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Community Life Updates

Spaces Still Available in These UFH Programs! 

Want to get involved with UFH’s amazing programs for adults and children, but feel like everything is already full? Not to worry! There is still registration space in the following programs! 

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 

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.