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A Night Under The Sea

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A Night Under the Sea

We are also hosting an After Party!



Believe it or not! ProAction Cops & Kids is hosting another fantastic evening!
Take a dive into another world with ProAction Cops & Kids! On Friday, May 9th, 2014 we are giving guests the chance to explore life under the sea at Toronto’s new Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada.

Step right up folks and support a worthy cause!
Enjoy an elegant and exclusive way to experience one of Toronto’s newest attractions. Private tours of the aquarium will be scheduled throughout the evening as part of the ProAction Cops & Kids Under the Sea underwater adventure.

The greatest show on earth!
As the waters of the world are explored, guests will also meet ProAction program youth who will astound and amaze them with all they achieved and learned from their officer mentors! There will be fine food and fine wine as guests mix and mingle and make their way through the midway silent auction.

Did you know?
The adventure begins at 8:00 PM at Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada located at 288 Bremner Blvd.

Choose your costume!
Dress code is business casual or cocktail attire.

For more information regarding this event, and how to reserve your spot for a private tour of Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, please contact:  Sabrina Holmes at 416-222-7011 or sabrina@copsandkids.ca.

ProAction Cops & Kids is a registered charity. All tickets purchased are eligible to receive a tax receipt. Charity # 887700862RR0001.

ProAction Receives Molson Cup Donation

ProAction Cops & Kids received the Moslon Cup donation on March 19, 2014. We are so grateful to all our supporters for helping us to continue funding amazing police-youth programs! Thank you for the kind donation!


Thank you for your votes!

Thank you to everyone who voted for ProAction Cops & Kids to win a MLSE Foundation Team Up grant!

Winners will be announced on April 1st, 2014, so check back to see if we were one of the $50,000 recipients!

New Interactive Application Form for Toronto Camping Programs is now available for download

Jeans & Jewels Flyer (sm)Starting this year, all Toronto Camping Programs must use the new Toronto Camping Program Application Form now available on our Toronto Forms webpage.

DEADLINE: Officers planning to run a Camping Program in 2014 must submit their application by February 28, 2014.

If you have any questions about the new form or procedures, don’t hesitate to contact Neelofer Samaroo at 416-222-7011 or  neelofer@copsandkids.ca.

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Grant Application Update for Toronto Police

Please note that a few things have changed in our grant application process:

Click here to view the revised Toronto Grant Forms.

Consider earmarking your United Way donation

This year, when making your United Way donation, please consider directing your funds to ProAction Cops & Kids. Your donation will be used to fund the much needed programs ProAction supports in Toronto, Durham Region and Hamilton. Be part of the ever-growing groups that are helping reach more and more of our youth and getting more and more police officers involved. (ProAction Cops & Kids Charitable registration #887700862 RR0001)

20 Years of Bridging the Gap!

ProAction Cops & Kids is extremely proud of how far we have come since our organization was founded in 1991. For over two decades we have worked diligently with police officers in our three Chapters, Toronto, Durham Region and Hamilton to help establish positive, lasting relationships between cops and kids.

Learn more about ProAction Cops & Kids and how we are working towards a brighter future through exciting ProAction programs and initiatives.

Our Story

PaninisProAction Cops & Kids was founded in 1991 when Toronto businessman John L. Bitove Sr. realized that the City of Toronto would benefit from its youth and police officers having a better relationship with each other. Benefits include: kids beginning to understand and respect police and vice versa, the perception of police improving in the larger community and opening lines of communication between youth and police begin to break down the culture of silence.

Since 1991, ProAction has become the largest private funder of Toronto police programs for youth and has expanded to include chapters in Durham Region (2007) and Hamilton (2008). ProAction works with these police services that make community building a priority and is proud to provide financial assistance to help make police-youth programs a reality.

Police officers are at the heart of every program funded by ProAction Cops & Kids. Each program is initiated and organized by police officers. ProAction encourages officers to share their passions with youth, providing programs with a wide range of activities: sports and camping, arts, leadership, life skills and safety. Many programs include one-on-one mentoring between cops and kids. Participating youth are identified by police officers with the help of local schools, youth workers, churches and community centres.

Our Mission

At ProAction Cops & Kids, we believe that establishing a positive relationship between cops and kids at risk will strengthen our community today and for the future. By funding programs that bring local cops and kids together, we help create an environment of mutual understanding and respect.

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