Community Involvement

Spring Hope Food Drive

Spring Hope Food Drive

Pictured above: Brad Butt, MP for Mississauga Streetsville, Gayle Nyberg, Executive Director of the Daily Bread Food Bank, Chris Hatch, Executive Director of the Mississauga Food Bank, Bonnie Hoy, Founder of the Spring H.O.P.E. Food Drive.

Bonnie is the founder and continuing champion of the Spring H.O.P.E. Food Drive.  Since its modest beginnings more than 10 years ago, this province-wide event has brought landlords and residents together every year, resulting in the collection of millions of pounds of food for local food banks.

 

The Scott Mission

Bonnie Hoy coordinated the Greater Toronto Apartment Association clothing drive for the Scott Mission, resulting in 5 tons of clothing being donated to high risk and homeless people.  She also participates regularly as a volunteer at the Scott Mission.

Pictured above are the members of the charitable committee of the GTAA, who regularly paticipate in serving lunch to the homeless at the Scott Mission.

 

Interval House Women’s Shelter

Bonnie has actively partnered with Interval House, a shelter that helps women that have been emotionally, physically and financially abused to get back on their feet.  She works with housing providers to find homes for families in need and dedicates numerous hours to train, develop and place these women in suitable jobs.  Safety and shelter are an easy fix – renewing someone’s self-esteem and confidence can change their life.

 

Bonnie Hoy Student Scholarships

Pictured above: Bonnie Hoy and the first year recipients of the scholarship initiative.

Recently Bonnie initiated a scholarship program for post-secondary school students at a teachers’ college in Jamaica. To date, more than 50 scholarships have been awarded to deserving students at Bethlehem Moravian College in St. Elizabeth Parish. Not content simply to award annual scholarships, Bonnie has also approached her industry contacts to donate used computers to area schools giving students an opportunity to supplement their educational needs from sources around the world.

 

Industry Involvement

Bonnie Hoy is actively involved in the multi-unit rental industry, volunteering and donating her time and expertise to the following boards and committees:

  • Board of Directors for the Greater Toronto Apartment Association
  • Board of Directors for the London Property Manager’s Association
  • The Charitable Committee for the Greater Toronto Apartment Association
  • The Public Relations Committee for the Federation of Rental Housing Providers of Ontario

Pictured above: Bonnie Hoy with industry professionals at a GTAA event.

 

Donna Sokolowski, Marketing Consultant

" Bonnie has transformed thousands of people’s lives through her charitable contributions and volunteer activities. She has devoted her life and personally donated thousands of dollars to improve the lives of those less fortunate. She firmly believes that “Together we can make a difference!” "

Donna Sokolowski, Marketing Consultant