Sheldon Inwentash and his wife Lynn Factor have worked together for years to support organizations dedicated to making a positive impact, especially on the lives of children. Lynn, who has a background in social work, has even had an award named in her honour by the Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada.

These are some of the biggest philanthropic highlights of their partnership in philanthropy:

$15M gift for Social Work Program at University of Toronto

Calling it a tribute to his wife and a chance to give back to his alma mater for launching him into a successful career, entrepreneur Sheldon Inwentash yesterday donated $15 million to the faculty of social work at the University of Toronto. It’s being hailed as the largest-ever gift of its kind in North America.

The Lynn Factor Stand Up for Kids National Award

One of Lynn Factor’s passion projects is working with the Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada to help improve the lives of children across the country. You can also watch her interview about the Kids National Award program on YouTube. You can read more about Lynn’s involvement with the organization here.

Lynn Factor Receives Order of Canada

“For her extraordinary service and generosity, Lynn has been named to the Order of Canada, an honour for which we offer our most sincere congratulations and heartfelt thanks.”

Child and Youth Advocacy Centre

Learn about how Sheldon Inwentash and Lynn Factor have worked with the Child and Youth Advocacy Centre in this article from Toronto City News.