Our 2017 Slap Shot Hockey program for Newcomer and Low income students is back!
We are thrilled to be once again be offering this newcomer and low-income - character based Hockey program to students in YRDSB and YCDSB schools in Markham, Richmond Hill and Vaughan and soon to be introduced to Newmarket.
We are delighted to announce that we are a Community Development Partner with Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities.
This partnership will enable us to again deliver our Slap Shot program to 280 students who would not have had this opportunity due to financial or cultural barriers.
Funded in part by Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities.
Click here to learn more and see how to get involved.
Click here to see our previous Slap Shot activities.
2017 Annual York Region Character Community Awards NOMINATIONS ar now closed.
Thank you to everyone who took the time to nominate someone where they live, learn work or play.
Click here to see our SPOTLIGHT on last years Business Person Award winner.
Click here to see our SPOTLIGHT on last years Elementary and Secondary Award winners.
Character Community Foundation of York Region (CCFYR) is a not-for-profit charitable organization, launched in 2001, registered in 2007 and granted status as the first registered Character Community charity in Canada.
Our MISSION is to engage individuals and organizations in positive character development.
Our VISION is that York Region leads in community character development.
Our CORE VALUES: Collaboration, Inclusiveness, Integrity and Responsibility.
CCFYR represents a group of committed volunteers and leaders from the community, government, education and business sectors who support our ongoing Mission to engage individuals and organizations in positive character development and to work toward our Vision of having York Region lead in community character development.
CCFYR recognizes 11 character attributes: compassion, courage, fairness, honesty, inclusiveness, initiative, integrity, optimism, perseverance, respect and responsibility.
We offer programs and events that promote the benefit that living with character creates in our families, schools, businesses and neighbourhoods by acting as a catalyst for positive change and citizen engagement.
|Live each day with ... Compassion, Courage, Fairness, Honesty, Inclusiveness, Initiative, Integrity, Optimism, Perserverance, Respect and Responsibility.|