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Sunday, April 7, 2013.

fredvictorcentrevisit_2013aprilOur visit this month to the Fred Victor Centre Women’s Shelter wasn’t too different as we are always welcomed by staff and residents with smiles and words of encouragement. This month we served chickpeas and basmati rice from Scarborough Gurdwara along with salad packed with great nutrients, a fruit parfait, Read more…

Saturday, March 9, 2013.

birthdaycards_2013_2On March 9th, more than a dozen children and youth came together and made birthday cards for the children that the Foundation sponsors. The kids, big and small alike, had loads of fun colouring and drawing their little masterpieces. Flowers, cartoon characters, balloons and pop-up hearts; the wonderful creations are all Read more…

Sunday, February 10, 2013.

fredvictorcentrefebFoundation volunteers were back again at the Fred Victor Centre on February 10th to help serve food to those who live at the shelter. Together with the centre’s own volunteers, Aman, Amanjeet, Jasmin, Sarpreet and Simmar helped to prepare a delicious meal consisting of mac & cheese, lasagna, pasta, garlic Read more…

Sunday, December 30, 2012.

At your service...Foundation volunteers all excited to be helping out at the Fred Victor Centre.

After a long time, the GGSCF visited the Fred Victor Centre’s women’s shelter on December 30th and took a vegetarian meal for those living at the centre located in Downtown Toronto. The centre had already prepared a meal and so our volunteers served this and the chick peas/rice were kept for dinner. Jasmin, Read more…

Friday, December 28, 2012.

buildingbridges2012_3This year’s Building Bridges leadership session took place on December 28th at Scarborough Gurdwara and focused on structural changes to the Foundation, but also discussed leadership styles, team dynamics, individual thought processes, and the organization’s roots. The Council started the session with a short Read more…

Saturday, December 22, 2012.

newyearcards_3Children and youth gathered to make New Year’s thank-you cards for the monthly donors that support the children that the GGSCF sponsors. Much fun was had while drawing and colouring and some of the participants also managed to make pop-up cards! The end result was very colourful and creative and we know the Read more…

Wednesday, December 5, 2012.

gnfooddrive2012This year, 4375lbs of food was collected for the Daily Bread Food Bank on the occasion of Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Gurpurab. This was the 18th year we have had the food drive at Scarborough Gurdwara, who have been very supportive. We would like to thank all the sangat who contributed and helped to put food on the table for those who are in need.

Saturday, December 1, 2012.

dec2012monmeet_1At the monthly meeting held on December 2nd, awards were given to three of the four applicants who had been shortlisted for the Canadian Youth Development Endowment (CYDE) program initiated by the GGSCF this year. The program sees to support a high school student to spend one week in Costa Rica to help build a school Read more…

Saturday, November 10, 2012.

schoolvisitno12_2On November 10th, Professor Graham Gibson from Peterborough brought 38 of his students to visit various religious places in Toronto. Their last stop was at Scarborough Gurdwara where they were welcomed by GGSCF volunteers who showed them around the Gurdwara. Ridhi Kaur made a presentation on the basics of Sikhism Read more…

Sunday, October 14, 2012.

fauja121014_5One year after being the first 100 year-old to complete a marathon, Fauja Singh returned to complete the 5km in the STWM. Although it was pouring down with rain, it did not deter this 101 year-old. When asked if the rain bothered him by the media he replied, “this is natural, happens all the time, you cannot stop running Read more…