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Monday, April 29, 2013.

sfood-driveThe annual Vaisakhi food drive collection was held from April 10th to 28th. In total 590 lbs of food was collected and given to the Daily Bread Food Bank. The donation was very much appreciated as we have learned from the news media that the donations were very much down over the Easter break. Thank you to all who Read more…

Sunday, April 28, 2013.

snagardowntown1This year again, all the Foundation volunteers were out in force to carry out the bus seva for the downtown Nagar Kirtan from the CNE Grounds to Toronto City Hall. Over 50 volunteers, ranging in age from 9 years to adults, manned the 17 bus stops from across the GTA area as well as also helping to manage the “out Read more…

Saturday, April 27, 2013.

scntower1This year, the general attendance at the CN Tower Stair Climb was down from previous years probably due to the increase in funds needed to register for the climb. The donation jumped from $75 per climber last year to $100 per climber this year. The GGSCF had 36 climbers raising $3600 for the World Wildlife Fund Read more…

Sunday, April 21, 2013.

sanjhapunjabdinnerOn April 21st, Sanjha Punjab Radio & TV hosted a dinner at Chandni Banquet Hall to commemorate their 6th anniversary. Some Foundation members were present and were honoured with an award for the work we do in the community. Overall, it was a fun filled dinner with bhangra dancers and many other performances.

Saturday, April 13, 2013.

vaisakhi_gurdwara_2013_1The Foundation set up a booth on Vaisakhi at Scarborough Gurdwara to encourage participation in the new “Inspirational Steps” challenge being planned for May 19th, 2013. Encouraging things that were new were a drive for online registration as a way to save trees, not using disposable plastic bottles during the event Read more…

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…