Starfish Scholarships Project Updates
Starfish recently auctioned off a Huawei Matebook and a fishing trip in Hearst, Ontario.
Chocolate Bar Sales
Starfish has started selling chocolate to raise money for the scholarship fund.
Thanks to Duke of Edinburgh participant Olivia Dey for designing these amazing cards for the students who applied to the 2017 Starfish Scholarship.
Starfish Cookies at Western
Anne Kneale, Starfish's Vice President, recently fundraised over $400 selling popcorn, beverages, and starfish cookies outside of a musical production at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.
Donation from PJPII students
For the second consecutive year, the student council from Blessed Pope John Paul II Catholic Secondary School in Scarborough donated $250 to Starfish. A big thank you goes out to the student council, as well as Ms. Silliker!
Yoga at Western
Anne Kneale, Starfish's Vice President, held a yoga class for her classmates at Western University to raise money for Starfish's scholarship fund.
Bubble Tea Fundraiser
Duke of Edinburgh participants at Havergal College fundraised $60 for Starfish's scholarship fund by setting up a bubble tea booth in the boarding school.
Christmas Bottle Drive
Starfish founder Rosalyn Yake held a bottle drive over the Christmas holidays, collecting beer and wine bottles from friends, family, and colleagues. All proceeds went towards the Starfish scholarship fund.
Pennies for Dreams
Duke of Edinburgh participants at Havergal College wrapped up their Pennies for Dreams campaign. This campaign was inspired by the Pennies for Peace project and Greg Mortenson's book "Three Cups of Tea." The students collected over $100 in pennies for the Starfish Scholarship fund.
Used Book Drive
Silver participants at Havergal College's Boarding School collected used books and sold them to used book stores in Toronto, raising $70 for the Starfish Scholarship fund.
Starfish Scholarships in the News
This is an assortment of articles that have been written about our efforts.
Starfish Scholar in the Times of India!
Award World Magazine: "Whoinspiresu Contest Winner"
Starfish Scholarships' adventure makes the cover of Award World Magazine!
The Lindsay Daily Post: "Lindsay Native Hopes to Inspire"
Ryerson University Alumni Newsletter: "Alumni Wins Video Contest"
The Sustenance Project: "One Starfish at a Time"
Starfish Scholarships Nominated for Peter Cruddas Award