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GAVE PROJECT IN PROGRESS

March 2021

GAVE Campus of Care Tuoi Hac Village will be built in the Flower City Community Campus in Brampton

Mayor Patrick Brown and Brampton City Council passed a motion to lease a 5-acre city land parcel in the FCCC at 8950 McLaughlin Road, Brampton to GAVE in support of GAVE's Campus of Care consisting a 160-bed modern Long Term Care Home and a 140-unit Affordable Senior Housing. We are deeply grateful to Brampton City Council, especially Mayor Patrick Brown, Councillor Martin Medeiros and Councillor Jeff Bowman for their strong, unwavering support and guidance.

 

November 2020

The Ontario government, Premier Doug Ford and Long-term Care Minister Merrilee Fullerton awarded 160 Long Term Care Beds to GAVE Campus of Care Tuoi Hac Village

November 13, 2020

CMHC approved SEED funding for Tuoi Hac Village's 140-unit Affordable Senior Housing after we submitted the application in October 2020

February 2020

GAVE's Campus of Care Tuoi Hac Village is Endorsed by Brampton's City Council

Brampton City Council passed a motion in support of Golden Age Village for the Elderly Ontario (GAVE), to endorse a 5-acre city land parcel to build a Campus of Care facility at 8950 McLaughlin Rd. with two buildings; a 160-bed modern Long Term Care Home and a 140-unit Affordable Senior Housing.

December 2019

GAVE submitted application for 160 Long Care Care Beds to the Ministry of Long Term Care

February 2019

Minister of Health Christine Elliott awarded 256 Long Term Care licenses to GAVE and Yee Hong in partnership to build a new Long Term Care Home

2014

GAVE lobbied with the City of Vaughan and the Ontario Liberal Government to support GAVE in building a Campus of Care for our Seniors

November 2014

GAVE Registered as a Charity Organization with CRA

February 15,  2014

Introduction of GAVE's third Board of Directors

October 2013

GAVE Purchased a 5.7 acre Property for $2.8 Million, at 11088 Pine Valley Dr. Vaughan

April 2013

GAVE incorporated as non-for profit organization

December 2012

First Community Fundraising Event for a Vietnamese Senior Home Care

Introduction of the first Board of Directors for GAVE

2021

  • City of Brampton Council unanimously passed motion to lease the 5-acre parcel of land in the Flower City Community Campus to GAVE for 50 years
  • BÁNH CHƯNG (A traditional sticky rice Cake specially for TẾT – Lunar New Year) a fundraising event – February 2nd – 9th
  • Since April of 2020, we were awarded funding from the Federal government via the New Horizons for Seniors Program and the COVID19 Emergency Community Support Fund through the United Way Greater Toronto, and funding from the United Way, to a total of more than $100,000.00 to date to provide Hot Meals for our Seniors. With this funding we have provided over 5000 hot meals, delivered to their doors, once a week to over 500 Vietnamese Canadian seniors and special needs across Toronto and GTA. We were able to support our local businesses by partnering with over 10 Vietnamese restaurants across the GTA with this program – April 2020 to February 5, 2021

2019

  • A Class of making Buche de Noel at GAVE – Dec 19
  • Town Hall Meeting #6 – Hoi Thoai “Niem Tin va Hi Vong 6”, Milan Banquet Hall, Mississauga – November 17
  • THQH 6 Fundraising Concert, Rose Theatre, Brampton – September 21
  • Cafe Hủ Tiếu, a fundraising activity – Sep 8
  • LDL Scholarship Program – August 31
  • Appreciation BBQ Picnic – July 11
  • Senior’s Symposium with Ministers Raymond Cho and M. Tibollo – June 25
  • GAVE APS submission to acquire a Kipling Property from Ontario Government to build Affordable Senior Housing and Long-Term Care Home – June
  • LDL Cafe: Bun Bo Hue, a fundraising activity – June 23
  • GAVE Strategic Planning and Visioning with SHS Consulting – April
  • Tai Chi, Line Dancing classes, funded by the Federal’s New Horizons for Seniors
  • XCTH 5 Dinner & Dance Fundraising Gala, Chateau Le Jardin, Vaughan – February 23
  • Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Christine Eliot, awarded 256 Long-Term Care licenses to GAVE and Yee Hong in partnership to build a new Long-Term Care Home – February
  • Participate in the Vietnamese New Year Tết Festival Kỷ Hợi – February

 

2018

  •  Flower Arrangement Class – December
  • Senior Baking and Cooking Class – December
  • Town Hall Meeting #5 – Hoi Thoai “On Nghia Sinh Thanh”, Milan Banquet Hall, Mississauga – November 18
  • THQH 5 Fundraising Concert, Rose Theatre, Brampton – September 29
  • GAVE Scholarship Program -5th year- September 29
  • GAVE Appreciation BBQ Picnic – August 11
  • XCTH 4 Dinner & Dance Fundraising Gala, Chateau Le Jardin, Vaughan – March 10
  • Tai Chi, Zumba classes, funded by the Federal’s New Horizons for Seniors – March
  • GAVE Submission for Long Term Care License to Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care – March 2
  • Participate in the Vietnamese New Year Tết Festival Mậu Tuất – Feb

 

2016

  • GAVE lobbying to Ontario Liberal Government for an exchange of Pine Valley to a new Kipling land parcel
  • Town Hall Meeting #3 – Hoi Thoai “Niem Tin va Hi Vong 3”, Milan Banquet Hall, Mississauga – November 20
  • GAVE Scholarship Program – 3rd Year – September 18
  • THQH 3 Fundraising Concert, Rose Theatre, Brampton – September 18
  • Meeting with Minister Del Duca at his office – April 15
  • XCTH 2 Dinner & Dance Fundraising Gala, Chateau Le Jardin, Vaughan – March 5
  • Tết Bính Thân Celebration at GAVE – February 14
  • Meeting with MP Deb Schulte – January 29 
  • Meeting with Councillor Mario Ferri – January 20 
  • Participate in the Vietnamese New Year Tết Festival Bính Thân – January 16

2014

  • Fundraising Event in London, ON, Nov 30 
  • GAVE registered as a charity organization with CRA – November 
  • Hon. Steven Del Duca, Minister of Transportation, Vaughan MPP visits GAVE, October 10
  • Hon. Bill Walker, Owen Sound MPP visits GAVE, October 2 
  • Meeting with Mayor Bevilacqua and his staff at Vaughan City Hall, September 26 
  • LDL Scholarship Program – 1st Year – September 13 
  • THQH 1 Fundraising Concert, Rose Theatre, Brampton – September 13 
  • Senator Thanh Hai Ngo visits GAVE, August 09 
  • Fundraising Event in Waterloo, July 05 
  • Town Hall Meeting #1 – “Niem Tin va Hi Vong” Fundraising Banquet, Milan Banquet Hall, Mississauga – March 23 
  • Meeting with Senator Thanh Hai Ngo and Minister of Labour Yasir Naqvi at Queen’s Park, March 21 
  • Present GAVE’s New Board of Directors, February 15 
  • Participate in the Vietnamese Tết New Year Festival Giáp Ngọ, January 18

2020

  • On going: since April, when the Covid-19 pandemic was declared, our volunteers, young and old (from teenagers to 97 years old), have been working tirelessly to produce over 25,000 hand made face masks as part of our appreciation and support to the healthcare and front-line workers. We have also raised funds to buy 10,000 medical masks, 1000 mask shields and with our partner
    restaurant HaNoi 3 Seasons, donated almost 500 Hot Meals to our healthcare workers. We were able to provide thousands of reusable/medical masks and/or face shields and/or Hot Meals to the
    followings: Brampton Emergency Management Office, Brampton Civic Hospital, Peel Region/Brampton city, North York General Hospital, Trillium Health Network, Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital, Michael Garron Hospital, St. Michaels Hospital, St. Joseph’s Health Centre – Unity Health Toronto, Toronto Western Hospital, Scarborough General Hospital, Castleview Wychwood Tower LTC, Carefirst Seniors & Community Services Asso., Chartwell Valley Vista Retirement Residence, Richview Manor,  Nisbet Lodge Nursing Home, Mosaic Senior Home, King City Lodge Nursing Home, Mapleglen Residence, Yee Hong Centre, Villa Giardino Senior
    home, Home FIRST foundation, Momiji Health Care Society,  West Park Healthcare Centre…etc
  • GAVE volunteers prepared Mi Quang for pick up at fundraising event – December 12
  • GAVE volunteers prepared Bun Bo Hue and Bun Mang for pick up at fundraising event – November 28 & 29
  • Ontario Government announced GAVE has been allocated 160 Long-Term Care Beds to be built in Brampton – November 20
    Source: https://news.ontario.ca/en/backgrounder/59290/ontario-providing-new-and-upgraded-long-term-care-spaces
  • CMHC approved initial SEED funding for 140 affordable housing units for seniors – November 13
  • GAVE Partnered with Ryerson Venture Zone in Brampton presenting the housing crisis for seniors at their Zone Learning event in September
  • GAVE hosted a 1-on-1 online career mentorship sessions, where interested mentees can sign up for a FREE 60-minute meeting session with accomplished graduate students – August
  • LDL Cafe: Bun Bo Hue, a fundraising activity – June 23
  • XCTH 6 Dinner & Dance Fundraising Gala, Chateau Le Jardin, Vaughan – March 7
  • City of Brampton passes a motion in supporting GAVE to build a facility of 160 long term care beds in Brampton. This motion demonstrates City Brampton has committed to supporting long
    term care and increasing economic development in our community – February 19
  • Participate in the Vietnamese New Year Tết Festival Canh Tý – January 18

2017

  • GAVE lobbying to Ontario Liberal Government for an exchange of Pine Valley to a new Kipling land parcel
  • Town Hall Meeting #4 – Hoi Thoai “Niem Tin va Hi Vong 4”, Milan Banquet Hall, Mississauga – November 19
  • THQH 4 Fundraising Concert, Rose Theatre, Brampton – September 16
  • GAVE Scholarship Program – August
  • MPP Del Duca & MP Sorbara Summer BBQ with Gave – July 29
  • Senior Health Workshops
  • XCTH 3 Dinner & Dance Fundraising Gala, Chateau Le Jardin, Vaughan – March 18
  • Participate in the Vietnamese New Year Tết Festival Đinh Dậu – January 16

2015

  • GAVE application to remove the GreenBelt zoning on Pine Valley Property
  • Town Hall Meeting #2 – Hoi Thoai “Niem Tin va Hi Vong 2”, Milan Banquet Hall, Mississauga – November 22
  • LDL Scholarship Program – 2nd Year – August 22
  • THQH 2 Fundraising Concert, Rose Theatre, Brampton – August 22
  • Vaughan City Manager Mr. Steve Kanellakos visits GAVE, July 24 
  • Dinner with Mayor Bonnie Crombie of Mississauga, April 12 
  • XCTH 1 Dinner & Dance Fundraising Gala, Chateau Le Jardin, Vaughan – March 28 
  • Participate in the Vietnamese New Year Tết Festival Ất Mùi, February 4 
  • Meeting with Weston Consultant, January 23

2013

  • GAVE acquired an investment property at 11088 Pine Valley Dr. Vaughan – November
  • GAVE incorporated as non-for profit organization – April

2012

  • First Community Fundraising Event for a Vietnamese Senior Home Care
  • Introduction of the first Board of Directors for GAVE