Our brunch pantry packages were a hot item this year! We delivered over 100 packages across the GTA on Sunday, November 6.
Proceeds will again support the Parkinson’s Research Excellence Fund at the Edmond J. Safra Program at Krembil Brain Institute, Toronto Western Hospital, UHN. Our hope is to “Fund a Fellow” for one year of research at Toronto Western. Thank you to everyone who contributed to this goal.
Porridge for Parkinson’s is honoured to receive the Bronze Upper Canada Medal from the UHN Foundation.
In a special video message from the UHN team, Dr. Lang said, “congratulations to the Porridge for Parkinson’s team, the volunteers, the donors, the chefs, and everyone that made this tremendous experience and success possible in support of what we do in Parkinson’s care and research. We appreciate your ongoing dedication.”
Thanks to all the generous Porridge for Parkinson’s partners and donors who have contributed to the achievement of this special award.
The Edmond J. Safra Program in Parkinson’s Disease is a program of the Krembil Brain Institute at Toronto Western Hospital. Dr. Anthony Lang, Dr. Diana Olszewska, Dr. Daniel Garbin Di Luca and our colleagues at the UHN Foundation talk about how P4P supports research and the goal of providing patients with the best clinical care possible.
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Mildred’s Temple Kitchen is renowned for flaky, buttery scones served with Strawberry Fruit Butter.
In 2020, Kata Ambrus opened Chocolat de Kat in the St. Clair West neighbourhood. Each bonbon is like a tiny piece of edible art.
Dr. Lang: “[fellows are] the future of our field, they’re the future of the care we provide, and they’re the future of the research.”
Chef John Horne, District Executive Chef, at Oliver & Bonacini. In his role at O&B, John oversees the culinary direction of the company’s portfolio, including Canoe, Biff’s Bistro, and Auberge du Pommier.
Dr. Philip Hébert is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto. He had an active practice in Family Medicine until his retirement from clinical medicine in 2010.
Jen has added her delicious sweet and spicy nuts to brunches since 2021 and shares her delicious recipe here.
Joanne contributed delicious granola to P4P’s 2021 brunch package. Now she has generously shared her recipe.
John and Marylou saw this year’s brunch-at-home format as a great alternative to the live event. Marylou placed an order for delivery on November 21st, which coincidentally was their wedding anniversary.
This month marks the fourth anniversary of Parallel, a popular middle-eastern restaurant in the Junction neighbourhood that showcases sesame butter or tahini in its many delicious forms.
Check out the TASTETORONTO November 2021 article – “Brunch with purpose this month with Porridge for Parkinson’s”
The generosity of our sponsors and donors makes it all possible.
The proceeds from our events fund groundbreaking research into the cause and cure for Parkinson’s Disease. Since 2019, they have been directed toward the Parkinson’s Research Excellence Fund at the Edmond J Safra Program in Parkinson’s Disease, at the Krembil Brain Institute, Toronto Western Hospital, UHN.