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Help Joanne raise money

For participating in 2021 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

My Story…

Mental illness affects so many families, including mine.  That's one of the reasons I'm passionate in supporting Deborah and David Cooper in their quest to open Eli's Place. Please support me by donating to this worthy cause. Eli's Place will be the first of its kind in Canada - a long-term, rural, residential treatment and recover program for young adults suffering from mental illness.  The Scotiabank Charity Challenge is a major fundraising vehicle for this organization and your donation can help make Eli's Place a reality.  

Thanks for your support, 



For the 160,000 young adults in Ontario grappling with serious mental illness, access to effective treatment is grossly inadequate. The cost in lives lived with debilitating challenges or lost to early death is far too great. The vision of Eli’s Place aims to bring hope. A first-of-its-kind in Canada, Eli’s Place is modelled after a leading rural, residential long-term treatment centre with proven success. Programs that incorporate therapeutic work, specialized care and skills training will offer a path to recovery for people in this underserved age group, giving them the tools to heal and move from simply surviving to living.

Recent donors

Donation date Donor name Donation amount
Oct 14 Suzanne & Ian Glen $100.00
Oct 12 Carol Sevitt Undisclosed amount
Oct 08 Ellen and Marc Goldstein Undisclosed amount
Oct 08 Susan and Peter Sandler Undisclosed amount
Oct 08 Suzanne Witkin Undisclosed amount
Oct 07 Miriam Pearlman and Geoff Gooderham Joanne best wishes. We have been pleased to support Howard Hamer as well plus of course directly to Eli's place. $50.00
Oct 06 Fern and Lance Gitter Go Joanne! Undisclosed amount
Oct 06 Faith Weinberg $50.00
Oct 06 Anita and Norm $100.00
Oct 03 Joanne Wolfson Undisclosed amount