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7th Annual CGC Bowl-a-Thon

On October 19th, 2017 over 75 people came together for a night of fun and fundraising in support of CGC. Thanks to our generous donors and fudraisers, we were able to raise more than $30,000.00 to support our services and programs that we provide to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our 8th Annual Bowlathon Fundraiser and Silent Auctionstrong>takes place on October 18th, 2018. Contact us at any time during the year to find out how you can be a part of this wonderful event. We would like to send a very special thank you to our event sponsor, Mr. Mark Winkler, our lane sponsors and all of those who sponsored bowlers for this event. Thank You Mr. Mark Winkler The Tolley Family The Glass Family The Carr Family Rodney’s Oyster House and many other generous donors and...

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What’s Happening

  5th Annual CGC Bowl-a-Thon Wrap up Click here to read all about our Bowl-a-thon. Thank you for your continued support! Fee For Service Programs are coming soon Two fee for service programs that promote both life and work skills are under development. The Mavericks Barista Certification Program is a two part program that teaches a specific set of skills for those who are interested in becoming certified Baristas. The Baking and Pastry Arts Program is a six-week program that incorporates learning with fun while building life skills. Both programs will be offered by Common Ground Co-operative in 2017. Check back here for more information soon! 2016 Foundations Program We’re getting ready for our 2016/17 Foundations Program starting September 2016. A new group of students will learn the hard and soft skills required to succeed in the world of work. You can learn more about Foundations by clicking here 10 Tips on Becoming a Successful Partner Our thanks to Surrey Place Centre Job Coach Gerald F. for creating the video “10 Tips on Becoming a Successful Partner” with the 2013 Foundations Program Students. In order to be a Partner at one of the five social purpose enterprises Common Ground Co-operative proudly supports, these are great tips to follow. To view the video (1:23 in length) click here....

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Annual Reports and Audited Financial Statements

Audited Financial Statements   2016/2017 2016-2017 Financial Statements 2016-17 Annual Report Coming November 2017   2015/2016 2015-2016 Financial Statements 2015-2016 Annual Report   2014/2015 2014-2015 Financial Statements 2014-2015 Annual...

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Awards & Recognition in the Community

Common Ground Co-operative, its partners and their enterprises have been the recipients of numerous awards including: Queen’s Medal City of Toronto Access Award Disability Day Award June Callwood Award International Day of Disabilities Unsung Hero Award Ontario Co-op Association Spirit Award Council for Exceptional Children, Toronto Chapter 56 Award (Lemon & Allspice) Business, Agency or Community Group Award, 2014 Council for Exceptional Children, Ontario (Lemon & Allspice) Business, Agency or Community Group Award, 2014 Council for Exceptional Children, Toronto Chapter 56 awarded to Common Ground Co-operative – Business Agency or Community Group Award, 2015   Common Ground’s model for business partnerships has gained the attention and support of government officials such as the Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, and the Minister of Education, Kathleen Wynne M.P.P. In June 2009 Common Ground was awarded a Vital Idea Award and grant from the Toronto Community Foundation. Common Ground Co-operative and the enterprise programs it supports have been featured in many media publications. Stay tuned for a list of...

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