WE ARE THE NEXT GENERATION OF PHILANTHROPISTS
Baycrest Young Philanthropy (BYP) is a group of individuals in their 20’s and 30’s embarking on our philanthropic journeys with Baycrest. If you want to give back to the community by leading or participating in initiatives and raising funds for Baycrest’s world-leading dementia research and innovation, this group is for you.
For many of us, the risk of dementia is all too real. Whether it is watching a grandparent suffer from dementia, worrying about a parent who’s at risk for cognitive decline, dealing with the challenges of being a caregiver, or facing anxiety over our own aging and brain health - it affects us all.
Be Active. Be Educated. Be Supportive.
We raise funds for vital research and innovation at Baycrest. BYP aims to engage the next generation to champion Baycrest’s mission of providing exemplary health and residential care for older adults, by compassionately addressing each individual’s needs, ambitions, priorities and values.
What motivates us?
Everyone, no matter their age, no matter their background, deserves to make their later years the best years of their lives.
It’s never too early to take steps for better brain health
Donations and funds raised through BYP support Baycrest and its sector-leading work in both research and innovation related to brain health and aging, Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.
- Studies how people learn, think, remember and communicate as they age
- Sheds light on how these functions can break down due to brain disorders like dementia and stroke
- Finds new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat these conditions
- Seeks to improve quality of life for the aging population
- Enables older adults to age safely in the setting of their choice (E.g., Baycrest@Home)
- Develops tools for cognitive, emotional and physical well-being
Donate to become a member of Baycrest Young Philanthropy
Give back to your community and meet like-minded young philanthropists who want to make a difference. As a member, you’ll gain access to unique opportunities, including renowned guest speakers and networking events covering topics related to the groundbreaking research at Baycrest.
Members take an active role in fundraising, planning events and connecting their peers to Baycrest and the BYP network.
Pay Monthly / $18
or pay up front: 1 Year / $180
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Donations of any amount are also welcome and appreciated.
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For more information about:
- Event Sponsorship Opportunities
- Waived registration fees for BYP donors of $180 or more
Please contact Jessica Taylor, email@example.com or 416-785-2500, ext. 3769
May 4-6, 2023
Scotiabank Pro-Am for Alzheimer’s in Support of Baycrest
The Scotiabank Pro-Am for Alzheimer’s in Support of Baycrest is the largest hockey charity event in North America.
Register today to play in this exciting two-day tournament featuring former hockey pros and hockey enthusiasts. Sign up as an individual or register a team. We’re one team vs. Alzheimer’s.
To join a BYP team or create your own, please contact Jessica Taylor, firstname.lastname@example.org or 416-785-2500, ext. 3769
Sunday, June 4, 2023
Mattamy Homes Bike for Brain Health Supporting Baycrest
Bike the DVP (traffic-free) and go the distance to defeat dementia with thousands of other riders.
We’ve got something for everyone - from a 25km route to a 75km one, so it’s sure to be a fun-filled day for all involved.
Join our team or create your own: https://bikeforbrainhealth.ca/
September 29, 2022
Ted Baker x Baycrest Young Philanthropy
Ted Baker London hosted the BYP network for an exclusive shopping event with a one night only discount and portion of proceeds directed to the Foundation. It was a great night with bubbly and bites and an opportunity to network and learn about Baycrest.
Highlight reel on Instagram
April 7, 2022
Supporting you in Caring for Aging Relatives
Learn how to navigate changing family dynamics with the complexities of aging.
July 21, 2021
Brain Talks Recordings
Think aging is a "future me" problem? Think again.
A conversation with Dr. Allison Sekuler, health researcher, and Abbey Sharp, Registered Dietician, about how to keep your brain healthy and sharp.
November 20, 2019
Evening of Culture and Arts
On November 20, 2019 BYP launched the FRESH art exhibit, which featured the work of emerging artists in The Ronald & Nancy Kalifer Culture Hub at Baycrest. It was an evening filled with art, music and dance that raised funds and awareness for arts programming that our community values immensely.
Leading up to the event, BYP committee members joined Baycrest clients in the Donald and Elaine Rafelman Creative Arts Studio at Baycrest and made tie-dye silk scarves together.
Watch the highlight reel here
November 12, 2019
Baycrest Wellness Break
This lunch session featured founder and CEO of iQ Food Co., Alan Bekerman, in conversation with technology entrepreneur Noah Godfrey, and explored entrepreneurial career pivots, stumbles and successes.
to our Committee Members
Talia Feder, BYP Chair
Natalie Slavat Greenspoon
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