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Fathers Across Cultures (FAC) was established in 2009, by Rev. Sky Starr and concerned residents, in response to the need for positive male role models in the home and community, which has adverse effects on the behaviour and attitude of young men and fathers-to-be.

The FAC Team

Out Of Bounds Grief Support Services and Doorsteps Neighbourhood Services have partnered to support and empower fathers in our community. Mentorship programs for men and young men (13+) as well as an annual Father's celebration will be organized through the Fathers Across Cultures Initiative which is managed by Rev. Sky Starr Director of Out of Bounds Grief Support. Doorsteps Neighbourhood Services will soon be offering a mentorship program for fathers of children and youth (12 and under).

We are grateful to the Student and Staff volunteers from Newtonbrook & Westview Centennial Secondary Schools who continue to lend their time, talents and energy to our events and initiatives in the community.

Out of Bounds Grief Support

Brothers Unlimited
Westview Centennial Secondary School
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Newtonbrook Secondary School


Fathers Across Cultures (FAC) welcomes new volunteers. We are looking for reliable, hard-working, self-starting, independent, enthusiastic students who are excited about our community initiatives and who want to be among the next generation of community leaders with a caring heart. For more information about how you can become involved please download our FAC Volunteer Criteria.pdf:

Special thanks to out FAC Student Volunteer Coordinators:
FAC Club at Newtonbrook - Staff Advisor Ms. Donna Blanco
Westview Fac Volunteer Coordinator - Nina Aversa


What's New...

Fathers Across Cultures

Honouring: Fathers, Mentors and Fathers-to-be at the our annual "Celebrating Fatherhood" dinner and show

Fathers Across Cultures - Press Release

This family event will recognize fathers, mentors and young men for the high value and level of importance
they bring to the family system. It will highlight the contributions of men in our community who emulate
consistent leadership qualities in conjunction with our “Father of the Year” honouree.

Join us on On Saturday, June 20th, 2015, “Celebrating Fatherhood” Dinner and show, to honour fathers, mentors and fathers-to-be.

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FREE Volunteer Rally

Our 2011 Fathers' Celebration

Our third Annual Fathers' Celebration - Dinner & Show Fundraiser made the news!
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Our symposium: 'Family Jubilee' was a great success!

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Thanks all those whose generous contributions of time and resources made the Jubilee a great success. Special thanks to:

Sick Kids Hospital & The Canadian Pediatric Society "Speak, Read, Sing" Literacy Program contributed a Literacy Booth, providing Free Books & Giveaways for kids and families.

Greg Lovering Scott Funeral Home - Weston Rd. Chapel for his generous support.

David Milligan facilitated our blog workshop. A former CBC producer/writer & broadcast professional, David has created a wonderful & witty blog entry about the workshop on his blog gottausewords.com