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TPP Mentor Adriaan Builds Things and People

Adriaan spent his youth moving between countries, getting to know different cultures and school systems.

Adriann was born in the Netherlands to Canadian parents. His father ran his own business and travelled a lot throughout Europe. Adrian says his childhood …

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Peer Project Mentor Preeti Finds Direction and Family

After high school, Preeti, like many, felt the pressure to go to university without really knowing what she wanted to become. At school, she decided to become a teacher, but after volunteering at schools, she realized the job wasn’t for …

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Glen and Jamie Present #BDE2015

On Tuesday, July 21, our favorite hosts and ambassadors, Glen and Jamie, presented the third annual Best Dinner Ever! This time around Chef Lynn Crawford and Chef Lora Kirk opened the doors to their renowned restaurant Ruby Watchco! It was …

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We All Need Someone To Look Up To: TPP Board Member Darrel Zehr

Darrel Zehr has been a committed Peer Project board member for the past four years. In this video, Darrel tells us how he got involved with The Peer Project, and why it’s such a great cause. Thanks for your work!…

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The Mentor Blog: Events and Activities July 13 – 20

This week, enjoy a number of interesting and fun events in the GTA. There are many different exciting activities to take part in, ranging from cultural festivals, to historical walking tours, to James Bond movie marathons.

Cineplex Family Favourites: Penguins

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Glen & Jamie Present The Best Dinner Ever

On Tuesday, July 21, our favorite hosts and partners,  Glen & Jamie will host the third annual Best Dinner Ever!

We are very excited to be part of this special event. This time around we are thrilled to announce …

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Jays Care Takes The Peer Project To The Ballgame

A big big thanks to the Jays Care Foundation! On May 19, The Peer Project got a very special invite to Rogers Centre to catch the game in the Jays Care Community Clubhouse. It was a night of cheers, laughs, …

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#SoAwesome: Nicole And Mya = The Perfect Mentoring Match

Nicole and Mya have been matched through the Peer Project for almost three years. For both, it’s been three years of learning, friendship and a lot of fun. Here’s their story of why Peer Project mentoring works for them.

Thanks …

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Peer Project Super Volunteer Kathy Bodnar Honoured with Volunteer Toronto Legacy Award

We’re very please to share this great story. We have so many amazing volunteers who give so much to make a difference in the lives of GTA kids. Kathy Bodnar is one of our best. Kathy’s been volunteering with the …

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From Mentored to Mentor, the Growth of Charlie

Growing up with a single mom with English as his second language, school was a struggle for Charlie. With a busy mother trying to keep the family afloat with limited English, Charlie found himself slipping behind in school. He was …

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