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Wednesday, January 5, 2011.

radio01 January 2, 2011 the listeners of SurSagar gave tremendous support from their hearts to an appeal by host Baltej Singh Pannu to support mentally challenged children at the Navjivini School of Special Education in Patiala, Punjab. The pledges were collected by the volunteers of the Guru Gobind Singh Children’s Foundation (GGSCF). If all the pledges are honoured this will double the number of children the GGSCF sends support to 90 to 180 children. The GGSCF would like to Read more…

Saturday, January 1, 2011.

A new year is upon us and the journey to help children around the world continues. The Guru Gobind Singh Children’s Foundation would like to thank all donors, sponsors, and volunteers for their continuing support. By working together, our community is changing the lives of many needy children around the world. From all of us at the Guru Gobind Singh Children’s Foundation, we would like to wish everyone a very happy new year.

Monday, November 29, 2010.

gurunanakfood1 On our 9th Annual Guru Nanak Food Drive we achieved the highest collection totaling 12,053 lbs of food(previous record of 7,736 lbs). We now have 18 Gurdwaras involved which is also a new record. We had 2 trucks and a van collecting the food all day on November 28, a true team effort with almost no breaks. A big thank you to Read more…

Sunday, November 14, 2010.

sewa_fb_2010Sunday November 14, 2010, eight volunteers from the GGSCF went to help out for the first time with the new Seva Food Bank in Mississauga. The food bank was started in September this year and in October volunteers came to the GGSCF meeting to train the volunteers which lead to this effort. The volunteers spent time taking food orders from those that use the food bank and then filling these food orders Read more…

Saturday, November 6, 2010.

school_visitSaturday November 6, 2010, mature bible college students from Peterborough visited the Gurdwara in Scarborough. The students are studying world religions and each year the class makes a trip to visit the various places of worship in Toronto and the Gurdwara is usually the last place they visit as they get to try the langar before they head back to Peterborough after a long day. Read more…

Thursday, October 28, 2010.

Thursday October 28, 2010, SurSagar held its 16th Anniversary at Chandni Banquet Hall as well as announcing their future projects. Amritvir Kaur and Jaytagan Kaur represented the GGSCF at the event and acknowledged the generosity of organizations like SurSagar that the children/youth can contact so many people in the community. A special mention was made of last year’s Run Across Canada and all the coverage the radio and TV station provided Read more…

Saturday, October 23, 2010.

gurunanakwalk1 The Guru Nanak Walk is an annual event organized by members of the Guru Gobind Singh Children’s Foundation. This year’s walk was held on October 23 and took place along the Don River Trail. Read more…

Friday, October 1, 2010.

Recently the GGSCF was introduced to a new great initiative that was assembled by members of the community to embody some of Sikhism’s main tenants and in essence contribute to the general outcry of less fortunate human beings. This newly developed initiative of Sikhs Serving Canada, a registered not-for-profit organization, is the Seva Food Bank that has recently opened up in Mississauga, Ontario. They act on the basic Sikh tenets of sarbat da bhalla (the well-being of all) and Read more…

Sunday, September 26, 2010.

stwm_2010Bright and early on Sunday September 26th, many individuals from the GGSCF set out to complete the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront marathon. Although the sun had yet to rise, these individuals gathered together to take on one of the most enduring physical activities of their lifetime. As the marathoners and half-marathoners assembled at the start line the group gathered to wish each other all the best. Read more…

Tuesday, September 21, 2010.

August 21, 2010, many youth across the Greater Toronto Area participated in the first-ever GGSCF Fun Day Mini-Olympics. The event took place at Bhagat Puran Singh Park directly behind Scarborough Gurudwara. Just over 180 youth ages 5 to 14 participated in the Fun Day festivities. Majority of the participants were from the G.S. United Soccer Club. Participants continued to register until 12 pm. After the registration was complete, the participants took part in the opening ceremonies of the event. Each of the Read more…