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.
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Ted Baker Shop for a Cause
Wednesday, March 22 - 6:00-9:00 PM
JOIN TED BAKER AND BAYCREST FOR A FIRST LOOK AT THE SPRING 23 COLLECTION
Baycrest supporters and friends are invited for an evening of shopping, sips, and socializing at the Yorkdale Ted Baker London store.
Enjoy British teatime-inspired bites and sparkling sips while our style experts provide personalized tips to transition your wardrobe.
Receive an exclusive discount of 20% off, with 10% of sales from the event hours benefiting Baycrest Foundation.
Ted Baker London
Yorkdale Mall | 3401 Dufferin Street | Suite 319
Kindly RSVP by Monday, March 20th:
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Rock and Roll: Stories from the Studio
Thursday, March 30 – 7:00-9:00 PM
Tour the iconic Metalworks Recording Studio for an insider look into the music industry. Established in 1978, artists like Drake, Lil Wayne, Bowie, NSYNC and Springsteen have all graced Metalworks’ halls. Join a fireside chat with studio owner Gil Moore, drummer of the Canadian supergroup Triumph, along with Joey “Vendetta” Scoleri, Head of Industry Relations, Live Nation and former Q107 Radio Host and Program Director.
- Stories from the studio and the road
- The link between music and brain health from
- Music, food and drink
Location: Metalworks Studio (3611 Mavis Road, Mississauga)
Free parking onsite
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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 gain free access to the full 2023 programming series:
Thursday, March 22 – Ted Baker Shop for a Cause
Thursday, March 30 – Rock & Roll: Stories from the Studio
Sunday, April 23 – Charity Spin @ Spokehaus
May 4 through 6 – Scotiabank Pro-Am for Alzheimer’s
Sunday, June 5 – Mattamy Homes Bike for Brain Health
October 2023 – Home Trends @ Elte Mkt
Pay Monthly / $18
or pay up front: 1 Year / $180
A tax receipt will be issued to the maximum allowable amount.
Donations of any amount are also welcome and appreciated.
Click here to become a member, register for single events, or donate:
Membership & Events
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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, firstname.lastname@example.org or 416-785-2500, ext. 3769
Sunday, April 23, 2023 at 12:30 & 2:00 PM
Charity Spin @ Spokehaus
Cycle and connect with other Baycrest supporters. Learn more about how fitness and healthy living impacts brain health and aging. Bonus: get 2 additional passes to go back and ride again. All proceeds will support Baycrest.
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, email@example.com 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/
Home Trends @ Elte Mkt
A networking night and panel program for young homeowners and future homebuyers. In collaboration with the Baycrest Real Estate Professionals group, join for a real estate market update and the latest on design trends.
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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