The Wallace Toronto Foundation’s Seventh Annual 2013 In-Country Service Project in Zlin, Czech Republic

The 2013 In-Country Service Project has been scheduled for Sept 6th-7th, 2013 and will take place in Zlin, Czech Republic. As in years past, the Toronto Foundation and volunteers will travel to the Czech Republic for their annual service project. Click here for information, and to register for the event ▶ Over the years, support for the annual in-country project among the LDS members of the...
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The Wallace Toronto Foundation’s Sixth Annual 2012 In-Country Service Project in Žilina, Slovakia

On the first weekend of September 2012, Toronto Foundation supporters and more than 130 volunteers gathered for two days in Žilina, Slovakia, to provide physical and financial assistance to three different community improvement projects, including the relocation, renovation and maintenance of a kindergarten and nursery. Toronto volunteers also helped remove litter from the banks of the Žilina...
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The Wallace Toronto Foundation’s Fifth Annual In-Country Service Project in Jihlava, Czech Republic 2011

On the first weekend in September 2011, Toronto Foundation supporters and more than 170 volunteers gathered for two days in Jihlava, Czech Republic to provide physical and financial assistance to three different community improvement projects, including work at a local Jihlava elementary school.  Toronto volunteers helped revitalize a community drug treatment center; sand, paint and refurbish...
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The Wallace F. Toronto Foundation’s Fourth Annual In-Country Service Project in Uherske Hradiste, Czech Republic 2010

On the first weekend in September 2010, Toronto Foundation supporters and more than 170 volunteers gathered for two days in Uherske Hradiste, Czech Republic to provide physical and financial assistance to three facilities providing care to the physically and mentally disabled. The three facilities are endorsed and supported by Caritas Czech Republic.  Toronto volunteers provided physical labor...
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The Wallace F. Toronto Foundation’s Third Annual In-Country Service Project in Kosice, Slovakia 2009

  On the third weekend in September 2009, Toronto Foundation supporters and more than 110 volunteers gathered for two days in Kosice, Slovakia to provide physical and financial assistance to Slovak based Pro Futura, ETP Slovensko, and a local Kosice elementary school.  Toronto volunteers helped gather and prepare essential needs packets for low income families, cleaned and painted at a...
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The Wallace F. Toronto Foundation’s Second Annual In-Country Service Project in Malejovice, Czech Republic 2008

On the third weekend in September 2008, Toronto Foundation supporters and more than 100 volunteers gathered for two days at the primary Klicek facility in Malejovice, Czech Republic to provide physical and financial assistance to the Klicek Foundation. The Klicek Foundation is a Prague based Czech non-profit committed to improving support, help, and care for seriously ill children and their...
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The Wallace F. Toronto Foundation’s First Ever In-Country Service Project in Ostrava, Czech Republic 2007

On Saturday, 22 September, 2007, more than 120 volunteers gathered at the St. Luke Hospice and two senior care centers in Ostrava for the Toronto Foundation’s Annual Service Project.  Volunteers performed grounds maintenance, painted fences and gates, washed wheelchairs and other medical equipment, helped remove graffiti from the area, pruned trees, and more.  At the end of the day, the...
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2009 Toronto Family Event

  The 2009 Toronto Foundation Family Event was held lakefront at the Stansbury Park, UT Clubhouse.
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2008 Toronto Family Event

  The 2008 Toronto Foundation Family event was held on June 28, 2008 at Lone Peak Park in Sandy, Utah.  In addition to the the great food and socializing, the Toronto Foundation board members provided a great slideshow from the 2007 in-country service project and presented the plans for the rest of 2008.       ...
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Toronto Foundation Partners with the Czech Helsinki Committee – a Successor Organization to the Work of Charter 77

In May 2008, the Toronto Foundation teamed up with the Czech Helsinki Committee (CHC), which has close ties to the renowned Charter 77 movement in the former Czechoslovakia, on a project to assist the families, and particularly the children, of those incarcerated in the Czech penal system.  These children have particular needs that often go unmet while the family is separated.  The aim of the...
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Toronto Foundation’s past Support and Partnership with the Nová škola Foundation in Prague

  The Wallace F. Toronto Foundation supported and partnered with the Nová škola (New School) Foundation based in Prague, Czech Republic.  In addition to its support of the Rozlety after-school mentoring program, the foundation made a substantial contribution in December 2007 of textbooks and other reference materials to be used by Nová škola’s students. Nová škola provides...
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Toronto Foundation Donation to Czech and Slovak Mission Fund

The Wallace F. Toronto Foundation is pleased to have contributed to the Czech and Slovak Mission Fund. The fund helps sponsor and pay for LDS missionaries serving from the Czech and Slovak Republics. The foundation supports these missionaries and their noble efforts.
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Slovakian Registration

  In cooperation with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Wallace Toronto Foundation provided substantial administrative and financial support to the Church’s effort to gain official recognition in Slovakia.  Nearly 30 returned missionaries volunteered through the foundation to travel to Slovakia in Fall 2006 and volunteer in support of the project.  The foundation...
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Slovak Genealogical Society

In cooperation with the Slovakian Genealogical Society and the Slovakian National Library, the Toronto Foundation helped publish a handbook on family history resources.  The book contains a chapter on the LDS Church’s family history program and Slovakian resources authored by Jonathon Tichy.  A second (expanded) edition should be published this year (2007). Visit the Slovak Genealogical...
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Toronto Foundation Partners with Nová Škola o.p.s.

In cooperation with the Nová škola (New School) Foundation, the Wallace F. Toronto Foundation is proud to be the primary sponsor of an exciting new after-school mentoring and educational program in the Czech Republic called Rozlety (Taking off!) The Rozlety program gives underprivileged children from a variety of cultural and socio-economic backgrounds the little extra support and encouragement...
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Beluša Project in the Czech And Slovak Republics

The Wallace Toronto Foundation is pleased to report on its first project in the Czech and Slovak Republics. In partnership with the city of Beluša, Slovakia, the Wallace Toronto Foundation has approved funding for the construction of a park. The land on which the park is located was acquired by the Beluša city government and sits adjacent to a  housing development for young families. The park...
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2005 Toronto Family Event

  The 2005 Toronto Foundation Family event was held on August 7, 2005 at Lone Peak Park in Sandy, Utah.  The event, attended by nearly 100 was a tremendous success in terms of spreading the word about the foundation.  In addition, the Toronto Foundation Board of Directors outlined plans for the first humanitarian project in the former Czechoslovakia which should begin within the next two...
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