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November 2, 2024

Inaugural Gala

2024 Spring Update

DEAR MAGELLAN DONORS & SUPPORTERS It’s been a busy and exciting few months for Magellan and we wanted to take a few minutes to let you know how your donations are helping us bring long-term care and affordable housing to…

Interview with Natalie Santos – General Manager – Magellan Community Charities

Revista Amar: Natalie, for those who don't know you, tell us a bit about yourself. Natalie Santos: I am married, and my husband's name is Steve Ferreira. We have a daughter, Victoria Ferreira, who is 14 years old. They are…

2023 In Review

Dear Donors, Community Members and Friends, 2023 has been another exciting year for the Magellan Centre. Thanks to all of you we accomplished some amazing things. We have shovels in the ground and progress we can all see and feel…

Comunidade portugesa convidada a ajudar a construir lar de cuidados continuados em Toronto

Portuguese community invited to help build long-term care home in Toronto Read the article here: https://bit.ly/3G4EEvO

Long Term Care

Magellan Community Foundation receives generous donations from local organizations

Magellan Community Foundation is thrilled to announce $325,000 in new donations from prominent local organizations in our community. Manuel DaCosta, Board Chair of Magellan Community Charities, expressed his gratitude, saying "The incredible generosity of these partners will have a profound impact on…

Portuguese Long Term Care

Community celebrates groundbreaking of affordable and long-term care building in Davenport

Community celebrates groundbreaking of affordable and long-term care building in Davenport Read the article here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/640-landsowne-avenue-project-1.6969253

City of Toronto celebrates ground-breaking for 57 affordable rental homes and 256 long-term care beds at 640 Lansdowne Ave.

City of Toronto celebrates ground-breaking for 57 affordable rental homes and 256 long-term care beds at 640 Lansdowne Ave. Read the article here: https://www.toronto.ca/news/city-of-toronto-celebrates-ground-breaking-for-57-affordable-rental-homes-and-256-long-term-care-beds-at-640-lansdowne-ave/

Cerimónia de inauguração do Magellan Community Centre

September 22nd, 2023 Source: Milenio Stadium No dia 8 de setembro, a direção do Magellan Community Centre, convocou uma conferência de imprensa onde foram apresentados o conselho de administração e seus novos membros e detalhes da cerimónia de inauguração do…

Long Term Care

Magellan LTC centre serves Toronto’s Portuguese community

September 28th, 2023 Source: DCN-JOC News Services Toronto based Magellan Community Charities has broken ground on a new long-term care home to serve the Canadian-Portuguese community. Read the article here: https://canada.constructconnect.com/dcn/news/projects/2023/09/magellan-ltc-centre-serves-torontos-portuguese-community

Capital Campaign in GTA

Magellan Centre Groundbreaking Ceremony September 16th, 2023
(Photo Highlights)

Thank you to all for joining us at the Magellan Centre groundbreaking ceremony held on September 16th, 2023. Here's a glimpse of the unforgettable moments from our incredible celebration.

Portuguese Senior Home

PRESS RELEASE: From Vision to Reality: Magellan Centre’s Groundbreaking Ceremony Initiates Community Transformation

Toronto, Ontario – September , 2023 – Today, Magellan Community Charities is thrilled to announce the groundbreaking ceremony of the highly anticipated Magellan Centre. This momentous event signifies the start of an exciting new chapter, and we cordially invite the…

Portuguese Long Term Care in Toronto

70 Anos Canada, a volunteer organizing committee of Portuguese Canadians

TORONTO, ONTARIO: Today, 70 Anos Canada, a volunteer organizing committee of Portuguese Canadians - AnaBela Taborda, Angie Câmara, Bela Cumberbatch, Bernardino Ferreira, Bon Falcone, Jorge Ribeiro, Manuel DaCosta, Maria João Dodman, Matthew Correia, Tânia Barbosa -announce a yearlong program to…

Portuguese Senior Home in GTA

Grandes doadores ajudam a dar vida ao Magellan Centre

Para divulgação imediata, TORONTO, ON – 7 de Dezembro de 2022 – Hoje, o Magellan Community Foundation (MCF) anunciou que à medida que o ano de 2022 termina, o Centro Magellan recebeu uma série de doações monumentais. A LIUNA Local…

Portuguese Senior Home in GTA

Major donors step up to help bring the Magellan Centre to life

For Immediate Release TORONTO, ON – December 7th, 2022 – Today, Magellan Community Foundation (MCF) announced that as the 2022 calendar year comes to an end, the Magellan Centre has received a series of monumental donations. LIUNA Local 183, North…

Another major donor steps up to help bring the Magellan Centre to life

TORONTO, ON –October 20, 2022 – Magellan Community Foundation (MCF) announced that the Tavares Family has generously donated $100,000 in memory of David Nicodemio Tavares to help build the Magellan Centre.

Long Term Care

O Magellan Community Charities tem o prazer de anunciar a nomeação da sua Diretora-Geral

TORONTO, ON – 12 de Abril, 2022 – O Magellan Community Charities tem o prazer de anunciar a nomeação de Natalie Santos como Diretora-Geral. “Estamos extremamente entusiasmados por ter a Natalie na nossa equipa. Ela irá ajudar-nos a trazer à…

Portuguese Long Term Care in Toronto

Magellan Community Charities announces the appointment of General Manager

TORONTO, ON – April 12, 2022 – Magellan Community Charities is pleased to announce the appointment of Natalie Santos as its new General Manager. “We are thrilled to have Natalie join our team. She will help bring this important centre to life for our community,” says Charles Sousa, board chair. “Her leadership…

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Magellan Press Release – Jan 27

Magellan Community Foundation first-ever brand campaign a success TORONTO, ON – January 27, 2022 – Magellan Community Foundation (MCF) would like to thank the Portuguese media partners and the community for supporting its “Give Back – It’s Our Turn” brand…

MEDIA ALERT – December 17, 2021

Azorean immigrant Manuel Jacinto Clementino donates half a million dollars to help make the Magellan Centre a reality For Immediate Release: TORONTO, ON – December 17, 2021 – Today, Magellan Community Foundation (MCF) announced a $500,000 donation from Manuel Jacinto…

MEDIA ALERT

Major donors have stepped up to help bring the Magellan Centre to life For Immediate Release TORONTO, ON – December 14, 2021 – Today, Magellan Community Foundation (MCF) announced that the Ontario Formwork Association, Arnold Santos and Ermidio Alves have…

Long term Care

Magellan Community Foundation launches first-ever brand campaign

Magellan Community Foundation (MCF) launched its “Give Back – It’s Our Turn” brand-centric campaign to increase awareness of the Magellan Centre. This unique, multi-use building will be the first long-term care home for Portuguese-speaking seniors in Ontario, and offer affordable housing residences and a community hub complex.

Future Home of Magellan Community Charities’ Sign Unveiled

Magellan Community Foundation Chair, Ulysses Pratas and Magellan Community Charities Treasurer, Irene Faria were on hand on October 19, 2021 for the sign unveiling of “The New Home for Magellan Community Charities” on the site at 640 Lansdowne Ave in…

Portuguese Long Term Care in Toronto

Magellan Community Charities Uma casa portuguesa com certeza

Our vision is to build a centre, which represent the spirit of the portuguese community. We acknowledge the legacy of those who built the ground of we stand on. With openness, our hope is to ease the minds of families worried of their decision to place their loved one in the care of others

Magellan Community Charities vai abrir novo centro de idosos

Magellan Community Charities tem projectos ambisiosos para os idosos da communidade portuguesa da Grande Toronto e do resto do Canadá. A organização acaba deanunciar a construção de um centro de idosos que irá providenciar cuidasos prolongados e assistencia ã autonomia dos residentes.

Senior Housing and Long-Term Care at 640 Lansdowne Ave

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mayor John Tory to welcome the Federal Government's investment of $1.3 billion towards capital repairs at Toronto Community Housing. The funding is part of the National Housing Strategy and marks a turning point for social housing in Toronto.

The Finance Minister of Ontario announces licenses that provide 256 cultural specific long term care beds for the Portuguese community

O ministro das financas de Ontário anunciau sexta-feira (20) a cedencia de 256 camas para melhorar os cuidados continuados dos idosos de cumunidade portuguesa.

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