Sharon Avery, President & CEO, Toronto Foundation – “15th Annual Toronto’s Vital Signs® Report” for Canadian Club of Toronto
Please join incoming President & CEO of Toronto Foundation, Sharon Avery, and special guests for this annual roundup on Toronto’s wellbeing. Hear the highlights and the implications for city building and philanthropy in North America’s 4th largest city.
Sharon brings a global perspective to Toronto’s Vital Signs rooted in her 19-year career as a high energy fundraiser and passionate communicator impacting across Canada and in the developing world.
Following Sharon Avery’s summary of Toronto’s annual check-up, Sarah Fulford, editor of Toronto Life Magazine, will lead a discussion with her and city-building philanthropist, Claire Duboc, on how to put Vital Signs into action.
About Toronto’s Vital Signs
Toronto’s Vital Signs is the most comprehensive snapshot of quality of life in Toronto. Launched for the first time in Toronto in 2001, Vital Signs Reports have now been produced in 66 communities around the world.
About Toronto Foundation
Established in 1981, Toronto Foundation is one of 191 Community Foundations in Canada. We pool philanthropic dollars and facilitate charitable donations for maximum community impact. Our individual, family and organizational funds number more than 500 and we administer over $400 million in assets. Through the Vital Toronto Fund we engage in city building, mobilizing people and resources to increase the quality of life in Toronto.