TGF encourages all of its people to be involved in the community, using their expertise and enthusiasm to make a difference locally, nationally and worldwide. Below are some of the initiatives we are closely involved with.
Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO) Canada provides direct services in many areas to care for the health of children living in orphanages around the world. TGF was involved with launching the Canadian chapter of WWO, and is represented on the Foundation’s Board of Directors.
Gold Medal Plates raises substantial funds for Canada's high performance athletes, while celebrating Canadian athletic, culinary and artistic excellence. TGF is involved in organizing the annual fundraising event, and is represented on the Board of the event in Toronto.
Camp Oochigeas offers year-round programs for children affected by childhood cancer at their site in Muskoka, at the Hospital for Sick Children and in the community. TGF participates in the annual Sporting Life 10k race to benefit Camp Oochigeas.
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada is a volunteer-based health charity that leads in eliminating heart disease and stroke and reducing their impact through the advancement of research and its application, the promotion of healthy living and advocacy. Heart and Stroke Foundation was TGF’s designated charity for all internal fundraising in 2012.
Daily Bread Food Bank is a non-profit, charitable organization that is fighting to end hunger in communities across the Greater Toronto Area. TGF raises funds in connection with the Daily Bread Food Bank Law Firm Holiday Challenge. In 2010, a spirited internal competition resulted in TGF placing third among participating law firms in the per capita donations category.
Frontier College Canada is a national literacy organization, working with volunteers and community partners to give people the skills and confidence they need to reach their potential and contribute to society. TGF was the 2010 SCRABBLE® Corporate Challenge conference title holder. The TGF SCRABBLE Legals came in first place in the annual crossword game tournament among the legal group. TGF was proud to be a 2012 Conference Sponsor.
BullyingCanada is a national charity that provides anti-bullying resources and support. BullyingCanada is TGF’s designated charity for all internal fundraising in 2013.