Celebrating Our Fundraisers: Driving the Erase the Wait Campaign Forward 

With less than one week left in our Erase the Wait campaign and, over $51,000 raised, we are thrilled to highlight the incredible initiatives that JA champions have organized in support of our goal. Their energy and dedication have significantly contributed to our mission, bringing us closer to ensuring every student has access to JA…

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Empowering Young Women 2024

Empowering Young Women is a one-of-a-kind event that inspires students of all genders to explore career opportunities that champion women and inclusivity in the workplace. On March 26, 2024, our annual Empowering Young Women event marked a highlight of the continued celebration of International Women’s Day. Presented by Church & Dwight, the event united teachers,…

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Empowering Through Friendship: JA Volunteers Unite

Celebrate the power of friendship with JA Central Ontario this Valentine’s Day! In the spirit of friendship and collaboration, Leah and Efnan, both dedicated volunteers from CIBC, recently teamed up as teaching partners for JA’s Economics for Success learning experience. Despite working in different areas of the bank, their connection was instant, and the duo…

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JA Central Ontario and Yonge Street Mission Spark Innovation in ‘Fish Tank’ Collaboration!

JA Central Ontario’s strategic outreach is in action, championing equitable access to transformative learning experiences. The recent ‘Fish Tank’ event, a collaborative effort between JA Central Ontario and Yonge Street Mission (YSM), is a great example of our commitment to empowering underserved communities. Over three PA days, 60 grades 3–8 students engaged in JA’s More…

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Thank you for making the 35th Annual JA Governors’ Celebration a success!

On November 15, 2023 we celebrated the 35th Annual JA Governors’ Celebration – a milestone occasion – and we are happy that so many of you joined us! Whether you attended in person, participated in the online raffle, or celebrated with us on social media, we appreciate your support. More than 300 JA supporters, students,…

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Introducing the Victors: Fall 2023 JA BizCafé Competition

Congratulations to Christina, Emily and Anna, a dynamic trio of grade 10 students from Agincourt Collegiate Institute who are also known as team MochaRocca, for winning round two of the 2023 JA BizCafé competition! In recognition of their achievement, they were awarded a $500 post-secondary scholarship.  JA BizCafé is a business essentials simulation that places…

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SOAR: 35 Years of Celebrating JA Supporters and Fundraising for the Future

SOAR: 35 Years of Celebrating JA Supporters and Fundraising for the Future  On November 15, we will gather for a very special event – the 35th annual JA Governors’ Celebration! For three and a half decades, community leaders and volunteers have been coming together to get to know each other, celebrate our supporters, have fun,…

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Announcement: JA Central Ontario in the running to win a donation of $100,000!

Selected among top 12 finalists in ia financial group’s philanthropic contest Amidst intense competition from hundreds of participants, JA Central Ontario proudly emerges as one of the twelve finalists in iA Financial Group’s Canada-wide philanthropic contest. This coveted nomination positions JA Central Ontario to secure a substantial donation of up to $100,000. The potential prize…

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JA Central Ontario’s 2022-23 Annual Report: Impact by Design

Throughout 2022-2023, we increased our focus on aligning our efforts to create meaningful results. We worked in partnership with like-minded community members, organizations and companies on exciting initiatives throughout the year and we entered into conversations about how and where we could contribute even more. Read our 2022-23 Annual Report About JA Central Ontario JA…

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Announcement: Recipient of Community Services Recovery Fund

We have been selected as a funding recipient of the Community Services Recovery Fund  We are pleased to share that we have been selected as a funding recipient of the Community Services Recovery Fund, funded by the Government of Canada.  Recognizing that donor patterns are changing in Ontario, we are adapting and responding in order…

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