Remembrance Day Services - In the GTA

By: Mary Jo Vradis

Remembrance Day Services - In the GTA

Tags: We Remember, Lest we forget, Remembrance Day, Remembrance Day Toronto, 2018

If you would like to observe a Remembrance Day ceremony this Sunday here is a complete list of all the services, ceremonies and other remembrances being observed in honor of this historic day.  Below is a list of Remembrance Day Ceremonies in the GTA with a link below each for more Details:    Canadian Armed Forces March   Location: University Avenue   ...Read More

Zero Waste Conference 2018

By: Mary Jo Vradis

Zero Waste Conference 2018

Tags: Waste, Recycling, Food Security , Eliminate food waste, Recycling Toronto, Green Toronto , Food Security Toronto

        This year Jagger Gordon was invited to represent Feed it Forward as the Keynote Speaker at the 2018  Zero waste Conference satellite site held at  The Symes ( super cool Repurposed  Industrial Art Deco Building, formerly a waste transfer station 1934-1977).  It was incredibly encouraging to see and meet so many like-minded people already actively...Read More

Variety Village Gala 2018

By: Mary Jo Vradis

Variety Village Gala 2018

Tags: Variety Village, Toronto,Gala, 2018, Charity

  Variety Village Gala 2018 Tonight I bought a celebrated Canadian artist painting by Charles Pachter in support of Variety Village. #cloudcars and one of my clients bought 3 of the items on the live auction list, thank you James LaPlante @optimum_electrical for your generosity and continued support for @variety_village sooo happy ???????? #varietythechildrenscharity #allabil...Read More

TODAY Marks 8 years Since I got the call that would change my life. 

By: Mary Jo Vradis

TODAY Marks 8 years Since I got the call that would change my life. 

Tags: Kindney, Organ Donation, Organ Transplant, Save a Life , Organ Donor

This picture was taken over a decade ago during the filming of HBO documentary Tales from the Organ Trade. This is what being on dialysis looks like. My kidneys failed when I was 24, lucky for me there was a treatment available, it wasn't ideal but it bought me time. For almost nine years I spent between 6 to 8 hours a night, depending on what I could tolerate, hooked up to a dialysis machine,...Read More

Happy Thanksgiving

By: Mary Jo Vradis

Happy Thanksgiving

Tags: Fall,Thanksgiving 2018,Long Weekend,Open House

Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving and a safe and warm long weekend. As always for all your real estate needs please feel free to contact me: p.416.690.2181 e.mjvradis@royallepage.ca ...Read More

FIRST Fall Edition Toronto Events Home/Garden Online Magazine

By: Mary Jo Vradis

FIRST Fall Edition Toronto Events Home/Garden Online Magazine

Tags: Fall, Home, Garden, Toronto, Toronto Events

  please enjoy the launch of our FIRST FALL EDITION Toronto Events/Home & Garden Online Magazine!   Find delicious fall recipes, quick and easy home spruce up/decorative tips, and fun fall festivities!   We always welcome your feedback if there is anything you would like to see in future editions.   As always, for all your Real Estate needs or for information on how t...Read More

SoupBar Grand Opening!

By: Mary Jo Vradis

SoupBar Grand Opening!

Tags: endfoodwaste feedbacktoronto feeditforward humbercollege ignite givingback foodrescuehero foodinsecurity soupbar mysonisalllove community gta

The bromance continues ?? my son and I were very excited to join Jagger and the Feed it Forward team for one of our most exciting programs yet!  Today was the official launch of The first “Pay What You Can ” SoupBar program at Humber College north campus.  Feed It Forward is now in partnership with Humber College and Ignite in helping to fight food inse...Read More

Fighting Food Insecurity One Bowl at a time

By: Mary Jo Vradis

Fighting Food Insecurity One Bowl at a time

Tags: Humber,Feed it Forward, Ignite, Food Security, Toronto

Feed it Forward Soupbar Grand Opening at Humber College Students will get to try the Soupbar for the first time on:  Tuesday September 25th, 2018 11:00AM Cafe LinX (LX110), Humber College North Campus Humber College, IGNITE student Union and Feed it Forward are launching Soupbar an on-campus Pay-what-you-can soup bar to address the pressing issue of food insecurity faced by many c...Read More

Feed It Forward Needs YOUR Help!

By: Mary Jo Vradis

Feed It Forward Needs YOUR Help!

Tags: Volunteer, Food Rescue Hero, Feed It Forward

Join us at the farm every Sunday 10am to 2pm, great experience for the family, show the next generation the full process of planting, growing and harvesting the food that they eat. There's definitely an appreciation for your food once you've gotten your hands dirty growing it. It's an extremely rewarding experience in every way. We need volunteers, please join us in our effort to elimi...Read More

Camp Strive at Geneva Park Summer 2018!

By: Mary Jo Vradis

Camp Strive at Geneva Park Summer 2018!

Tags: Camp Strive, Variety Village, Geneva Park, All Abilities

  This summer I had the pleasure of returning to Camp Strive Learning Centre, at YMCA Geneva Park, for our third consecutive year. I can't say enough about @strive4kids and the Founder Tunde Oroveczne. She is unwavering in not only advocacy for these kids to have the right to be included, but she won't put up with any self-pity bullshit. It's this quality in particular which I ho...Read More