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Jack.org and Bell Let’s Talk bolster support for youth mental health

$500,000 donation over 5 years to expand the reach of Jack Chapters in hundreds of communities around the country MONTRÉAL, QC–Bell Let’s Talk and Jack.org today announced a $500,000 investment over the next 5 years to equip Jack Chapter leaders with training, mentorship and digital education tools to support the …

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BMO Employees Rally Together to Combat Economic and Social Disparity

Company-wide, 10th annual Employee Giving Campaign to benefit the United Way among a wide range of organizations; Almost $190 million donated cumulatively during decade-long employee-driven campaign, including $22 million and counting in 2020 TORONTO–In a year that’s seen tremendous social and economic challenges, BMO employees across North America have come …

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CHARITY INTELLIGENCE RELEASES ITS 2020 TOP IMPACT CHARITIES

Toronto, ON–Charity Intelligence released its 2020 Top 10 Impact Charities to direct Canadian donors, who are putting much greater scrutiny into their giving, to the charities making the greatest impact. Most charities claim that they “make a difference” in the lives of those they work with. Charity Intelligence’s rigorous analysis …

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Nonprofit Fundraisers Receive A Major Gift from Canada Post

Now easier to thank donors and send a tax receipt AURORA, ON–Canada Post announced this week that they have acted upon the advocacy of Steve Falk, CEO of Prime Data, and other industry leaders and have included thank you notes with tax receipts in the Personalized Mail category. Until this …

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National Survey Reveals Vital Need for COVID-19 Relief Support Beyond Canadian Border

Children Believe study highlights Canadian generosity: 72 per cent of Canadians are willing to support charities that improve the lives of children and families in vulnerable communities in Canada and beyond Markham, ON–There has never been a greater need for the world and its communities to come together, and this …

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211 service goes nationwide with funding from the Government of Canada

Free, confidential service helps people impacted by COVID-19 to navigate available community and government supports OTTAWA–Everyone in Canada will soon have access to 211, a free, confidential information navigation service that connects people to critical government and community-based health and social services in their community thanks to funding from the …

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Canada Life calling on charities to apply for new seasonal donation

Six registered Canadian charities to each receive $10,000 funding boost during holiday season WINNIPEG, MB–Canada Life is calling on registered Canadian charities to apply for a one-time seasonal donation. As 2020 has been a tough year and many individuals and families are struggling, these donations are meant to help Canadians …

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“It’s got to keep going without me.” – Terry Fox

Forty Years after Terry Fox was forced to stop his Marathon of Hope, The Terry Fox Run goes on virtually TORONTO, ON–Today, The Terry Fox Foundation honours Terry Fox and his Marathon of Hope, which ended abruptly 40 years ago. While Terry was forced to stop, his dream of a …

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WE Charity reacts to concerns, drops grant program management

TORONTO, ON–WE co-founders Craig Kielburger and Marc Kielburger made the following statement in response to the concerns raised about the outsourcing of the COVID-19 student grant program’s $900 million budget to the WE Charity. Here’s the founder’s official statement: “In recent days, there has been enormous interest in the creation …

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CharitiesCOVID-19

Prime Minister announces added support for the Canadian Red Cross

OTTAWA, ON–The Canadian Red Cross is playing a critical role in Canada’s response to COVID-19. The organization is helping Canadians at quarantine sites, in long-term care facilities, and through its mobile field hospital. And now it needs our support to continue providing the expertise, services, and relief efforts that we …

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