My Trip to Rotary International

By: Mary Jo Vradis

My Trip to Rotary International

Tags: #GiveBack #Volunteering #RotaryInternational #Community #Support #Service #Causes #Donate #Change #Activism #NonProfit #DoingGood #SocialGood #Chicago #PayItForward #PeopleofAction #FindYourPassion #RotaryLife #RotaryLove #Helping

Had such a great experience visiting Rotary International headquarters in Chicago. I’m so proud to be working with such an outstanding nonprofit organization.   RotaryI International is a global network of 1.2 million friends, leaders and problem solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change across the globe, in our communities and in ourselves. ...Read More

Tretti Condos VIP Sale

By: Mary Jo Vradis

Tretti Condos VIP Sale

Tags: #torontocondos #condoliving #torontolife #condominium #vipsaleonnow #torontorealtor #torontorealestate # 6ix #gta #wethenorth #realestateinvestment #livehere #forsale #royallepage #mojohomes #torontolife #royallepagetopproducers #royallepagetoronto #maryjohomes #platinumagent#homebuyers #trustandintegrity #buyandsellhomes #househuntingtoronto #torontorealestate#dowsnviewpark #wilson #TrettiCondos #yorkdale #mall #gobus

  Tretti Condos is a New Condo by CollecDev located at Wilson Ave & Tippett Rd, Toronto.  PRE-PUBLIC OFFERING - Prices Starting From the Mid $400's   VIP Tretti Condos    * Launching, Get VIP Access Now *   * Steps to Subway, 2 bed/2 bath from the low $500s *   Wilson Ave. and Tippett Rd. will soon be home to new 13 and 14 storey residences...Read More

Happy Mother's Day

By: Mary Jo Vradis

Happy Mother's Day

Tags: #mothersday #mother's day2019 #thankful #grateful #mayday #may2019 #welcomespring2019 #spring2019 #mojohomes #marjohomes #torontorealtors #royallepage #platinumagent #gta #gta5 #lifeinthe6ix #yyz #6ix #trustandintegrity #wethenorth #royallepagetopproducer #torontolife

This #MothersDay is a wonderful opportunity to thank your Mom for all that she has done for you over the years! No one said it would be easy but we all know we wouldn't want it any other way. To all the Mother's out there including my own who I think about every day, wishing you all the love and happiness you so richly deserve. ...Read More

On April 24th I  had the privlege of speaking on @freshwavesradio with host @BrenMasson, to talk about the importance of organ donation.

By: Mary Jo Vradis

On April 24th I had the privlege of speaking on @freshwavesradio with host @BrenMasson, to talk about the importance of organ donation.

Tags: #8years #kidneystrong #humboldt #beadonor #organdonation #organtrade #organtradefilm #awareness #gifttolife #time #liveyourbestlife #giveback #community #appreciate #grateful #ilovemylife #ability #inclusion #transplant #optout #novascotia #leadingtheway #torontorealtor #royallepage #maryjohomes #mojohomes #platinumagent

  On April 24th I had the privilege of speaking on @freshwavesradio with host @BrenMasson, to talk about the importance of organ donation. In parts 1 &2 we discuss what it was like waiting almost 9 years on dialysis for a life-saving kidney transplant and how I came to be involved in the making of the documentary film "Tales from the Organ Trade. The complete 4 part recorded the int...Read More

Dufferin Mall Spring Picnic

By: Mary Jo Vradis

Dufferin Mall Spring Picnic

Tags: Feed it Forward, Food Security, Zero Waste, All Abilities, Eliminate Food Waste, Reduce Reuse Recycle

On Sunday, May 5, you’re invited to the sandwich-studded Spring Picnic presented by Dufferin Mall and Toronto Life. Expect an afternoon of family fun and a selection of sandwiches featured in Toronto Life‘s brand-new Best Sandwiches list—from Donna’s roast beef to Blackbird Baking Co.‘s ham and pimento cheese focaccia to Roywood...Read More

Incredible News! Capes for Kids Update!

By: Mary Jo Vradis

Incredible News! Capes for Kids Update!

Tags: Alexander, Capes for Kids, Holland Bloorview , All abilities

Not only did Alexander reach his personal fundraising goal, but Capes for Kids crushed its goal!  Last week, 725 fundraisers came together to raise over $630,000 (and counting!) for kids with disabilities! That’s nothing short of remarkable.     I'm in awe of the overwhelming support we saw for Capes for Kids this year. Because of the support of my friends an...Read More

Thank you Unstoppable Tracy Schmitt

By: Mary Jo Vradis

Thank you Unstoppable Tracy Schmitt

Tags: Author, Thanks, Presentation, Toronto Tracy Schmitt

Thank You @unstoppabletracy for your incredibly inspiring presentation today. I'm a huge fan and can't wait to bring you to my son's school. We are going to read your book together. Thank you also to @chrisdunlop for bringing Tracy in as I know I wasn't the only one blown away by this amazing human. #hugefan #unstoppabletracy #noexcuses #allabilities #inclusi...Read More

Alexander's First Hockey Game

By: Mary Jo Vradis

Alexander's First Hockey Game

Tags: Hockey Game, NHL, Toronto Maple Leafs, Downtown, All Abilities Holland Bloorview

Alexander's  first hockey game was unreal. The staff at Scotiabank Arena were so incredibly kind and accommodating. Not only did AJ get to watch the leafs go on to the ice, we literally sat behind them the entire game! Oh, we were also sitting across from the legendary #chrishadfield, and to top it off our good friend #domenicprimucci was sitting right behin...Read More

Join Forces with Capes for Kids

By: Mary Jo Vradis

Join Forces with Capes for Kids

Tags: Capes for Kids, Holland Bloorview, All Abilities, Alexander

  If you know me, you likely know my larger than life 13yr old son, Alexander James Morrison. Alexander was born with Cerebral Palsy, more specifically, Cerebellar Hypoplasia- a neurological condition in which the cerebellum is smaller than usual or not completely developed. When AJ was officially diagnosed, at 10 months via MRI, we were told he would likely never talk, walk or really be ab...Read More

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ALEXANDER!

By: Mary Jo Vradis

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ALEXANDER!

Tags: Birthday, 13, Robosushi, Superhero

A great day celebrating my son Alexander's milestone 13th birthday today. If you haven't seen the play #comefromaway, go one of the best plays I've seen in a long time. Also checked out #robosushi, surprisingly quite good and the kids loved it. The first picture will be the page for our upcoming #capesforkids fundraiser for @hollandbloorview, where Alexander spent...Read More