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Sunday, January 8, 2012.

New Year Meeting 2012On January 7, Sarpreet chaired the first meeting of the New Year at Scarborough Gurdwara where accomplishments were shared with a slide show of all GGSCF activities during 2011. Ajmer and Baldev shared a video showing the work that has been going on at Chakar, a village in India. The village already has a sports academy but is now well on its way to having a sewer system Read more…

Saturday, December 31, 2011.

building-bridges-2011-4168This year’s Building Bridges leadership seminar took place on December 30 at Scarborough Gurdwara. Altogether, 26 people attended the full-day session which focused on setting goals for the foundation, learning how to organize events, and forming action plans for events that will take place in 2012 and beyond. The Council also announced changes that have been made to the Board for 2012. Read more…

Saturday, November 19, 2011.


During the last two weeks collection was made from the Sikh Sangat from 18 Gurdwaras across Toronto in support of the Toronto Daily Bread Food Bank and Seva Food Bank. On November 14, 2011 the food, 6710 lbs was delivered to the Daily Bread Food Bank. This was the 10th year the food drive was held on Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Gurpurab. This food amount is in addition to the food collected by Seva Food Bank on November 12, 2011 with the assistance of the Punjabi media. The GGSCF would like to thank all those who contributed and donated to this cause.

Monday, November 7, 2011.

img_9172_01Do we as a society forget children? Do we pass them by as no opinion worth considering? Do we remember them only for our own benefits or self-glory? Why do we forget so readily our own childhood and forget how it feels to be ignored? How can we as a society be so self-assured that a child experiences nothing like the emotion we do therefore giving us rightful opportunity to dismiss them? Read more…

Friday, November 4, 2011.

ggscfDespite the cold weather and long day, Volunteers came out to support the Annual Scotia bank Toronto Waterfront Half/ Full Marathon on Sunday October 16th,2011. This event is co-ordinated with the Canada Running Series which includes the Annual Sporting Life 10 K Marathon in May that the GGSCF also partook in. An honorarium was presented to the GGSCF in the amount of $500 for the 25 Volunteers Read more…

Tuesday, October 18, 2011.

simg_7941On Monday evening just before heading to the airport for a flight to England, Fauja Singh presented a $12,609 cheque to the SickKids Foundation. “Sikhs in the City” team from England and GGSCF volunteers turned up at very short notice to be present, many who had helped to collect the funds from the Sikh community on the occasion of Fauja Singh setting eight new world records at Birchmount Stadium Read more…

Monday, October 17, 2011.

img_9074_01_0100 year old Fauja Singh made history this weekend at the Scotiabank Waterfront Marathon in Toronto by becoming the oldest person to ever complete the full marathon. He completed the gruelling distance of 42km in just over 8 hours and was welcomed by hundreds of supporters (“Fauja Fever”) at the finish line. “He is absolutely overjoyed, he’s achieved his long life wish” stated his coach Harmander Singh. It was remarkable accomplishment that provides proof that impossible is nothing. We hope in time this will inspire others to take the challenge and take on doing the 5km, half or full marathon distances. Read more…

Saturday, October 15, 2011.

We have finally added the Donate button to our website. Here you can make a donation to our foundation. We also have created a new tab at the top called “Donate Now”  and have the buttons on our homepage.


Wednesday, October 12, 2011.

Oct 29th is going to be a tremendously exciting day for the Guru Gobind Singh Children’s Foundation as together we are going to be playing host to a special guest advocate group called Invisible Children. Invisible Children is non-profit organization which was created to giving individuals a way to respond to the situation in Uganda where many innocent children have been and are being forcefully inducted into the war rebellion.  The story of the invisible children sparked a grassroots movement mobilizing thousands of American teens into action to raise money to rebuild war-torn schools in northern Uganda and provide scholarships to African youth and now they are on a North American tour to show their new documentary and keep the movement alive. Read more…

Monday, October 10, 2011.

fauja-singhFAUJA SINGH in TORONTO – October 13, 2011 Birchmount Stadium – 8:00am to 12:00noon – Located northeast corner of Kingston Road/Birchmount, Scarborough M1N 3J7 Fauja Singh will be training and running the following distances – 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 1609m (1mile), 3000m and 5000m distances. It is possible that there may be some new records as some of these distances have not been run by a man in his age category up till now. The Sikh community is urged to come out and support him and in some cases there may be an opportunity to run alongside him.

National Banquet Hall – 6:00pm to 7:00pm – 7355 Torbram Road, Mississauga L4T 3W3 The Guru Gobind Singh Children’s Foundation (GGSCF) is having celebration with Fauja Singh 100th Birthday. Everyone is invited to come and meet him and have some cake and tea. In honour of this special occasion the GGSCF will be collecting donations for SickKids Foundation. The target is to collect $12,609 (in other words $1 for every metre Fauja Singh runs at Birchmount Stadium). Because of the short notice we will announce where people can hand in donations but the best place would be at the stadium in the morning or at the banquet hall. Tax-receipts will be available at both locations.