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Feb 3, 2016

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We are proud to support many charitable events in our community. 
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CIBC Run for the Cure- 2011 
Team Torkin Manes ran/walked/jogged/limped for the Cure on October 9, 2011, raising just over $4,000 for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

 
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Legal Challenge Wheelchair Relay 
For the fifth year in a row, the Torkin Manes Tornados participated in the Legal Challenge Wheelchair Relay for the Canadian Paraplegic Association Ontario, which took place on September 18, 2011, contributing $3,322 to the cause.

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Ball Hockey for SickKids 
On September 10, 2011, Torkin Manes participated in the annual Mathews Dinsdale Ball Hockey Tournament in support of The Hospital for Sick Children. We had a 3-1 record and finished tied for first place in our division. Along with five other teams, we helped raise approximately $3,700 in support of SickKids Foundation.

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2011 Walk Now for Autism Speaks 
Another year and another successful walk! On June 26, 2011, our Torkin Manes/Sir William Osler team raised $5,875.75 in support of Autismn Speaks Canada, once again earning us the Gold Award.

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Ride for Diabetes Research 
Torkin Manes lawyers raised $3,810 for diabetes research when they took part in the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's 2011 Toronto Ride for Diabetes Research at the Metro Convention Centre on September 9, 2011.

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Torkin Manes' associates help the homeless 
For the week of May 29 - June 2, 2011 the associates of Torkin Manes are heading out onto the streets of Toronto to help the homeless. Through the Canadian Jewish humanitarian and relief organization Ve'ahavta, teams of associates are loading vans with food and clothing and going out on shifts from 6:00 pm to midnight, delivering aid to homeless people throughout the city.

Ari TenenbaumAaron English and Jodi Kovitz getting ready to board a van on the event's first night.

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2010 Walk Now for Autism Speaks 
Torkin Manes teams up with Sir William Osler High School for the Walk Now for Autism Speaks Canada and in 2010 we received the Gold Award because of your generous donations. The 2011 Walk is on June 26 and this year, our goal is to win the Platinum Award!

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Icewave Volleyball Tournament 
On February 12, 2011, Torkin Manes participated in the Icewave Indoor Beach Volleyball Tournament in support of The Hospital for Sick Children. We raised a total of $800 for SickKids Childhood Cancer Research.

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Legal Challenge Wheelchair Relay 
For the fourth year in a row, the Torkin Manes Tornados participated in the Legal Challenge Wheelchair Relay for the Canadian Paraplegic Association Ontario, which took place on September 19, 2010 contributing $5,500 to the cause.

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Torkin Manes Runs for the Cure 
OnOctober 3, 2010 the Torkin Manes Team raised more than $5,500 at the 2010 CIBC Run for the Cure in support of a cure for breast cancer. Thanks to everyone for your generous support!

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Ball Hockey for SickKids On May 15, 2010, Torkin Manes captured the championship at the annual Mathews Dinsdale Ball Hockey Tournament in support of The Hospital for Sick Children. Our team, comprised of lawyers, students, clerks and assistants, was undefeated in the challenge for law firm ball hockey supremacy. Along with six other teams, we helped raise approximately $3,000 in support of SickKids Foundation.

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Bowling for a Good Cause On April 11, 2010, Our Torkin Manes Bowling team (yes, we cobbled together a bowling team) won first prize in the Law Society's fundraiser for the Lawyers Feed the Hungry programme. And yes, we even had team bowling shirts made to look the part. The Lawyers Feed the Hungry programme feeds over 1300 meals weekly served by over 100 volunteers and is one of Toronto's year-round community meal programs for residents in need.

 

 

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Becel Ride for Heart 
Our team raised $32,227 for the Heart and Stroke Foundation in this year's Ride for Heart on June 7, 2009. We were the top fundraising team in our category for the ninth year in a row, and seventh overall for the entire event.

Congratulations to Barry Arbus who was one of only eight Platinum Fundraisers, raising more than $10,000, and Irv Kleiner who was one of only 22 Gold Fundraisers, raising more than $5,000.

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2009 Sporting Life 10K 
Torkin Manes and its friends and clients raised over $7,500 in the Sporting Life 10K Challenge to benefit Camp Oochigeas for Children with Cancer. Thank you to so many of you who made a donation to Camp Oochigeas in support of our team.

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Torkin Manes' Fashion Targets Breast Cancer Campaign 
Torkin Manes raised $5,535 in the Rethink Breast Cancer campaign, by selling 2008 Fashion Targets Breast Cancer T-shirts, scarves and totes. We were this year's top fundraiser, helping to support breast cancer research and to help spread awareness of the disease.

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Mathews Dinsdale Ball Hockey Tournament 
The Torkin Manes team took part in the tournament on Saturday, October 18, 2008 and along with seven other teams helped raise approximately $3,500 in support of SickKids Foundation.

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Torkin Manes Runs for the Cure 
On Sunday, October 5, the Torkin Manes Team raised more than $6,500 at the 2008 CIBC Run for the Cure in support of a cure for breast cancer.

Thank you to all of you for your generous donations!

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Legal Challenge Wheelchair Relay 
On September 21, the Torkin Manes Tornados raised $2,175 in the Legal Challenge Wheelchair Relay for the Canadian Paraplegic Association Ontario.

In total, $4,675 was raised for this great cause.

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Becel Ride for Heart 
Our team raised $32,551 for the Heart and Stroke Foundation in this year's Ride for Heart on June 1. We were the top fundraising team in our category for the eighth year in a row, and second overall for the entire event.

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