The Markham Federation of Filipino Canadians is a non-profit organization committed to the promotion and preservation of the Filipino culture and heritage through dialogue, educational, social and cultural activities.


Local Group Receives $122,500 OTF Grant to Expand Centre

May 23, 2009, Markham – The theme of the Markham Federation of Filipino Canadian’s 20th Anniversary Dinner/Fundraiser on Saturday night was “A Toast to Diversity”. It was also the setting for an announcement by the Hon. Michael Chan, MPP and Fatima Haji, a volunteer with the Ontario Trillium Foundation, that the organization has received a one year, $122,500 grant to renovate and expand upon their building, located on Denison Street.

 “A20th Anniversary is a special time for reflection about what has been achieved and where the future will take you,” said the Honourable Michael Chan, M.P.P., Markham-Unionville. “The Markham Federation of Filipino Canadians has made a strong contribution to our community and now, with this funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, there will be more room to offer support, learning and recreational activities”

2009 MFFC DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT AWARDEES

May 23, 2009, Markham  During the Markham Federation of Filipino Canadian’s 20th Anniversary Dinner/Fundraiser on May 23rd 2009, MFFC honored and  awarded 6 residents of Markham,
who are of Filipino heritage and who have
outstanding achievements in and contributions to their fields of endeavour:
 
    Gerald Misa - Education
    Noel Cruz - Professional field
    Elsie Altamirano-Villanueva - Business and Entrepreneurship
    Pablo de Jesus, Jr. - Business and Entrepreneurship
    Alex Chiu - Public Service
    Marlene Mogado - Public Service