Highlights from the 2024 Farley Foundation reception

The Westin Harbour Castle hotel in Toronto was filled with excitement at the end of January, as the Farley Foundation hosted its annual reception. It was a night filled with camaraderie, appreciation and a reflection on the achievements of 2023. Last year was a groundbreaking for the foundation. It kicked off with a strategic overview, [...]

2024-02-02T17:14:34+00:00February 2nd, 2024|News|0 Comments

Reflecting on 2023 and a bold vision to double our impact

As we step into the new year, it's both humbling and exhilarating to look back on the incredible milestones we achieved together. The Farley Foundation, from its modest origins, has blossomed to have a remarkable impact, touching the lives of more than 15,000 pets and their families across Ontario. Since our inception, we've provided veterinary [...]

2024-02-02T17:58:33+00:00January 15th, 2024|News|0 Comments

Mark your calendar for Giving Tuesday!

The Farley Foundation is thrilled to announce our participation in Giving Tuesday, the global day of giving, and we need your help to reach our $5,000 goal! Imagine a world where every pet has access to the veterinary care they deserve, regardless of their owner's financial situation. The Farley Foundation believes that pet owners shouldn’t [...]

2023-11-14T17:48:10+00:00November 14th, 2023|Events, News|0 Comments

Caledonia Veterinary Clinic receives Farley Foundation award

Last month during its annual reception, the Farley Foundation presented the Dr. Jim Hysen Friend of Farley Award to Caledonia Veterinary Clinic. The Dr. Jim Hysen Friend of Farley Award is to be given to an individual or organization that has demonstrated the qualities associated with the late Dr. Hysen (generosity, enthusiasm, camaraderie, and a [...]

2023-02-13T14:20:45+00:00February 13th, 2023|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Farley Foundation celebrates 20 years of helping people and pets!

On Jan. 9, 2002, a cat named Willie had surgery to remove bladder stones at an Ottawa veterinary clinic. Willie’s owner was an Ontario Disability Support Payment recipient, and they became the first to receive funding from the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association’s (OVMA) newly formed charity, the Farley Foundation. By the end of February 2002, [...]

2022-11-26T10:44:04+00:00June 23rd, 2022|News|0 Comments

2021 Fundraise for Farley Month raises more than $120,000

The Mississippi Veterinary Services team raised $10,000.   After being cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Fundraise for Farley Month returned in October 2021 with more than 290 veterinary clinics across the province raising over $120,000 to help low-income pet owners in Ontario. Fundraise for Farley Month is the foundation’s largest [...]

2022-01-24T16:38:05+00:00January 24th, 2022|Events, News|0 Comments

Fundraising during a pandemic: how to participate in Fundraise for Farley Month

After postponing its largest annual fundraiser last year to help prevent spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Farley Foundation is once again holding its annual Fundraise for Farley Month campaign in October. For veterinary clinics, businesses and supporters who are interested in fundraising but are concerned about both time management and staying safe, here are [...]

2022-01-24T16:39:34+00:00August 12th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Get active at home to help people and pets

For many, the last few months have been difficult. From wearing a mask in public to establishing our social circles, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we all think and carry out everyday tasks. Although it’s been a tough adjustment, many people have taken advantage of the opportunity to spend more quality time with [...]

2020-08-31T19:39:14+00:00August 31st, 2020|Events, News|0 Comments

2019 Bravecto Fundraise for Farley Month sets new record

Staff at Taunton Road Animal Hospital.   In October 2019, more than 340 veterinary clinics participated in Bravecto Fundraise for Farley Month, raising over $293,000 to help low-income pet owners in Ontario. It's the largest amount ever raised for the month-long campaign. Bravecto Fundraise for Farley Month is the foundation’s largest annual fundraiser. [...]

2022-01-24T16:29:47+00:00January 31st, 2020|Events, News|0 Comments

It’s time to help pet owners in need and fundraise for Farley!

On Oct. 1, the Farley Foundation kicks off its largest annual fundraising campaign to help low-income pet owners in Ontario. More than 330 veterinary practices across the province will organize events for Bravecto Fundraise for Farley Month. Funds raised will help pet owners in financial need — including seniors, disabled individuals, women at risk of [...]

2019-10-16T16:31:50+00:00October 1st, 2019|News|5 Comments
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