IMPACT

Supporting Communities Across Canada

Greenrock IMPACT is devoted to creating strong, healthy, and environmentally sustainable communities while celebrating cultural diversity and promoting human rights across Canada through a variety of annual initiatives, volunteer programs, and donations. Greenrock IMPACT further supports the most vital real-time needs of our residents and community members.

Check out the latest Greenrock IMPACT News

Greenrock's COVID-19 Relief Fund Soars to $3.5 Million

The COVID-19 pandemic created unique and extreme challenges for our city and communities. In response to this crisis, Greenrock created a relief fund to address concerns surrounding food security, mental health, BIPOC communities, LGBTQ2S+ communities, senior care, shelters and outreach support, and women’s health.

Over 50 Canadian charities have received funding to date through the fund:

Food: Daily Bread Food Bank, Food Banks Canada, Black Creek Community Farm, Building Roots/Growing Neighborhoods Foundation, Second Harvest, Fort York Food Bank, Delta Family Resource Centre, St James Town Community Co-op through CanadaHelps

Shelter/Security: Covenant House Toronto, Eva’s Initiatives for Homeless Youth, Albion Neighbourhood Services, YMCA of Greater Toronto, St. Stephen’s Community House, Sistering, Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities, Out of the Cold Foundation, Haven Toronto

Healthcare: Doctors Without Borders, North York General Foundation (Front Line Worker Support), St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation, Sunnybrook Foundation, Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation, University Health Network, Michael Garron Hospital Foundation, St. Joseph’s Health Centre Foundation, Humber River Hospital Foundation, The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, SickKids Foundation, Sunnybrook Foundation, Sinai Health Foundation, Spinal Cord Injury Ontario, Sherbourne Health

Senior Support: SPRINT Senior Care, Sunshine Centres for Seniors, The Neighbourhood Group

Women Support: The Redwood, Interval House, Women’s College Hospital, Women United (United Way Greater Toronto), Dress for Success Toronto

Child/Youth Support: Kids Help Phone, Variety Village, Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada, The Toronto Children’s Breakfast Club, Child Development Institute

Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) Support: TakingITGlobal, Ontario Native Women’s Association, Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre, Black Health Alliance, Caribbean African Canadian Social Services, Anishnawbe Health Foundation

LGBTQ2S+ Support: The 519, Casey House, QMUNITY, Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line

Mental Health: Stella’s Place, CAMH

Arts & Culture: Art City in St. James Town

To address the pandemic’s financial strain on residents, Greenrock created a program whereby residents in need can choose to have their last month’s rent (LMR) deposit used as a credit towards their regular rent payments. Furthermore, every suite in Greenrock’s 2000-suite portfolio received $600 of grocery gift cards, totalling over $1.2 Million.

Greenrock IMPACT Resident DonationIMPACT team volunteering at The Redwood

Greenrock's IMPACT team has created a unique annual resident donation program that directly involves residents in the nominating and voting process to select the winning charities. 

2020 Winners

The following charities were nominated by Greenrock residents and each received $20,000 through the Greenrock Charitable Trust: Across Boundaries, Ontario Native Women's Association, Children's Aid Foundation of Canada, Fort York Food Bank and The Redwood.

For more details, please visit our news release

2019 Winners

The following charities were nominated by Greenrock residents and each received $25,000 through the Greenrock Charitable Trust: The Toronto Children's Breakfast Club, Eva's Initiatives for Homeless Youth, Good Foot Support Services, Out of the Cold Foundation and The 519 Church Street Community Centre. 

For more details, please visit our news release

2018 Winners

The following charities were nominated by Greenrock residents and each received $20,000 through the Greenrock Charitable Trust: Camp Oochigeas, Casey House, The Redwood, SPRINT Senior Care, and Stella's Place.

For more details, please visit our news release

The Green Family Initiatives   

Al Green Sculpture Park
Al Green Sculpture Studio & School 
Art Gallery of Ontario
Nature Conservancy of Canada - Goldie Feldman Nature Reserve
Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto Canada
Stella's Place Young Adult Mental Health Toronto
TVO Indigenous & Ontario Hubs
United Way Greater Toronto
YMCA of Greater Toronto

IMPACT Recipients