Live with Character. Change our World.
The Character Community Foundation of York Region provides children, youth and adult character development programs and initiatives that focus on positive character attributes and behaviours that lead to personal achievement and success and build caring and inclusive communities.
Mission: Engaging individuals and organziations in positive character development.
Vision: York Region leads in community character development.
Core Values: Collaboration, Inclusiveness, Integrity and Responsibility.
Executive Director Announcement.
The Board of CCFYR are delighted to announce that effective October 2nd – Susanne Cappuccitti will be joining us as our incoming Executive Director as Karen Addison announced her intention to retire in June of this year.
Susanne has worked with us over the last 5 years in various roles, from serving on Character Council and then the Board, as well as, most recently a consultant for our Grant Writing and Sponsorships. Read her Bio here.
Karen will work with Susanne over the next few weeks to transition her and we thank Karen for her eight years of dedication and passion for our Character development work and we wish her well as she eases her way into retirement on October 12.
Please join us in welcoming Susanne in this new capacity.
She can be reached at Susanne@charactercommunity.com
160 York Region students will take part in our Slap Shot Hockey program this fall.
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 to be introduced to Newmarket and East Gwillimbury beginning Sept 18.
We are delighted to announce that we are a Community Development Partner with Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities.
This partnership will enable us to deliver our Slap Shot program to 280 students who would not have had this opportunity due to financial or cultural barriers.
Read this great announcement on the Declaration of Principles for Hockey by the NHL and NHLPA this week.
Other sponsorship opportunites are also available. Contact us to learn more.
Click here to learn more and see how to get involved.
Click here to see our previous Slap Shot activities.
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