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Toronto Central

The Toronto Central chapter is involved in different events and projects throughout the year to help the poor and vulnerable in downtown Toronto.

Toronto Central Volunteers Serving at Sistering

Toronto Church Volunteers Serving at Sistering

These include:

The goal of the Toronto Central chapter is to help the poor and disadvantaged get to levels that they have never reached before and help them to  have  fresh hope again.

The Toronto Church  Chapter is led by Phil Osagie, the chapter director.  He  has demonstrated a strong commitment to helping the poor around the world, especially in Toronto and Africa.

Dr Phil Osagie, The Toronto chapter director

With a stong background in international business and public relations, Phil has been active in the work for the poor for many years. . He has been a community advocate and supporter of several charities including War Child, World Vision and the Canadian National Institute of the Blind (CNIB) where he serves as Vision mate. He is the co-founder of the African Blind Foundation, a charity that provides educational and material support to blind persons in the African continent.He is married to an ‘angel,’ Stella, and they have three sons.

Phil Osagie can be reached by email at

Annual Jeans, Boots and Socks Drive 


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