Each year we walk in memory of an awesome young man named Zion Patrong who passed suddenly at the tender age of 14.  Our aim to raise funds to support our programs and bring awareness to changes we'd like to see in our community.


We believe the solution to reducing youth and gun violence is not contingent on more policing but rather more accessible youth programming/resources, more unity in our communities and more police training.


PowerFilled Youth's programs and initiatives are designed to engage, empower, educate, inspire and uplift BIPOC children and Youth.


 Here's how you can help us raise funds to support our 2021-2022 youth programs and outreach initiatives.


Join our 50/50 raffle!


1 ticket - $5

3 tickets - $10

8 tickets - $20


Better odds of winning more than $100 than OLG and you'll be supporting a great cause! Win-Win!




Shortlisted as one of 25 finalists to receive the 2019 Governor Generals Canada History Award for Community Programming

Engage | Inspire | Educate | Impact | Empower

PowerFilled Youth TO (PFYTO ) is a registered Canadian non-profit organization that was established in 2016 dedicated to engaging, educating, empowering, uplifting and inspiring BIPOC children and youth. 


Through mentor-ship, skills workshops, leadership and physical activities, dramatic arts and community outreach initiatives, children and youth develop confidence and character while learning about self-love, social justice, black history and culture and the value of positive community engagement. 

Invest in our communities


Invest in our youth


"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or if we wait for some other time.

We are the ones we've been waiting for.

We are the change that we seek."

Barack Obama

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Weekly Sessions

The PFYTO team meets  weekly examining various character development traits - their meaning, importance and relevance in today's society.  Through debate, discussion, leadership activities, skills workshops and  dramatic arts we examine and explore these traits as they relate to our lives and community.

Community involvement and outreach are also core aspects of our PowerFilled Youth TO.  The PFYTO team continues to show their commitment to creating positive community engagement opportunities. 


Our "PILOT" Talks series allow leaders within our community to​ engage meaningfully with the team, sharing wisdom, knowledge and life experiences.




Due to the Covid 19 crisis, we are not able to get out in the community and do our random Acts of Kindness campaign as planned, but we won't let that stop us!  


Check out our very own Jahtayah talking about how much she loves the program and all the great work PowerFilledYouth TO has been doing in our community

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts Ellen Degeneres and team for this truly memorable moment and your incredible generousity. 

Listen to Kai talking about how literacy keeps him connected to his community and our new Seniors Paints Pals Program!

Jahtayah is back as a special guest on That TVO kids Show, kicking off their Black History Month celebrations and speaking about Black Inventor Elijah McCoy.  Check her out!

 Getting ahead doesn't always happen alone.


We need mentors and advocates to support us.  Finding impactful mentorship is unquestionably valuable and we invite and encourage members of our community to join us and share their knowledge and skills. 

For more info on how you can get involved, please contact us at info@powerfilledyouthto.ca