FFF MUN Leadership Award Winner writes about the "COVID cohort" [May 2020]
Michael O'Keefe won the 2018 MUN Chancellor's/Fry Family Foundation Undergraduate Leadership Award. Michael is also Newfoundland and Labrador's 2018 Rhodes Scholar. This prestigious scholarship has provided him with the opportunity to attend the University of Oxford where he is currently studying for a Master of Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government. Read Michael's article, The "COVID cohort"; Redefining what it means to study public policy in a time of global crisis HERE.
Community Centre Alliance hosts Food Now Fundraiser [May 2020]
The St. John's Community Centres teamed up with Mary Walsh and friends to raise money to provide meals and grocery gift cards to those who need it. Kim White, General Manager of the CCA said, "We have witnessed many people unable to access food or support services in our city, including children, families, seniors and persons living with disabilities.... Many food programs and food support services in the city were put on pause because of the pandemic. The Alliance realized that we needed to step in and help." The Fry Family Foundation is proud to support this initiative. Read about the Facebook Live fundraiser HERE.
FFF MUN Leadership Award Winner secures funding for company [October 2019]
Adam Keating won the 2017 MUN Chancellor's/Fry Family Foundation Undergraduate Leadership Award. Read about Adam's $2.7M funding for his CoLab Software company HERE.
FFF 'Best of the Best' Award winner inducted into CBHA Hall of Fame [August 2019]
Bob Dawson, Executive Director of the Froude Avenue Community Centre, was named as one of Fry Family Foundation's 'Best of the Best’ two years ago. He was recently inducted into the Canadian Ball Hockey Association Hall of Fame. See the video and hear Bob's inspiring message HERE.
FFF Marine Institute Leadership Award Winner recognized with MUN Award [May 2019]
Michaela Barnes has won the Marine Institute Fry Family Foundation Leadership Award for the past two years. Read about Michaela's accomplishments and her Outstanding Self-directed Learning Award from Memorial University HERE
Darryl Fry inducted into the Order of Newfoundland [January 2019]
The Order of Newfoundland and Labrador (ONL) is the highest honour of the province. The object of the order is to recognize individuals who have demonstrated excellence and achievement in any field of endeavour benefiting in an outstanding manner Newfoundland and Labrador and its residents. Read more HERE