TORONTO BLUE JAYS TO HONOUR 2010 COMMUNITY PARTNERS

By on April 20, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

TORONTO, ONTARIO

Tuesday, April 19, 2010

  

$1,069,544 was invested in 19 community partner organizations and programs keeping kids healthy and fit; keeping kids in school; and providing safe places to play, learn and grow.

 

            The TORONTO BLUE JAYS will host representatives from the 19 organizations that received funding through Jays Care Foundation during tonight’s game.  We will recognize recipients for their outstanding community efforts during an evening of celebration at Rogers Centre from the comfort of the Jays Care Community Clubhouse.

            In 2010, a total of $1,069,544 was committed to the following community partner organizations and programs:

  • AMICI Camping Charity—Summer Camp 2010
  • Brandon Street Community Development Foundation—Respect Revolution
  • Cabbagetown Youth Centre—Cabbagetown Youth Centre Revitalization project
  • Camp Oochigeas—Ooch Downtown
  • Dixie Bloor Neighborhood Center—Kids Fun Club
  • East York Baseball Association—Funding for baseball field lighting
  • Heart & Stroke Foundation—Spark Together for Healthy Kids
  • Heritage Skills Development Centre—Scarborough East After School Project for African and Caribbean Children (SEASPACC)
  • Pathways To Education—Home Run Scholars
  • Junior Achievement of Central Ontario—Economics for Success
  • kids.now—After school leadership program
  • Max & Beatrice Wolfe Children’s Centre—Camp Erin Toronto
  • Moorelands Community Services—City Summer Day Camp & Moorelands Wilderness Camp
  • Ronald McDonald House Toronto—Recreation room & RMH Toronto School
  • Toronto Community Housing Corporation—Rookie League
  • Success Beyond Limits—Summer Program
  • UrbanArts—After School Arts Program & It’s a Girl Thing!  Young Women’s Leadership Development
  • Variety Village—Children in Motion
  • Youth Assisting Youth—Jays Care Group Mentoring Program

 

            The Toronto Blue Jays have provided in excess of $4.5-million in funding over the past 10 seasons to local charitable and nonprofit organizations from across the province of Ontario. Grants are awarded annually to organizations offering programs that focus on physical activity, education, and life-skill development to children and youth. Visit www.bluejays.com/jayscare for information on how to apply for grants in 2011.

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