CameronHelps, has received a $225,000 grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to develop a Team Unbreakable mental health wellness run program in Toronto, in partnership with area high schools.
“The impact of this OntarioTrillium Foundation grant will be instrumental in allowing CameronHelps to help “at risk” youth in more Greater Toronto Area communities,” says David Harris, CEO of CameronHelps.
The leading grantmaking foundation in Canada, the Ontario Trillium Foundation strengthens the capacity of the voluntary sector through investments in community-based initiatives. An agency of the government of Ontario, OTF builds healthy and vibrant communities: www.otf.ca
Several high schools in Toronto have already implemented the program. These include Maplewood High School (Lawrence and Morningside) and Leaside High school (Eglinton and Bayview). By fall of 2016 there is expected to be more than 20 schools participating. Currently the program supports more than 1,000 youth each year in GTA communities in more than 40 locations.