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Community Life Updates

Annual Food and Toy Drive 

November 10, 2023 – November 30, 2023 | 35 Charles lobby  

Support the annual Food and Toy Drive organized by Housing Services, the Family Care Office, Varsity Blues, and the University of Toronto Students’ Union. All proceeds of the drive will be given to student families registered with the UofT Food Bank and other student families in need. Please join our efforts and help us to gift a smile!   

We are looking for:    

  • Unwrapped new toys (in their packaging), games, and books  
  • Non-perishable food items 

Updated Time: Visit the Bata Shoe Museum with UFH! 

Please note that the timing for the Program: Visit the Bata Shoe Museum with UFH has changed to Friday, December 8th from 2:30PM-4:30PM.  

For more information and to register, visit our website! Spots are limited so register soon! Once your registration is confirmed, more details will be sent to the participants. 

Family Care Office: Film Festival 

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence are recognized globally from November 25th to December 10th.  November 25th is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and December 10th is International Human Rights Day. In honour of these 16 Days, the U of T Community Safety Office, in partnership with equity offices and partners, including the Family Care Office, is presenting a Film Festival, showcasing a broad range of genres, to be screened simultaneously on the three campuses. 

Family members are welcome to accompany U of T community members at two of the films: Moana & Encanto 

If you are bringing family members, preregistration (by November 20) is required.