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2017 Best Dinner Ever Presented by Glen & Jamie

On Wednesday, June 21, 2017, our favorite hosts and ambassadors, Glen & Jamie, presented the Best Dinner Ever! This year’s dinner was hosted by the talented Chef Massimo Capra, at his stunning new restaurant Capra’s Kitchen! It …

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2017 Spin-A-Thon a success thanks to our amazing supporters

They came, they spun, we conquered together!

What an amazing showing of support at our 5th Annual Spin-A-Thon. It was a huge success. With almost 100 registered spinners, we received to date 398 donations raising $34,369 to help at-risk kids. …

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We are expanding to help more at-risk kids thanks to the Trillium Foundation!

Thank you to the Trillium Foundation for helping us expand our work connecting at-risk kids with a peer mentor. Your generous $698,600 Grow grant will allow us to work towards our goal of matching 450 at-risk youth with a youth …

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We Celebrated 40 Years of Changing Lives at This Year’s Family Picnic!

It’s amazing that The Peer Project has helped over 30,000 kids since it’s founding 40 years ago in 1976. Being the 40 year anniversary of The Peer Project, this year’s annual family picnic was a cause for celebration!

IMG_0206Almost 500 …

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Kicking Off Spring With Telus Community Day Of Giving

The Peer Project was delighted to kick off spring by participating in another Telus Community Day of Giving!

Every year since 2006, thousands of TELUS volunteers have been giving back by volunteering at more than one thousand charitable and community …

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National Volunteer Week: April 10 to April 16

It’s tough being a kid in an adult world and I remember very well what it feels like when your helpless, and things happen that you don’t understand and you can’t do anything about.  I can help with that.
-Miranda, …
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What is Peer Mentoring and Why Is It So Effective?

This article was written by Matthew Couto, Matthew is a writer, journalist, Peer Project volunteer, and currently the Communications Coordinator at TechSoup Canada.

 

When Alicia Jesquith spoke at a press conference in August, a month after her 14-year-old daughter …

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Spinning to Success: Nearly $30,000 Raised at the 2016 Spin-a-thon

A very big thank you to all our supporters who made this year’s Spin-a-thon a smashing success. We pulled off yet another incredible fund-raising event and raised close to $30,000. That’s one of the best performances for our signature event …

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Spinning Wheels and Changing Lives: Spin-a-thon 2016

On January 30, 2016, come have fun, get fit, and support The Peer Project by taking part in the 4th Annual Spin-a-thon, hosted at Energia Athletics. 

What’s a Spin-a-thon?

Four years ago, our Board of Directors came …

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Back to the 90s Fundraiser with the Totally Rad #CCPR Students

Thanks again to our friends in the Corporate Communications and Public Relations program at Centennial College! On December 2 these thoughtful and generous student leaders hosted the amazing Back to the 90s fundraising event, which raised more than $1500 …

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