To say that the year 2020 was filled with unexpected challenges would be quite the understatement. It is impossible to have predicted the effects that the COVID-19 global pandemic would have on almost every aspect of our lives. The resulting struggles and loss endured by so many people is a true human tragedy.
Although we faced many unexpected challenges this year at Toronto Plastic Surgery, we consider ourselves to be very fortunate. We have been able to continue supporting you, our patients, and we have strengthened our understanding and commitment to working as a team and supporting each other.
In recognition of the substantial issues faced within our own community, each member of our team has selected a charitable organization that has important personal meaning to them. Toronto Plastic Surgery is proud to make a donation in support of each of these worthy causes. These groups provide support and assistance to the most vulnerable in our community at a time where there is unprecedented need. Please consider visiting the websites below to learn more about the work being done by these important organizations.
From all of us at Toronto Plastic Surgery, we wish you a happy and healthy holiday season and a wonderful year ahead in 2021.
Jessie’s Centre–June Callwood Center for Young Women, www.jessiescentre.org
Jessie’s Centre was established to offer comprehensive services to pregnant teens and young mothers and their children facing enormous obstacles such as poverty and social isolation
The CNIB Foundation is a volunteer agency and charitable organization dedicated to assisting Canadians who are blind or living with vision loss, and to provide information about vision health for all Canadians.
Fred Victor operates shelters, affordable, transitional housing for individuals and families. We are ending homelessness in Toronto
The Good Shepherd Ministry in Toronto, www.goodshepherd.ca
The Good Shepherd Ministry is well known on the streets of Toronto. It’s a place to get a hot meal, clean clothes, a safe, clean bed for the night. It’s a place to go when you need someone to listen, someone to help.
Eva’s is an award-winning organization that provides shelter, transitional housing, and programming to help homeless and at-risk youth reach their potential to lead productive, self-sufficient, and healthy lives.
Canadian Mental Health Association, www.cmha.ca
The CMHA provides advocacy, programs and resources that help to prevent mental health problems and illnesses, support recovery and resilience, and enable all Canadians to flourish and thrive.
Covenant House helps youth ignite their potential and reclaim their lives. As Canada’s largest agency serving youth who are homeless, trafficked or at risk, we offer the widest range of 24-7 services to more than 300 young people each day.
Since 1982, the Red Door Family Shelter has provided emergency shelter and support for women and children affected by domestic abuse, families experiencing a housing crisis, and refugee claimants with nowhere else to turn.