Calvin Barry Proudly Supports the Elpida Autism Foundation

Calvin Barry was proud to support the Elpida Autism Foundation last friday with almost $9,000 in donations.

Elpida Autism Foundation (Elpida Gala) is a not-for-profit charitable organization that was established in 2014. To date it has raised over $550,000 to benefit those impacted by autism.

Their goal as a foundation is to continue to increase autism awareness and acceptance, provide monetary support for research and development, and to provide much needed support for programs that help young people living on the spectrum an opportunity to discover what they do best in order to live a fulfilled life.

Elpida’s ultimate goal is a short term respite care facility and long term sustainable housing establishment.

To learn more or to donate to this worthy cause, please visit: https://www.elpidaautism.com/

Calvin Barry Was Proud To Support Victim Services Toronto at the Chief’s Gala

Calvin Barry was proud to pledge $9,000 in donations at the Chief of Police’s Gala at the Beanfield Centre on Thursday, November 14th.

The Chief’s Gala is a yearly event hosted by Chief Mark Saunders in support of Victim Services Toronto. It is a celebration that highlights a highly valued volunteer organization that is respected and essential not only to victims, but also to police officers at the scene of crimes and sudden tragedies.

The Chief’s Gala is a high profile event that takes place yearly in the month of November. Over 1,300 guests attend including police chefs and senior police leaders from across the province, members from all levels of government, and members from the business community. Since 2008, over $2.7 million has been raised at the Chief’s Gala.

Victim Services Toronto provides immediate on-site crisis, trauma, safety and support services to victims of crime and sudden tragedy. This agency works closely, and in partnership with, the Toronto Police and depends on community support and donations in order to provide essential victim assistance programs to the City of Toronto.

To learn more or to donate, please visit: http://www.chiefsgala.com/ or http://victimservicestoronto.com/

Calvin Barry is a Proud Supporter of Right to Play

On Tuesday, October 17th, Calvin joined an outstanding group of heroes to help create a better world for children and youth living in some of the most difficult and dangerous places on earth.

The Heroes Gala raised over $2.6M in critical funds to help children rise above adversity using the power of play.

Right To Play is a global organization that attempts to teach children in need with educational games. It was founded in 2000 by Olympic gold medallist Johann Olav Koss. Right To Play’s programs are facilitated by more than 14,900 local volunteer coaches and more than 620 international staff.

Working in both the humanitarian and development context, Right To Play builds local capacity by training community leaders as coaches to deliver its programs in 18 countries affected by war, poverty, and disease in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and North America. Right To Play is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and has national offices in Canada, Germany, Norway, the Netherlands, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States. The national offices raise funds, build awareness for Right To Play programs and advocate for play based learning.

To dontate to Right to Play, please visit: https://righttoplay.ca/