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Sunday, December 29, 2013.

punjabipressdinner_1The Punjabi Press Club of Canada held a dinner on December 29th to celebrate achievements and honour individuals within the Punjabi community. The Foundation was invited and recognized among other volunteer groups for the work we do in the community. Two of our volunteers attended to accept an award and Read more…

Sunday, December 29, 2013.

buildingbridges2013_1This year’s Building Bridges was focused on “Why” we do the things we do. The session, which was attended by 32 people, was run by Amanjit, Jagdeep, Nimratvir and Sarpreet. After a very competitive ice breaker the members spent time on trying to understand “why” we do the things we do in our personal life and Read more…

Wednesday, December 4, 2013.

fooddrive_1This November, sangat donated generously during our 19th Annual Guru Nanak Food Drive in support of the Toronto Daily Bread Food Bank. Altogether, 7786lbs of food was collected at Scarborough Gurdwara, so much that it was a struggle to find space for it all in the lobby. We thank all those who contributed as your generosity Read more…

Sunday, November 3, 2013.

trudeauvisit_1On Diwali, we had the Leader of the Liberal Party Justin Trudeau visit Scarborough Gurdwara to wish everyone a Happy Diwali. While at the Gurdwara he visited the GGSCF room and talked to the young volunteers who presented him with one of our yellow t-shirts! Read more…

Sunday, October 27, 2013.

relayrun_11On October 27th, children and youth took part in a 51km relay run from Scarborough Gurdwara to Dixie Gurdwara to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of our first children’s relay run. Participants gathered early in the morning at Scarborough Gurdwara to do the ardas and ask for Guruji’s blessings. Runners then assembled Read more…

Saturday, October 26, 2013.

upodinner_1Tonight, the Foundation received a Rs.101,000 cheque ($1719) from the United Punjabi Heritage Organization of Canada at a dinner organized for their 13th anniversary. The money was donated in support of the mentally challenged children that the Foundation supports at Navjivini in Patiala, India. Among Read more…

Sunday, October 20, 2013.

stwm2013_1For 10 years now, the GGSCF has been taking part in the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon (STWM) ever since Fauja Singh became the first person to break the 6 hour barrier for those over 90 years of age. This year although Fauja Singh was not here, his running club, Sikhs in the City, had a 6-person team from Read more…

Thursday, October 17, 2013.

practicerunoct2013In preparing for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on Sunday, a practice run was held for participants and other eager individuals with some of our friends from Sikhs in the City in England. Harmander Singh, Nirmal Singh and Baldev Singh – who are part of Fauja Singh’s running team – arrived in Toronto earlier this Read more…

Saturday, September 28, 2013.

gurunanakwalk1This year, the Guru Nanak Walk took place along the Humber River Trail on September 28th. Amidst sunny skies and a stunning view of Highway 401, the ardas was done in Pine Point Park before beginning the adventure. Over bridges and trails, through parks and meadows, 51 participants made their way through the Read more…

Sunday, September 15, 2013.

scargurdnk_4Sangat gathered today at Scarborough Gurdwara to celebrate and partake in a Nagar Kirtan marking the Prakash Utsav of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. Hundreds joyfully walked in the parade which went down local streets and ended at Bhagat Puran Singh Park. Foundation volunteers set up a booth in the park to tell the community Read more…