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.

IMPACT Initiatives 

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Greenrock's COVID-19 Relief Fund Exceeds $2 Million

The COVID-19 pandemic created unique and extreme challenges for our city and communities. In response to this crisis, GREA through its Greenrock Charitable Trust donated $900,000 towards charitable organizations to address concerns surrounding food security, mental health, Indigenous communities, LGBTQ2S communities, senior care, shelters and outreach support, and women's health.

The following charitable organizations received funding through Greenrock's COVID-19 Relief Fund: Daily Bread Food Bank, Stella's Place, Kids Help Phone, The 519, The Redwood, SPRINT Senior Care, Casey House, LGBT Youth Line, TakingITGlobal, Ontario Native Women's Association, Anishnawbe Health Toronto, Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre, Food Banks Canada, Black Creek Community Farm, Building Roots, Second Harvest, Fort York Food Bank, CAMH, QMUNITY, Delta Family Resource Centre, Covenant House Toronto, Eva's Place, Albion Neighbourhood Services, YMCA of Greater Toronto, St. Stephen's Community House, Interval House, Sistering, Doctors Without Borders, Variety Village, Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities, Children's Aid Foundation of Canada, North York General Hospital, St. Michael's Hospital, Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Michael Garron Hospital, St. Joseph's Health Centre, Humber River Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, and The Hospital for Sick Children.

To address the pandemic's financial strain on residents, Greenrock Property Management Ltd. created a program whereby residents in need could choose to have their last month's rent (LMR) deposit used as a credit towards their regular rent payments. 

With the remainder of the fund, every suite in Greenrock's 2000 suite portfolio received $100 grocery gift cards in April, May, June, October, November and December 2020 -- totalling over $1.2 Million.

Special Thanks From Our Recipients

"We applaud Greenrock's commitment to supporting residents and charitable organizations during COVID-19. For Stella's Place, Greenrock's generous gift of $30,000 means we can meet the heightened demand for our secure mobile chat application, BeanBagChat, by extending service hours and hiring more peer support workers for evening and weekend shifts when young adults struggling with their mental health are most vulnerable and in need of connection, validation and support." - Jenny Carver, Stella's Place Executive Director

"Thank you to Greenrock for your support of Food Banks Canada. It is our mission to provide national leadership to relieve hunger today and prevent hunger tomorrow in collaboration with the food bank network in Canada.With COVID-19, that task just got a whole lot harder and we appreciate all the support we are receiving to ensure a Canada where no one goes hungry." Tania Little, Chief Development and Partnership Officer, Food Banks Canada.

Greenrock IMPACT Resident Donation

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 BoundariesOntario Native Women's AssociationChildren's Aid Foundation of CanadaFort 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 ClubEva's Initiatives for Homeless YouthGood Foot Support ServicesOut 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 OochigeasCasey HouseThe 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