About Our Organization
The Verity Foundation
We empower generations of men to connect, heal, and create a true sense of community.
The Verity Foundation is a social impact organization that’s sole purpose is to bring men of all ages together so they can create healthy relationships and learn from one another.
We bridge the generational gap with our “Timeless Talks” program and podcast that gathers meaningful interviews from each generation and develops them into interactive learning exercises.
Male mental health, incarceration, loneliness, and suicide rates are at the highest ever recorded and The Verity Foundation believes we can reduce all of the above by creating an intentional community.
A connected community learns together, grows together and thrives together.
Timeless Talks Podcast
The EDGE Program
The EDGE is a structured men’s group that is focused on supporting men to become leaders in all areas of their lives.
We are a community of brothers that support, accept, and hold each other accountable. Starting in September we will be working with a limited number of committed men that want to build strong relationships, step into bigger leadership roles, and grow in their personal lives. I would like to offer this program to you because I respect you and I think you have a lot to offer the group.
It’s time to ELEVATE!
The Verity Foundation is dedicated to giving our elders a voice and sharing their legacy across generations. Our “Wild Wisdom” initiative captures stories and life experiences from our seniors through recorded interviews and transforms the messages into interactive exercises for adult and youth programs. Our goal with this program is to actively engage our seniors with the greater community. Verity is committed to honouring our past with the intention of creating a better future. We believe that everyone deserves to be remembered, and we all have a legacy to offer the world.
How will you be remembered?
*Fifty-one out of every 100,000 white males older than 85 commit suicide each year, more than any other group by age, sex and race.
*Social isolation in Seniors can increase the risks of mental health issues such as depression, dementia, social anxiety, and low self-esteem.
Learn More About Verity
The Verity Foundation is in the process of developing our youth programs. We are currently engaging with parents, teachers, coaches, and the youth directly to understand the specific needs of this demographic and how they are interconnected with the Adult and Senior Men. We are currently creating some of the following programs: outdoor adventure, mentorship, leadership, entrepreneurship, finance, community engagement, environmentalism, athletics, etc.
We believe that the youth have an intrinsic wisdom that needs to be acknowledged! As we prepare our younger generation to take responsibility for the world it is equally important to guide them as well as listen to their needs and perspective. Everyone has value to add to our community and as we broaden the input we will also broaden the impact we have on our people and the planet.
*According Canadian Community Health Survey 15- to 24-year-olds had the highest rates of mood and anxiety disorders of all age groups.
*Psychosocial factors such as experiencing stress or negative social behaviours (for instance, social isolation, loneliness, anger, bullying) are also risk factors for depression and suicidal ideation.