Donate Now

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

TORONTO, ON –October 20, 2022 – Today, 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. The announcement was made at a wine tasting event at the Downtown Winery, which brought donors and prospects together, hosted by David Macedo, founder of Macedo Winery.

“With every donation, we are one step closer to making the Magellan Centre a reality for our community. Our thanks to the Tavares Family for believing in and supporting this much needed project. Your generosity will help with the building of this urgent home to support and care for Portuguese-speaking seniors in Ontario for years to come,” says Ulysses Pratas, Chair, Magellan Community Foundation.

Located in the heart of Toronto, the Magellan Centre will be the first long-term care home for Portuguese-speaking seniors; and affordable housing residences with a community hub for social gatherings. To make a donation and to learn more about this project, please visit

For more information or interview requests, please contact:
Natalie Santos

Font Resize