send your Valentine an e-card to show how much you care.

» » Share the love by clicking here.

» » Click here for the media release.


GMAC ResCap Recognizes Employee and FYFB Volunteer Marianne Gwon

Marianne recently won an award for community involvement from her employer, GMAC ResCap. That award came with a $6,000 donation to FYFB which will be used to support the Winter Relief Fund. FYFB volunteer Marianne Gwon sat down to chat about her work at FYFB and her award.

» » Click here to read all about it.


Ernst & Young Builds Team and Community at FYFB

Ernst & Young is a valued corporate partner with FYFB, contributing both volunteer hours and funding to support our vision of reconnecting people with our community. FYFB Connects spoke with Ernst & Young's Corporate Social Responsibility program manager, Tara Berze, about our shared vision and how corporations can make a difference in community organizations.

» » Learn more about corporate team building at FYFB on our volunteering page. Click here.


Annual General Meeting Notice

The FYFB AGM will be held February 21 at FYFB, 797 Dundas Street West at 6:30 p.m. All FYFB friends are welcome. FYFB encourages members who are unable to attend to sign a proxy form and drop it off at FYFB ensuring their voice is heard.

» » Click here to read the official meeting notice and obtain a proxy form.


Winter Relief Fund Update

Through the generous contributions of friends like you, FYFB has raised $14,128 towards its March 31st goal of $37,000. But with the extreme cold gripping Toronto, the demands upon FYFB have never been greater. We need your help to ensure we meet our funding objectives so we can continue to meet the urgent needs of our clients.

» » Click here for more information and donations.


Save the Date to Strike Out Hunger

Once again FYFB is inviting you to a fun night of bowling with your friends and colleagues to support FYFB's work. Mark your calendar for Thursday, May 31.


Spare some time, friend?

Last year our TTC Fundraising Blitz raised more than $4,000 in much-needed funds. This year, we'd like to have more friends on hand to help canvass commuters. If you're available April 4 between 6:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. we'd love to talk to you. Click here to get board-member Ingrid Sapona's take on her experience collecting funds last year.

» » Want to learn more? Click here to read about Ingrid Sapona's transforming experience volunteering for the Blitz last year.


Got Friends?

Do you know someone who'd be interested in the great work FYFB does? Tell them about us by clicking here.


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