In The Community

Cheque presentation to SickKids

November 30, 2016

We are happy to present this cheque to the SickKids Foundation this year. Thank you to all who purchased a pumpkin in support of our annual SickKids fundraising campaign. The money raised will go towards helping SickKids to meet the health care needs of children and their families.

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7th Annual International Food Festival

November 4, 2016

The 7th annual International Food Festival (IFF)  brought hundreds of food fanciers, scores of volunteers and more than $4,000 to the Volunteer Association’s campaign to raise $250,000 to buy fetal monitors for the Woman and Child program. The lure of fragrant, ethnic foods, including Yummy’s scratch-made cabbage rolls, filled the Berwick Family Auditorium and drew staff ...

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Giving thanks this Thanksgiving

October 3, 2016

Every year, Thanksgiving is a time for reflecting on everything you are grateful for, a time to count all your blessings one by one, a time to appreciate the immense wealth that is your family and friends — it’s time for gratitude and appreciation. And this year is no different. With the most thankful of holidays ...

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Big Bike 2016

June 15, 2016

Yummy Market is proud to support this community event for the fourth year in a row in Vaughan. The Heart&Stroke Big Bike is a team event geared towards companies, community organizations and groups. Teams are made up of 29 enthusiastic riders who each commit to support heart disease and stroke research. Once again this year, ...

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11th Annual Walk’n Roll 4Education

May 28, 2016

Now in its 11th year, the annual Walk’n Roll 4Education Community Event was bigger and better than ever before.  Following a morning warm-up, students could choose between the 4km or 8km route around the neighbouring North York community. Upon returning to the Crawford Adventist Academy grounds, walkers and rollers were greeted by a food fair featuring Caribbean, Spanish and Filipino ...

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Good food, good to go

March 31, 2016

The Vaughan Food Bank receives two shopping carts worth of food from the Yummy Market located at 1390 Major Mackenzie Dr. W. Non-perishable food donations, all conveniently packed in canvas shopping bags, are available for purchase at checkout every day. Thanks to our customers’ generosity, our donation bins at the store exit are filling up fast. Because ...

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CARD receives fruit trays from Yummy Market

March 4, 2016

Yummy Market donates fruit trays for a bowling event in support of CARD.

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Give a Toonie. Fill a Tummy.

February 4, 2016

Did you know that kids in your community go to school hungry? 1 in 6 face hunger every year* (Statistics Canada). A toonie feeds a child a nutritious breakfast at school. This February, Yummy Market is proud to support the Toonies4Tummies campaign.        

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of York

September 3, 2015

        Yummy Market donates a gourmet grocery gift basket in support of a Big Brothers Big Sisters of York fundraiser held in Vaughan. The Big Brothers Big Sisters are children between the ages of 6 and 16 from difficult upbringings such as single parent, low income and newcomer families. This charity program provides positive role models and mentoring support ...

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Community’s favourite supermarket

June 24, 2015

Welcome to Yummyland! Or, at least that’s what you might think by looking at this 2015 Russian Toronto Yellow Pages cover. The Maple storefront’s central position on the cover is synonymous with an integral role our stores play in the Russian-speaking community of North York and Vaughan. From its inception to the present day, Yummy Market remains a ...

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Hunger takes no holidays…

June 17, 2015

  And neither do we when it comes to donating food to the families in need in our community. Our pre-packed food donation bags are now available for purchase daily at the Maple store located at 1390 Major Mackenzie Dr. West. All donated food bags will go to the Vaughan Food Bank. The Vaughan Food Bank services needy ...

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Big Bike is back!

June 11, 2015

And Yummy Market is back again with fresh and ready yummy foods for the participating teams. This year, two Yummy Market-supported fundraising events for Heart & Stroke were made complete with the delicious European fare which included turkey, tuna and vegetable sandwiches, fruit and veggie platters, and a huge success this year—apple blintzes. Visit our Facebook ...

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10th Annual Walk ‘n Roll 4Education

May 26, 2015

On Sunday, May 24 Yummy Market donated fresh fruits and vegetables for the 10th Annual Walk ‘n Roll 4Education community fundraising event held at Crawford Adventist Academy in North York. Following a morning warm-up, the participants could choose between the 4 km or 8 km route around the neighbouring North York community. Upon returning to the Crawford grounds, ...

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Yummy Market supports Victory Day 70 celebrations

May 11, 2015

In celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the WWII Victory Yummy Market supported a series of festive events culminating with a gala evening on May 9 in honour of the veterans. The events, stretching over the course of a few days, included a car rally to a Canadian Forces base in Barry, Ontario, a day of ...

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Happy anniversary!

March 31, 2015

Yummy Market donated a gift basket to its neighbouring business, Pure Motivation Fitness Studio, to help them celebrate their 6-year anniversary.

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Persian New Year at Maple

March 20, 2015

Our Persian associates celebrated Nowruz, the Persian New Year, with a traditional table setting (and with wide smiles) at our store in Maple at 1390 Major Mackenzie Dr. W.

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Yummy Market receives award!

January 21, 2015

Alexei Tsvetkov, Yummy Market’s CEO, was one of the selected community leaders to receive the Order of York Centre Award on January 15th, 2015. Hosted and presented by Mark Adler, MP, the award recognizes the company’s commitment and contribution to improving the lives of others in the community. Congratulations Yummy Market!

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32 Division community Christmas luncheon

December 23, 2014

  The 32 Division of the Toronto Police Services received festive cookie trays from Yummy Market for their annual Community Christmas Luncheon earlier this month held at the Willowdale Presbyterian Church Hall. The 16th annual Community Christmas Luncheon helped collect toy donations for the CHUM City Wish Fund. Local schools and businesses joined forces to ...

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Our “Russian Winter” float receives 1st place at the 15th annual Maple SantaFest parade

December 5, 2014

Sunday, November 23rd marked the 15th Annual Maple SantaFest Parade – a signature event that became a holiday tradition for the area and for Vaughan residents. The parade featured decked floats, great bands and community groups dressed festively all marching in celebration of the Holiday Season. Yummy Market, the General Sponsor of the “Russian Winter” ...

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Carrousel des Nations 2014

December 4, 2014

On Saturday, November 29th Yummy Market again sponsored the annual Carrousel des Nations – a fun community fundraising event that highlights and celebrates the unique multicultural experience provided at TFS (Toronto French School). The Senior School gym was transformed into a colourful world of flags where the guests could sample delicious food from around the ...

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5th annual International Food Festive (IFF)

November 22, 2014

On November 7th Yummy Market supported the Mackenzie Health Volunteer Association’s 5th Annual International Food Festive (IFF) by donating hot entrées for the Eastern European table and gift baskets for the raffle. All funds raised went to the Volunteer Association’s pledge to raise $500,000 over 3 years towards the $5 million cost of the new ...

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The Weekend to End All Women’s Cancers 60km walkathon

October 22, 2014

In September, Yummy Market generously donated fruits for a walkathon fundraiser in support of the Princess Margaret Campbell Family Research Centre. A booth was set up at a strategic point of the last stretch of the 60 km when most walkers need to have a juicy boost to keep moving to the finish line. “Thanks ...

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Heart & Stroke Big Bike fundraiser

May 29, 2014

Heart & Stroke Big Bike Fundraiser

Yummy Market supported the Heart and Stroke Big Bike fundraiser in Vaughan again this year by providing lunch and refreshments to all Big Bike Riders. On May 29th, people from all over the community were invited to ride the Big Bike for a wonderful cause. In order to ride the Big Bike, participants were asked ...

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The North York Mirror: Toy drive in partnership with the Breast Cancer Society of Canada

December 5, 2013

Yummy Market hosts toy drive with the Breast Cancer Society of Canada to bring holiday joy to local children in need.

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The North York Mirror: Yummy Market on Dufferin Street raises money for SickKids

November 18, 2013

From October 18 to October 31, Yummy Market at 4400 Dufferin St. raised money for SickKids by donating $1 for each pumpkin sold to the SickKids Foundation.

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JRCC receives 700 apples from Yummy Market in celebration of Rosh Hashana

September 16, 2013

jrcc

July 2013 – JRCC (Jewish Russian Community Centre) has received 700 apples from Yummy Market in celebration of Rosh Hashana.  With the help of several volunteers, the JRCC East Thornhill will spread the sweetness and joy of the Jewish New Year to 700 households in the neighbourhood. The packages, containing apples donated by Yummy Market, ...

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Yummy Market donates 3 gift cards worth $50 each to the NICU picnic

September 16, 2013

Mackenzie Health

July 2013 – Yummy Market has donated 3 Gift Cards worth $50 each to the NICU Picnic,  a family focused community event filled with fun activities, food, prizes, crafts, and a celebration of the special NICU miracles and little “NICU graduates”. The NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) at Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital cares for many ...

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Yummy Market supports local camp

September 13, 2013

Yummy Market's CEO Alexei Tsvetkov and York Centre MP Mark Adler

Yummy Market and York Centre MP Mark Adler joined forces in supporting a local camp by donating over 150kg of fruits, juice, and non‐perishable foods enough to feed approximately 80 children. Consuming nutritious foods helps children and teens grow, develop, and sustain the energy level necessary to succeed academically. “We are committed to giving back ...

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General sponsor of Barmaley and Others

June 26, 2013

General Sponsor of Barmaley and Others

General sponsor of Barmaley and Others

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Sponsor of the Big Bike Heart&Stroke

June 26, 2013

BigBike

May 2013 – Sponsor of the Big Bike Heart&Stroke fundraiser held at the Vaughan City Hall with seven teams in attendance including the Mayor of Vaughan’s team. The Heart&Stroke Big Bike is a team event geared towards community organizations, companies, and groups. Teams, made up of 29 enthusiastic riders committed to raise a minimum of ...

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Sponsor of the 8th Annual Walk ‘n Roll 4Education

May 8, 2013

60th Anniversary Alumni Weekend

Sponsor of the 8th Annual Walk ‘n Roll 4Education community event at the 60th Anniversary Alumni Weekend celebration. All proceeds went towards academy’s “CATCH THE VISION” Capital Campaign, the platform for the New Crawford School Project. Following a morning warm-up, participants could choose between the 4km or 8km route around the neighbouring North York community. ...

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Sponsor of the TFS Canada International School’s 50th Anniversary Fun Fair

May 7, 2013

TFS

Sponsor of the TFS Canada International School’s 50th Anniversary Fun Fair held at the Toronto French School. With an estimated attendance of over 1,500 guests, the Fun Faire was a great success complete with international food samplings, BBQ and a ton of fun activities for all.

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General Sponsor of the New Year’s Show for Kids

December 2, 2012

General Sponsor of the New Year’s Show for Kids

December 2012 –  General Sponsor of the New Year’s Show for Kids

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Gourmet Sponsor for the Carousel of Nations Event at the Toronto French School

November 15, 2011

TFS

Gourmet Sponsor for the Carousel of Nations Event at the Toronto French School

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Sponsor of the Veterans WWII TV Show

May 20, 2011

May 2011 – Sponsor of the Veterans WWII TV Show

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Adventist School event Sponsor

May 15, 2010

Craword Adventist Academy

May 2010 – Adventist School event Sponsor

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WWII Veterans at the National Restaurant Event

May 11, 2010

May 2010 – WWII Veterans at the National Restaurant Event and Table Sponsor

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Production and General sponsor of the Toronto Russian Youth Theatre’s

September 26, 2009

Toronto Russian Youth Theatre

Production and General sponsor of the Toronto Russian Youth Theatre’s (RCTCC) “The Inspector General” – a satirical play by the Ukrainian-born Russian dramatist and novelist Nikolai Gogol.

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Vasyl Popadyk Concert Sponsor

August 15, 2009

August 2009 – Vasyl Popadyk Concert

August 2009 – Vasyl Popadyk Concert Sponsor

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General Sponsor of the New Year’s Show for Kids

December 8, 2008

General Sponsor of the New Year’s Show for Kids 2008

December 2008 – General Sponsor of the New Year’s Show for Kids

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