Building Character. Building Strength. Building Hope.

Building Character. Building Strength. Building Hope.

Building Character. Building Strength. Building Hope.

Character Community:

Building a safe, inclusive and connected York Region. Empowering young people to overcome barriers and become community leaders. Inspiring seniors to connect with their community.

Our Programs

Slap Shot Hockey Program

Reducing social isolation and building self-esteem in young people facing barriers through sport.

Music Alive Program

Building confidence, stronger peer relationships and promoting collaboration in young people through character in the arts.

Youth Social Justice Days Program

Empowering youth with the tools to make positive character decisions leading to greater civic engagement.

CC Seniors Task Force Program

Building strong positive connections with peers and increasing social inclusion levels for seniors through community building activities.

Funders

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In 2018, we delivered our programs to 17,154 children and youth across York Region

Or by program:

Slap Shot

grade 4-6 children/yr

Music Alive

children and youth/yr

Youth Social Justice Days:

grade 6-8 youth/yr

EG Senior’s Task Force:

seniors/yr