The Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care can trace its beginnings back to Toronto's Jewish Old Folks' Home, first located on Cecil Street in the former Jewish neighbourhood around Spadina Avenue.
For nearly a century, Canadian Hadassah-WIZO has been a leading Jewish philanthropic organization dedicated to the causes of health, child welfare, education, and youth aliyah in Israel.
The first Hillel in Ontario was established at Queens University in Kingston, Ontario in 1941. It was following the earlier efforts of Rabbi Benjamin Frankel at the University of Illinois, who founded Hillel there in 1921.
The Island Yacht Club has grown, flourished, and expanded beyond the initial dreams of a small group of Jewish sailing enthusiasts who were unable to find a suitable place to moor their boats in Toronto.
JIAS has been assisting Jewish immigrants and refugees for over ninety years, who have arrived and settled in Canada from countries around the world.
UJA Federation of Greater Toronto was established in 1917 as a philanthropic organization built on the principal of a unified community-wide fundraising campaign.