The Outstanding Teenager Leadership Foundation (OTLF) was established in 2017 by Toronto teenagers, their families and philanthropists who shared a common passion for charity and volunteerism. OTLF was created with the goal of connecting youth to Canada's philanthropy scene and making professional connections accessible to all.
WHO ARE WE?
OTLF is a non-for-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness for the booming philanthropy industries.
To create a platform connecting teenagers of various backgrounds and ethnicities with charities and foundations to furthermore help those in need.
Founded in 2017, OTLF has already raised more than $130,000 for charity donations through fundraising events such as art auctions and performances.
Annual “All for Love Charity” events in support of SickKids.
Seminars with distinguished guest speakers.
Routine mentorship sessions.
The members of OTLF and its volunteers were invited to visit Parliament Hill and awarded in 2018.
Conducted research projects by youth on “the Chinese Immigrants and their Social Lives in Canada”, June – September 2019.
Held a fundraising event for UHN to protect our heroes against COVID-19, April 2020.
Organized 2021 North American Culture Program with Chinese youth of Shenzhen, China, July – August 2021. (Please see the document attached)
OTLF was commended by the Governor General of Canada, 2019.
OTLF was commended by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, 2018 and 2019.
OTLF was recognized by the Premier of Ontario in 2018 and 2019.
The honor name of OTLF was permanently engraved on the honor wall of The Hospital for Sick Children.
When the organization was first founded, Lucy Bao, Candice Wang, Richard Dong, Sunny Liu, and Allen Zha were the first members of the foundation, dedicating their hard work and efforts for the start of OTLF. We sincerely appreciate those efforts put in along with the help of their parents. On behalf of the organization, we would like to say thank you to these initial members of the Outstanding Teenager Leadership Foundation.
We sincerely appreciate the help of the following people aiding in the development of this foundation:
Technical: Mr. Hua Yang